Sonali Shenoy


Sonali Shenoy is a feverish optimist, doggie lover and romantic. She takes word play very seriously, and derives a secret thrill from puns in conversation that her colourful sense of humour. Also she\'s a sucker for a good plot line on TV and secretly fancies moonlighting as a detective.

Karigar Biryani in Chennai serves ancient Tamil fare which dates back to the Chera dynasty 

Look out for their signature Perun Choru, a one-pot feast of seeraga samba rice and succulent chunks of mutton

06 Jan 2021

Restobar: Bay 6 down the ECR in Chennai serves up eclectic cocktails and an epic view

Expect delicious cocktails and a gorgeous view of the waves

08 Jan 2021

Review: ITC’s new ‘Biryani and Pulao collection’ serves heritage platters from across the country

Our favourites include the Keema Pulao from the Malabar Coast and the Metiabruz Biryani from Kolkata

30 Dec 2020

Luke Coutinho’s new ebook is about the best ways to access the healing powers of sleep

A New Way of Living, centred around circadian rhythm delivers some pretty stark revelations about the healing benefits of a good night’s rest

30 Dec 2020

Zuka @ Aura Café at Puducherry serves a global coffee selection and quick bites overlooking the waves

We recommend the Spiced Hazel Cocoa and the Mysore Maharaja, if you're having trouble deciding what to order

30 Dec 2020

Forgot to pre-order your stuffed turkey? These Chennai kitchens deliver Christmas feasts with just a few hours notice 

Our list includes everything from turkey to Coorgi-style Pandi curry

23 Dec 2020

Christmas special recipe: Brioche Stuffed Roasted Turkey with winter vegetables

Executive chef Deva Kumar of the Hyatt Regency Chennai helps you whip up a traditional Christmas feasr at home

23 Dec 2020

Snow fungus for supper? Everything you need to know about this miracle ingredient used in traditional Chinese medicine

Master Chef Lian Yuan Lei from the Golden Dragon, Taj Coromandel in Chennai gives us pro tips on how to cook it

23 Dec 2020

Korean barbecue restaurant Jang Won in Chennai just introduced a new seafood section

Expect 16 options to choose from including scallops, octopus, smelt fish and salmon

16 Dec 2020

Ampa Skywalk in Chennai just launched a new restobar called Level Up  

Expect eclectic flavours, classy interiors and delicious cocktails

16 Dec 2020

This inspired Christmas trail of goodies from Chennai will blow your mind   

Also, look out for Christmas pudding in an ice cream scoop!

18 Dec 2020

Sustainable Chennai brand Arture launches new 'cactus leather' pouches 

Look out for multi-functional pouches in grainy black or a glossier red and green

09 Dec 2020

Restobar: The Living Room in Chennai serves up snazzy interiors and fab flavours

Expect a combination of South Indian, tandoor and Continental flavours

09 Dec 2020

Madras Canteen & Grill serves up gorgeous interiors and succulent kebabs

Apart from the buffet, look out for live counters with Turkish pide, shawarmas and waffles

03 Dec 2020

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