Magandeep Singh

Articles By Magandeep Singh

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There is more to modern Indian cuisine than western plating

Post a year-long refurbishment when they reopened, the much lauded 360 was flocked by patrons who had missed it like oxygen for the last 365 days or so.

Indian cuisine, Modern Indian cuisine, western plating, La Piazza, Indian diaspora News

Zomato case: Is the guest always right?

Educating the consumer helps to build brand loyalty and authority that doesn’t push them away

Zomato case, Zomato non secular cooments, Zomato Aggregators, zomato restaurants talks  restaurant owners News

Indian brands that are heralding beer revolution

If ever there was a drinks prom, beer would be the undisputed king (and queen) of the evening!

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The Delhi-Bombay divide: Two unrelated yet affable dining experiences

Two unrelated yet very affable dining experiences that I have been privy to—one in each city.

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Between sips: The tea and coffee divide

Coffee is friendly and hip like beer, tea is more akin to wine — old-school and snooty.

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World Cognac Day: Celebrating an artistic expression of man and nature

Cognac is an artistic expression of man and nature, carefully crafted and patiently honed over time

World Cognac Day, when is World Cognac Day, Renaud Fillioux de Gironde, Hennessy, Cognac News

The best restaurant in the world

So if you have any favourite home delivery places in your city, please send in the names: I’d be happy to populate a list, purely crowd-sourced, and share it forth.

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Happy hour: Top 10 beers to help you cool down this summer

With the mercury rising steadily, it’s time to sit back with a glass of chilled beer in hand. Here’s our list of the top 10 beers to help you cool down this summer...

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The Malbec grape — Argentina’s wine superstar

Among these many days, there is a relatively young one which celebrates the wines from the Malbec grape. It falls on April 17 and is celebrated worldwide in an effort to garner attention towards Argentina’s wine superstar.

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Standing the test of time: Some restaurants in Delhi have consistently been serving up great meals

The world of restaurants today is as fleeting and ephemeral as smoke patterns, or ripples in water—they come and go with changing winds and tides.

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Rooh: A restaurant that will serve in a fixed-menu-style format

A new beginning: A restaurant that tries to bring about a shift in the existing paradigm of how things are perceived is always a welcome endeavour

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Raising a Toast! Celebration of whisky and French food throws up some delectable surprises

The idea is to dispel the myth that French food is fussy, snooty or bland. It can be fun, casual and very social.

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Traditional tea ceremony in Japan brings out versatility of this popular beverage

The traditional Japanese tea ceremony brings out the versatility and flavour profiles of Japanese teas.

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It’s not just eyes and nose that constitute taste, but also ears, says Magandeep Singh

The secret to furthering your enjoyment of a beverage is to listen. Tune in and pick up all the little facts on file that you can about the product and you will instantly find your understanding of the product (if not also it

Making things taste better News

Wine club: A healthy wine market should always try to be democratic

Chapoutier from Rhone valley in France is a similarly well-placed and respected brand and they, too, are on the local shelf, testimony again to the fact that we are surely drinking better.

Industry News

This restaurant in Gurugram does a deft job of sitting solidly in space that is cognisant yet curious

In that sense, it is less diamond and more dad-bod shaped, but let’s not get caught up in semantics.

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Between sips: Top brands in India making conscientious effort to set themselves apart

Alcohol industry is maturing at both ends, both the manufacturer and the consumer.

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White Walker — the whisky that needs no ice!

We have more events around the drinks space in the span of a few wintery months than we do the rest of the year. Here is what has been keeping my liver busy.

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Between Sips: The uniqueness of dry Italian wine

The future for Italian sparkling wines promises to be sweet as long as the wines are dry.

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Between Sips: The diverse range of Spanish wines

Spanish wines are so diverse and distinct that they have managed to command a presence alongside the best in the world

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New liquors launched in India: here is a full list

The past few weeks have been particularly rich when it comes to new beverages being launched in the country.

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French Wine is passion imbibed in countrymen’s DNA

How does one define Frenchness? A survey long ago listed these as the top three factors: to speak French; to believe in ‘Liberty, Equality & Fraternity’; and, finally, to know how to appreciate good food and wine. Tha

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Between the sips: What Indian hospitality institutes can learn from France

Recently, I was in France, invited by the President. And if it hadn’t been for Brexit, we would have had a fabulous time together. Not holding-hands-and-singing-songs kinda fabulous, but the let’s-drink-and-talk-food-and-

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What you need know before taking a sip of Australian Wine

Well—and especially since I’m making a case for Australian wines here today—for a country/continent/island that is many times bigger than western and central Europe combined, it is quite a poor show to club its wines un

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Indians should change the way they serve, sip and study Wine in India

For starters, I realised that the western wine courses, which I had been running for more than a decade were a complete waste of time in the Indian context.

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11th Indian Sommelier Championship: Beverage competition keep dialogue alive

In a country plagued with high taxes and other barriers, beverage competitions go a long way in keeping the dialogue alive.

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Trouble with pursuing a profession you love is it doesn’t free you from the shackles of work, says Magandeep Singh

When a restaurant gives you the luxury to ‘switch off’, it’s time to sit back and relax .

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