life style

  • Fish market to frying pan

    From the slippery floors of the Colaba fish market to a five-star kitchen where he stirs up a mean pomfret dunked in Normandy butter sauce, Executive Sous Chef Himanshu Taneja takes us on an origin-to-destination journey, punctuated by handy tips and psychology-of-a-lobster trivia Story By - Dhamini Ratnam Mid-Day Video By - mandar shirsekar,MiD-DAY

  • On the Silk Route trail

    Three questions with Vijay Crishna, travel enthusiast and theatre personality

  • They don't make writers like him anymore: Nandita Puri

    Author Nandita Puri recalls priceless moments, the advice and the keen eye of Khushwant Singh that she will cherish forever

  • Batik Art: Dyed in tradition

    Batik, a cloth dyeing technique, might be making waves worldwide, but is being phased out in India. To re-emphasise on the uniqueness of this ancient form, Swati Desai has released, Batik, a book tribute to Bihari Barbhaiya, her mentor and one of the greatest exponents of Batik in India

  • Hang out at Sid's Adda

    Sid’s Adda is an inviting space to hang out with friends over café food. The humble venture looks to be inspired — and is halfway there already — but the kitchen needs a re-look

  • Are CEOs, lawyers psychopaths?

    In his new book writer Kevin Dutton argues that apart from businessmen and legal eagles, media personnel and doctors are most likely to be cold-hearted and manipulative

  • WhatsApp boss hits out at user privacy fears

    Attacks rumours saying ‘If partnering with Facebook meant changing our values, we wouldn’t have done it’

  • Candid chat with progressive house musician and producer Deadmau5

    Canadian Electronic artiste Joel Zimmerman, popularly known Deadmau5 (pronounced as dead mouse), will finally regale his fans with his Electronic music. Zimmerman is unapologetic of his take on the EDM industry, and his love for Daler Mehndi

  • Smartphone apps to keep track of your life

    Now keeping track of your monthly cycles, style and fashion, sleep and fitness is easy. These apps certainly are a boon for the woman on the go

  • I am in party mode for India: SkyBlu

    SkyBlu, one half of the American electro-pop band LMFAO, says that he will play all his new singles when he performs in Mumbai tonight at The Lalit Mumbai

  • Now you have reason to eat at home

    Phorum Dalal talks to Rachel Allen, whose current TV show, Easy Meals, is all about whipping up effortless, yet delicious, meals

  • 'A gamekeeper shot my smartphone'

    From being blown with a shotgun to being mistaken for a biscuit and dunked in a cup of tea are among the bizarre and hilarious reasons given by owners to their gadget insurer for demise or loss of handsets

  • In my next life, I want to born as Harry Styles: Cheryl Cole

    Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole says in her next life, she would prefer to be born as Harry Styles.

  • Mumbai Chhaap: Panjrapole, Bhuleshwar

    A slice of the city that misses the eye

  • Of fighter planes and musicians

    Three questions with Chennai based underground music band F-16

  • Shop, eat and learn at The West Pune's Summer Fest

    A unique initiative by three Puneites has led to The West Pune's Summer Fest which will feature a flea market cum exhibition and will be hosted in the hitherto neglected western part of the city

  • Indulge in Mughlai cuisine at Royal Flavours

    Royal Flavours, a recently opened family restaurant at Oshiwara offers simple, robust Mughlai fare that is a delicious break from the dal-chawal routine

  • Even computer game heroes can gossip

    If you thought it's only humans who lie, you are wrong. Even computer games characters can lie and bitch.

  • Kilchoman's two new single malts are a must have for your cellar

    In a land of big daddies, Kilchoman is a baby — a single malt distillery that is just seven years old. Try their young Machir Bay or the more mature 100 Islay, and you will be bowled over with the fresh, fruity tones and the smooth finish

  • Now, a smartphone that will 'self-destruct' if tampered with

    Boeing reveals ‘Black’ smartphone which can delete data and render handset useless if fallen into the wrong hands