Magandeep Singh

Haute cuisine

For the longest time, the stand-alone business has been hitting hotels where it hurts most.

06 Jan 2019

Essence of france

I remember when I first arrived in France to study, I spoke a smattering of French, most of it with horrible grammar and a terrible accent to boot.

24 Nov 2018

India and the Michelin

Recently, I was privy to a very finely curated meal by the German Sühring Twins who run Bangkok’s top table.

22 Sep 2018

Fine (French) dining

Of all the traditional cuisines not too liked by the average diner, French cuisine rates very high. It is written off for being bland, and rather expensive.

11 Aug 2018

Rise of Rental Cuisine

It’s common for cuisines to adopt local flavours in foreign lands so as to appeal to the locals but places that pose as fine dining spaces should know better.

01 Jul 2018

Fantastic fine dining

Food, apart from feeding, should always fascinate.

02 Jun 2018

Awards that should be

If I had a penny for every random outfit that decides to confer their own restaurant awards just because their star-boy likes to get his free meals there, I would still have lesser pennies than the nu

12 Apr 2018

Vegetarian luxury

I am no food critic (nor a foodie, or worse still, a blogger), but I will be the first one to acknowledge that the ITC Hotels have done a fabulous job of preserving the traditional Indian fare.

10 Mar 2018

The (Re)Source of Success

In an era when restaurants open and shut like a dime a dozen, there are a few that I absolutely don’t enjoy.

20 Jan 2018

Time for chocolate pairings

It is that time of the year when the North Pole is farthest from the sun, but chocolate is closest to our hearts.

17 Dec 2016