Pizza fiesta

CE speak to Jasper Reid, the Founder and CEO of Dolomite Restaurants Pvt. Ltd, the company that manages the Jamie Oliver Restaurants in India.

published on : 14th January 2023

Maharashtrian cuisine, a melting pot

Whether Sambhaji took Sambhar to the South or it was the Udupi restaurants cooks who brought their hybrid Sambhar to Maharashtra is a debate that will carry on till eternity.

published on : 8th January 2023

Now, order food from multiple local restaurants on a single bill in Thiruvananthapuram

According to Suhail, VendiGo is Thiruvananthapuram’s first ‘multi-restaurant ordering’ platform and has the potential to emerge as the future of the food takeout and delivery segment.

published on : 19th October 2022

Delhi L-G Saxena nod to run businesses 24x7

Eateries, online delivery platforms, transport and travel services to benefit from govt move

published on : 10th October 2022

Decades of Sadhya delicacies

While their motto is keeping things refreshing constantly refining the service, environment and ambience their Onam Sadhya has held on to its authenticity through nearly two decades.

published on : 6th September 2022

Excessive food colours pose threat to health: Health experts

A few colouring agents such as tartrazine, sunset yellow, carmoisine, ponceau 4R, erythrosine and brilliant blue FCF were banned by the government for some food items.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Several complaints of additional service charges by restaurants, hotels: Ministry of Consumer Affairs

For the year 2020-21 and 2021-22, 99 and 413 complaints were filed respectively, regarding the levy of service charges on the National Consumer Helpline.

published on : 27th July 2022

Levying no service charges, say Kolkata restaurant owners

On July 4, the CCPA came out with the new guidelines barring hotels and restaurants from levying service charges automatically or by default in food bills.

published on : 10th July 2022

Vijayawada Police tells restaurants to install IP-based CCTV cameras

Apart from installing CCTV cameras, the owners were told to inform police about anti-social activities and other issues

published on : 7th July 2022

Service charge ban in food bills without any legal basis: National Restaurant Association of India

The NRAI said that in case there is a need for such change, there has to be either a new law or an amendment in the existing laws.

published on : 6th July 2022

Restaurant owners oppose CCPA service charge guidelines calling it ‘illegal’ 

The restaurant owners asserted that service charge was not levied discreetly as it is mentioned on the menu and the bill as well.

published on : 5th July 2022

No more cheat days? It’s never too late to switch to healthy eating habits

Several eateries in the city — big and small — have been redoing and changing the way food is cooked, to ensure people don’t think twice before they head out to eat.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Karnataka: Restaurants allowed to open 24/7 in some areas

While members of hotel and restaurant associations have accepted the order and the statement from the minister, they also said that it is not new.

published on : 30th June 2022

You name it, they’ve got it!

Panampilly Nagar has evolved into Kochi’s food hub. TNIE reporter Steni Simon and lensman A Sanesh walk through the avenue to check out what’s cooking

published on : 18th June 2022

Andhra Pradesh government allows restaurants and hotels to remain open from 5 am till midnight

The government had extended the hotel, restaurant and eateries' timings till midnight from 10:30 pm in October 2018 but following the outbreak of COVID-19, the business timings were curtailed.

published on : 14th June 2022

Service charge issue: Restaurants body, owners says government's move unfortunate

NRAI in a statement has said that levy of service charge by a restaurant is a matter of individual policy to decide if it is to be charged or not.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Restaurants cannot add service charge in food bills: Consumer Affairs Minister

Minister Piyush Goyal said if restaurant owners want to pay higher salaries to their employees, they are free to increase rates on their food menu as there are no price controls in the country.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Government to come out with legal framework to stop restaurants from levying service charge

During the meeting, representatives of NRAI and FHRAI said that levying of service charges was not illegal.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Excise licences of Delhi hotels, clubs, restaurants extended till July 31

In an order issued on Monday, the excise department of the Delhi government extended the Excise Policy 2021-22 for two months till July 31.

published on : 27th May 2022

Food safety registration must for eateries: Veena George

Minister of Health Veena George held a meeting of the food safety officers on Monday to chalk out plans for the food safety drive ahead of the monsoon season.

published on : 19th May 2022
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