INDIAN FOOD, HIS ACCENT
The Morning Standard|August 01, 2021
AFTER WEATHERING MANY A STORM, CHEF MANISH MEHROTRA AND INDIAN ACCENT RETURN TO DELIGHT DINERS
SHANTANU DAVID

THESE last two years have seen a change in everything, for everyone, everywhere, be it professional, personal, emotional, or mental,” says chef Manish Mehrotra, who saw more than his fair share of tragedy (having lost his wife) over that period, but remains as warm, generous and patient as ever, and his food, which has helped ensure Indian Accent’s position as Delhi’s top premier dining destination is still sublime.

“I always say that people don’t come to Indian Accent just for the food,” says the chef modestly. “They come for the theatre of dining, the drama of our presentation, the warm courtesy of our staff, the surroundings... That’s not something you can ever package into a takeaway order.” Indeed, even as 5-star hotels and other premier restaurants have tried, tested and sometimes delivered their food over the course of the pandemic, Indian Accent has eschewed that step. “My food is meant to be presented and served to a guest in a particular way, which cannot be replicated in a delivery format.”

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the newspaper

MORE STORIES FROM THE MORNING STANDARDView All

Early Dark Energy Can Solve Mystery Of Universe Expansion

The 4th ingredient

1 min read
The Morning Standard
September 20, 2021

Money And The Young: It Is Time To Take Charge

There is something about Gen Z, the age group of people born on or after 2000. The pandemic has left them with no choice but to learn to adapt.

3 mins read
The Morning Standard
September 20, 2021

Putin's Party Set To Retain Parliament Majority After ‘Navalny Clampdown'

Moscow President Vladimir Putin’s party was set to retain a majority in parliament as Russia on Sunday concluded a three-day election in which most Kremlin critics were barred from running.

1 min read
The Morning Standard
September 20, 2021

Thousands March In Ukraine For LGBT Rights

KYIV Some 7,000 people gathered in Ukrainian capital on Sunday for the annual March for Equality to support the rights of the country’s LGBT community.

1 min read
The Morning Standard
September 20, 2021

Doctor's Dilemma

MBBS and PG students are worried about not having access to skill-based practicals, while their professors agree that virtual teaching can never match what is taught in classroom, reports Somrita Ghosh

9 mins read
The Morning Standard
September 20, 2021

‘Sood evaded ₹20 cr tax, violated FCRA'

BOLLYWOOD actor Sonu Sood, whose properties were raided by the income tax department recently, evaded more than ₹20 crore tax, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said on Saturday.

1 min read
The Morning Standard
September 19, 2021

Toney inspires 10-man Brentford to 2-0 win at Wolves

IVAN Toney scored a goal and created another as 10-man Brentford beat Wolves 2-0 on Saturday to maintain their impressive start to their first Premier League campaign.

1 min read
The Morning Standard
September 19, 2021

Supriyo joins Trinamool, says Didi has an offer

BJP sitting MP and former union minister Babul Supriyo joined the Trinamool Congress on Saturday, jolting the saffron camp ahead of the high-voltage by-election in the Bhowanipore Assembly constituency where chief minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting.

1 min read
The Morning Standard
September 19, 2021

Experts Warn Of Apple, Google Online ‘Chokepoint' For Government Crackdown On Dissent

WASHINGTON: The global dominance of tech giants serves as a convenient online chokepoint for authoritarian governments to crack down on dissent or rig elections, critics of Apple and Google said.

1 min read
The Morning Standard
September 19, 2021

Now, Taliban Replace Ministry For Women With One Restricting Them

Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice” in the building that once housed the Women’s Affairs Ministry, escorting out World Bank staffers on Saturday.

2 mins read
The Morning Standard
September 19, 2021
RELATED STORIES

Tuning In to a Happier City

Noise is an irritant of urban life. But there are ways to make it easier on the ears—and the psyche

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
September 06, 2021

Migrate Art

Simon Butler on Foundational Change

7 mins read
JUXTAPOZ
Fall 2021

The Crossroads

A London in Transition

9 mins read
JUXTAPOZ
Fall 2021

THE CAB RIDE

I sat in the cab on my way to the airport as the driver zoomed over Delhi’s wide roads. The sun was rising over the horizon as a new day dawned – quite literally, as election day approached the city of Delhi.

1 min read
Heartfulness eMagazine
August 2021

Turn It Around

Amruta Patel is a student at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. She has been studying Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication and Heartful Communication for the last several months.

3 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
August 2021

New York City Made the Office

And the office, in turn, made modern New York.

10+ mins read
New York magazine
April 26 - May 9, 2021

Brawl Games

Kingpins and wannabes barrel through the London underworld.

5 mins read
New York magazine
April 12-25, 2021

Back on the Road

We all know travel can be a pain, but when it hits below the belt you need to know there’s something you can do about it

3 mins read
Business Traveler
April/May 2021

GET YOUR FRONT ROW SEAT TO VIRTUAL FASHION SHOWS

It’s hard to remember now, but it was during the fall ready-to-wear shows last February that the fashion world first became aware of the coronavirus, even before it had been declared a global pandemic.

5 mins read
MODEL WORLD MAGAZINE
March - April 2021

AMAZON OPENS FIRST UK CHECKOUT-FREE GROCERY STORE IN LONDON

Amazon has opened a cashier-free supermarket in London, its first bricks and mortar expansion outside the U.S. as the company bets on strong demand for its contactless shops.

1 min read
Techlife News
Techlife News #488