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Geeta Doctor

Articles by Geeta Doctor

With Some Candied Garlic

With Some Candied Garlic

Jun 15, 2015 Geeta Doctor

One of the Aravali Pavilion’s aims is to mix and match Indian dishes with a more Conti style of...

Bounty At The Brunton

Bounty At The Brunton

Apr 06, 2015 Geeta Doctor

All the good things that the Raj left behind.

High Tea At The Leela

High Tea At The Leela

Feb 23, 2015 Geeta Doctor

The English tea served at the Lobby Lounge is a perfect reminder of the past that has all but vanished from...

Choice Of Warrior Fare

Choice Of Warrior Fare

Nov 10, 2014 Geeta Doctor

Even the Terracotta Warriors would have blinked and shouted “Gambey!”.

What Does Madras Bleed For?

What Does Madras Bleed For?

Sep 01, 2014 Geeta Doctor

Chennai turns 375 even as the old and the new stay ‘gridlocked by progress’

As The Heavens Descend

As The Heavens Descend

Aug 11, 2014 Geeta Doctor

‘Style, Sizzle and Savour’. Chennai’s Bombay Brasserie wins on all three counts.

Sarong Fried, With Teh Tarik

Sarong Fried, With Teh Tarik

Apr 14, 2014 Geeta Doctor

If you are AWOL from a healthy diet, head straight for New Town.

Mathsya Of Madras

Mathsya Of Madras

Nov 18, 2013 Geeta Doctor

Even Vishnu in his mathsya avatar must be puzzled at what’s being dished out in his name.

Mount Road Montage

Mount Road Montage

Oct 07, 2013 Geeta Doctor

An affectionate biography of the city now known as Chennai that the author likes to call Madras

As Kites Would See Them

As Kites Would See Them

Aug 05, 2013 Geeta Doctor

One of our greats, Ramaswamy's stories are an ironic take on modernity’s slow ingress into traditional ways...

Peacocks And Sushi

Peacocks And Sushi

Jul 15, 2013 Geeta Doctor

Mr N. Yamauchi does not speak much. He lets the food do the talking at Dahlia.

Nostalgia Bites

Nostalgia Bites

May 06, 2013 Geeta Doctor

Expect to pay Rs 2,000 a head, but every delicate mouthful is worth the cream and calories.

God Flips Cigarettes To His Lips

God Flips Cigarettes To His Lips

Feb 11, 2013 Geeta Doctor

Those who know what it is to be elevated into ecstasy by the first-day-first-show electricity of a Rajni film...

Captain Hook’s Retreat

Captain Hook’s Retreat

Jan 28, 2013 Geeta Doctor

“It’s all about sustainable fishing,” explains M. Mahadevan, popularly known as Hot Breads Mahadevan

Mylaporeans

Mylaporeans

Jul 23, 2012 Geeta Doctor

The name sticks in your throat but Tirumurti tells his story with verve.

Flower Power On Lava Stone

Flower Power On Lava Stone

Jun 18, 2012 Geeta Doctor

‘Cuisinez avec des fleurs’, which means cooking with flowers in French, is Chef Nimrat Pahwa’s...

Devotedly Chewing The Rind

Devotedly Chewing The Rind

May 28, 2012 Geeta Doctor

Ghosh is too much the guest who stayed on for dinner and breakfast to be anything but polite. He never takes...

That Warm Gooey Feeling

That Warm Gooey Feeling

Feb 06, 2012 Geeta Doctor

A perfect rendezvous for seduction by chocolate.

Drupka’s Magic Wand

Drupka’s Magic Wand

Jan 30, 2012 Geeta Doctor

Pavan Varma treats agony and burn-out in Bhutan—land of snowy peaks, cloudy legends and nirvanic allure

More’s The Mess

More’s The Mess

Jan 09, 2012 Geeta Doctor

Madurai veerans on one side, Chettiars on the other. Koothu parotta or your life?