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bpb Review: Roost Urban Bistro, Hauz Khas Village
Hauz Khas Village’s birds have all migrated to central Delhi, which must be why these new chicks on the block have found a Roost here.
bpb Review: The Boston Butt, Kala Ghoda
We’re calling first dibs on the glazed ribs at this new charcuterie & bar, where the interpretation of American barbeque is as sharp as a meat cleaver.
Spine Episode XIII: Richa Chadha Reads
Masaan’s lead actor reads Kanye West’s brand-new poem, and gets cosy with David Foster Wallace and Emma Cline.
bpb Review: Hitchki, Kala Ghoda
A new bar appears by the Blue Synagogue. Waiter, is this kosher mangsho?
bpb Neighbourhood Guide: The Jhal Muri Map of CR Park
Two sisters, a journalist and a graphic artist, plot the stories and flavours of the chaat-erjees of Chitto Park.
The Weird And Wonderful World Of Bangalore’s BDA Shopping Complexes
Before the BDA centres turn into malls, we dive deep to find everything from Kannada typists, football-crazy dentists and fresh produce.
Sponsored: Indigo Deli’s Is Now Open & Serving In Cyber Hub, Gurgaon
Fret not! Here's a new swanky outpost with all your old-favourites.
bpb Review: The Drunken Clam, Bandra (W)
Like Botti-shell-i’s Venus, a new bar rises out of Bastian to conduct some fishy business.
bpb Review: The Society Café, South Extension 2
A preppy little café so good, you’ll be ready to mend fences with this crazy (South) Ex.
bpb Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Koramangala
This new gastro-pub lacks the imagination of its namesake novel and film, but makes a mean Bloody Mary for your morning after.
White Rhino Brewing Co: New Indian Craft Beer
A brewery in Gwalior will send out its first craft beer batch next week, and is heading to Gurgaon & Delhi first. Horn OK please.
Sponsored Big Tent -- The Taj Mahal Palace’s Shamiana Reopens
A beloved city bistro reopens with contemporary food and a touch of nostalgia.
Hearth Ledger: 18 Things Waiters Hate About You
We know he’s dead, but so is good behaviour. Our editors in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore interview dozens of waiters, restaurateurs and bartenders to compile your rap sheet.
bpb Store Review: Anavila, Khar
The popular label's new store opened with stars and champagne. Should you be celebrating in your prettiest petticoat? Read on to find out.