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Vinyls come around

It's the vinyl countdown! Global push of records and turntables brings back true listening experience

Did vinyl records ever go out of vogue? Is it hip to play music on turntables rather than mp3 devices? Are new-age artistes releasing their latest songs and album titles on vinyl?

Published on 28th June 2019
Vistas at Sunset at Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

The business of getting on with life: Get the long view from Movenpick Hotel Colombo

A change of government, hurricanes passing over, a 100-year-old plan across the waters... there’s a lot to keep a watch over, looking out from an ocean-view suite in Colombo. 

Published on 7th December 2019
Marielle Heller & Tom Hanks (Lacey Terrell/Sony-Tristar Pictures via AP)

'I felt like Batman': Tom Hanks chats with Marielle Heller on playing Fred Rogers

Tom Hanks has never played a superhero. But when the actor recently donned a very simple cardigan sweater, and the slacks to go with it, he felt like one.

Published on 20th November 2019

M Mahadevan's 23-year-old son Tarun has taken over the reins from his dad to grow their restaurant empire in India

Over at the Cool Cream Milano HQ in Chennai, we chat about Tarun's vision to strategically build more operations in tier 2 and 3 ‘mini-metros' 

Published on 18th October 2019
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Food review: Hamsa's Utsav menu elevates pure satvik dining to rarefied fine dining strata

As health food cravings get the focus this festive season, we check out a few unique dishes for a truly hearty meal.

Published on 4th October 2019
Ginger Baker (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

Ginger Baker, powerhouse drummer of Cream and Blind Faith dies peacefully at 80

Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse, died Sunday at age 80.

Published on 7th October 2019
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The newly opened Bohemians offers cosy spaces, a dreamy vibe and global cuisine

Sample food from Turkey, Greece, Thailand and beyond

Published on 9th August 2019
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A painting by Nandini R Nair

A woman of the moment: Nandini R Nair captures a sensitive, feminine sense of nature

Nandini R Nair’s art reflects an uncommon facile hand, while capturing a sensitive, feminine sense of nature. 

Published on 29th June 2019
Ranjit & Mallika Barot's Superphonic

Super dad & phonic gal: Ranjit and Mallika Barot's new father-daughter ensemble, Superphonic

Master of percussion Ranjit Barot has a new musical ensemble going, named Superphonic, along with his daughter, Mallika.

Published on 29th June 2019
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Dirge talks heavy music before performing in Kerala for the first time at Deliverance fest

The five-member act from Mumbai

Published on 28th June 2019
Girish Karnad

From filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar and actor Deepti Naval to theatre artiste Arjun Sajnani, tributes pour in for Girish Karnad

Theatre artistes, playwrights, filmmakers and actors mourn the death of Girish Karnad

Published on 10th June 2019
Chef Lian Yun Lei

Straight to the sauce: Chef Lian Yun Lei's all-new curated menu at Golden Dragon, Taj Coromandel 

Chennai’s oldest star destination for Chinese cuisine has a glorious new menu, served up with some delightful stories.

Published on 7th June 2019

Ramadan-inspired chocolate to break your fast, anybody?

Our list of iftar picks from Chennai promise to pique your curiosity

Published on 24th May 2019

Soy Soi's new Burmese festival is so good, you might want to move to Myanmar!

We can’t pronounce most dishes on this Burmese menu, but we’re smitten by how they taste! 

Published on 23rd May 2019

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