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The first of Alex Leonard’s special seven-course tasting menu as visiting chef at The Table, one of Mumbai’s most elegant restaurants, offered three vegetable-based bites. There was a glossy chunk of honeydew topped with parsley verde, a purple le...
Nowhere in Mumbai is as cacophonous (or as malodorous) as Ferry Wharf at dawn. Here, on the eastern shore of India’s insomniac island city, the last scene of night—and the first of day—unfolds. All through the night, battered fishing trawlers h...
Despite a small smattering of good high-end dining options, the dining scene in Mumbai, India’s financial capital and largest city, lags far behind the capital of Delhi in terms of sophistication—and even behind cities like Bangalore and Chennai i...
Many people avoid India during the monsoon, or rainy season—which is starting now and runs through September. But the heavy rainfall, which is vital for crops, offers its own charms for visitors: lush, verdant growth and a romantic tranquility dev...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
The Taj Mahal now has free Wi-Fi, because what good is the world’s most iconic example of Mughal architecture if you can’t FaceTime your cousin with its massive, white-marble dome looming behind you. India’s federal information technology minis...
In a first, India’s state-run carrier Air India is providing yoga sessions for its new cabin-crew recruits and pilots who are currently undergoing training, according to local media. “We have introduced yoga for the first time in our training m...
Mumbai: The Bombay Canteen The Chef: Floyd Cardoz, a pioneer of haute Indian cuisine in New York City. New Digs: A colonial-inspired space near the world’s tallest residential tower. The Dish: Cardoz pays homage to his Goan roots with creatio...
The Himalayas boast nine of the 10 highest mountain peaks on the planet, its 1,500 miles of snow-coated ridges of great religious significance for Buddhists and Hindus. Its mountains have set the scene for operas, and tourism in Nepal is the count...
Heralding the arrival of spring, celebrations of Holi, the traditional Hindu festival of colors, are taking place around the world today. A testament to the Indian diaspora, revelers from Jodhpur to Cape Town to Spanish Fork, Utah are covering fri...