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Gaggan Anand: the young chef revolutionising Indian cuisine

Bangkok may be an unlikely location to shake-up Indian cuisine, but the creations of Gaggan Anand has seen his restaurant rated as the 17th best in the world. Maida Pineda finds out what is driving the 36-year-old

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Is it time for India’s supermarket sweep?

Helen Roxburgh reports on why the presence of Western supermarket brands in India may be about to jump

Two years since the Indian government changed the country’s strict retail laws, the presence of Western supermarkets in the sector remains small. Helen Roxburgh looks at why that might be set to change

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Vicky Lau named Asia’s top female chef

Lau opened Tate Dining Rooms in Hong Kong in 2012

Vicky Lau, the celebrated chef owner of Hong Kong’s French-inspired fine-dining restaurant Tate Dining Rooms in Hong Kong has been named the Veuve Cliquot Asia’s Best Female Chef for 2015

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Kerala alcohol ban watered down

Tourism in Kerala has been thrown a lifeline as government accounces changes to its prohibition plans

Bar, shops and hotel owners in the Southern Indian state of Kerala will breathe a sigh of relief this month as the government announces it will dilute its controversial alcohol ban

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