Dining

The latest thing to get smart? Bottles

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After smart phones and smart homes, here’s a “smart bottle”. A tech firm has collaborated with liquor brand Diageo to create a “smart bottle” for the Johnnie Walker Blue Label scotch.

The latest liquor comes powdered

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If manufacturers have their way, you could soon see alcohol being sold as a powder. Yes, you read that right.

Holi hai!

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The festival of colours deserves an equally colourful cocktail menu

Holi-day nibbles

Pumpkin empanadas

Quick bites like pumpkin empanadas and dal kachori to lemongrass gujiya and paan ke patte ki chaat can spice up your Holi spread

Holi foods for you

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Rose Mangi Thandai

Ingredients
¼ cup thandai masala
100 ml milk
1 tsp sugar
2-3 tsp rose syrup
2-3 tsp mango syrup

For garnish

A bite sized feast of small wonders

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Typically served with tea, dim sums are being savoured as part of every meal. This traditional Chinese dish is gradually turning out to be a favourite of both, chefs and patrons

The “Budgetometer” and its elsewhere equivalent played the real hero — caught in between the ecstatic urge to give a 10-plus and the understandably unreasonable rush in search of a negative score, it

Listening to Suresh Prabhu presenting the Railway Budget, I wondered whether he was really promising to bring back the halcyon days of luxury on the rails. But no, he can’t and won’t.