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The veteran chef opens up about what it takes to stay relevant and reflects on the legendary Indigo for an exclusive chat with TLM.
Writer 4 The Lab Mag
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February 6, 2024

‘I don’t take myself seriously, I take what I do seriously,’ says Chef Rahul Akerkar

After an hour-long interview with veteran chef and restaurateur, Rahul Akerkar, I...


Feb 2024
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Writer 4 The Lab Mag
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January 27, 2024

Knowing the world of food through MasterChef Andy Allen’s eyes

The moment we heard that Chef Andy Allen was coming to Maximum...


Jan 2024
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Writer 4 The Lab Mag
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January 27, 2024

Comedian Olga Koch on being an outsider in India and a Mumbai fan

“What’s your favourite vada pav place in Mumbai?” asked Russian-British comedian Olga...


Jan 2024
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Writer 4 The Lab Mag
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January 10, 2024

The brothers behind pan-Asian chain Foo bring forth Pompa in Bandra

Every month, the maximum city sees countless new restaurants and bars, but...


Jan 2024
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Writer 4 The Lab Mag
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December 22, 2023

Bonobo: An ape-solute haven for 15 years

“Bonobo tonight?” I message every Wednesday morning on my group chat as...


Dec 2023
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Admin2 The Lab Mag
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December 18, 2023

Kari Apla is serving young Indian cuisine, but what does that mean?

When I first heard about Kari Apla serving young Indian food in...


Dec 2023
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Girinandini Singh
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November 7, 2023

Veganism is changing the way we eat for the better

‘Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far...


Nov 2023
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Admin2 The Lab Mag
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November 6, 2023

Move over Teen Patti: SHASN creator on India’s booming board game industry

Board games are how I peel off work. Games like Unfair have...


Nov 2023
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The Lab Mag
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October 17, 2023

Aditi Dugar – the woman at the helm of India's culinary transformation

“Never change.” This piece of advice may seem basic, but for Aditi...


Oct 2023
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Writer1 The Lab Mag
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July 7, 2023

What is Best Cure for a Hangover? We asked the pros

As responsible adults navigating our daily lives, some of us are still...


Jul 2023
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The Lab Mag
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June 25, 2023

"I believe a good book should do both – lift you up, and break you down."

Ever been so engrossed in a good book that time and space...


Jun 2023
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The Lab Mag
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June 20, 2023

The love story of Winnie, Gurleen and their Gay Gaze

In a world yearning for LGBTQIA++ representation and acceptance, safe spaces for...


Jun 2023
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The Lab Mag
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June 9, 2023

Two of Asia’s top 50 restaurants' culinary collaboration comes to Mumbai

In the world of gastronomy, where the fusion of culinary cultures and...


Jun 2023
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The Lab Mag
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May 17, 2023

Over a martini with mixologist Matteo Cadeddu

Have you ever wondered what goes on inside the brains behind your...


May 2023
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The Lab Mag
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May 14, 2023

How Ankit Gupta transformed his mum’s love for Burma into a culinary empire

Back in the early 2000s, in a country where single-cuisine restaurants were...


May 2023
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The Lab Mag
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December 12, 2018

Delhi Is The Better Food Destination, Claims Chef Saransh Goila

He harboured a dream and made it grand. He is passionate about...


Dec 2018
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