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HYPER LOCAL. HYPER REGIONAL.
With the whole world turning to sustainable practices in 2019, the F&B industry wasn’t far behind. Hotels and restaurants have started upcycling food and procuring ingredients from the local markets. Lawrence Amalraj, Executive Chef, InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram has been working on creating a menu that...
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DOING BANGALORE PROUD
This quintessentially Bangalore bakery was revived last year by Priyank Sukanand, the great grandson of the owners of the original and famous Naidu Bakery in Shivajinagar, Bangalore. Reopened last year, from the same location in Shivajinagar, Bangalore Connection 1888 opened its first retail outlet last...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS THE OTHER SIDE OF CHENNAI
HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE THE PARTY SCENE IN CHENNAI OVER THE LAST 5 YEARS? It’s getting spectacular. People say Chennai is conservative but we are doing really good. There is a lot of respect for women. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A SOCIALITE? The...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS YOU CAN PARTY AND BE SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS
HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE THE PARTY SCENE IN BANGALORE RIGHT NOW? The party scene in Bangalore is presently undergoing a slump. Most of our popular hangouts have lost their license. This decision has created a dead zone in most of Indiranagar and other popular areas...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS THE KING OF THE PARTY SCENE
How would you define the party scene in Chennai? There has been a definite increase. Lots of new watering holes and new places. Every area has a few. What does it take to be an influencer/socialite? No specific qualification needed. We need to mix more...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS MAINTAINING THE PERFECT BALANCE
HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE THE PARTY SCENE IN CHENNAI RIGHT NOW? The party scene in Chennai is getting diluted. Too many bars are opening. More demand than supply. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE AN INFLUENCER/SOCIALITE? I would define myself in only one word —...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL
HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE THE PARTY SCENE IN BANGALORE OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS? I see a great change. It’s been really fine and classy. It’s been a great platform for artistes. It’s been really fashionable as well. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE AN...
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WHAT MIGHT TRANSPIRE IN 2020?
We got seven transwomyn from Chennai to pose as the first six zodiacs of 2020 and the sun for a particular reason. Here is their message of hope for the first half of the coming year. January represented by Aquarius will be defined by calm....
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YOU CAN BE A MOTHER AT ANY TIME YOU PLEASE!
Recent birth statistics show an increased delay in childbirth until much later in life. This trend is largely due to women pursuing PG degrees and higher level of professional achievements that demand time and effort. It is a well-known fact that fertility rates drop after...
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MAKING IT THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE
It’s her wedding day and all eyes are on the bride. The wedding day is the biggest day in the life of a woman (at least to most women) and thus it has to be nothing less than perfect. We at Aestiq help every bride...
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