Spinach and curd cheese

Avartana in ITC Grand Chola Chennai celebrates its second anniversary with a revamped 11-course menu 

From a melt-in-the-mouth Braised Lamb Cheek to a 2.0 version of their popular Crispy Potatoes, Avaratana's new menu is a celebration of flavours

Chettinad Kozhi Rasam at Samudra in Trident Chennai

How Samudra in Trident Chennai is exploring coastal flavours in South India through its newest menu

From a comforting Murungakai Thakali Saru soup to even a Vegetable Caldin with sannas from Goa, the meal has popular dishes from many communities. 

Non-vegetarian dishes at Murukku Meesai Mess in Ambattur's OMR Food Street

This new Chennai restaurant boasts of a complete non-vegetarian menu inspired by Tamil Nadu cuisine

With the likes of Chicken Kothukari Vada, Mutton Kola cutlet and Yera Varuval, the menu is a paradise for non-vegetarians in the city.

Rakesh Raghunathan cooking a prasadam of samba saadam at Darasuram temple in Kumbakonam

Rakesh Raghunathan's new TV show will make you look at South India in ways you've never seen it before 

Dakshin Diaries takes us on a journey through South India, bridging cultural themes, unsung heroes and staple delicacies

World Idli Day

World Idli Day? Tamil Nadu chefs, hoteliers unaware of celebrations on March 30

Tamil Nadu may be consuming millions of idlis daily, but most people, chefs and hoteliers included, are unaware that a World Idli Day falls on March 30.

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The new outlet of Chai Nasta in Chennai keeps it easy with an all-day tea-time menu

Expect desi burrito bowls and dosa plates with Chinese flavours on the menu. And pair snacks with some delicious kadak adrak chai