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He’s the man of the moment in the Indian F&B scene and you’d expect a chef who feeds the likes of Halle Berry and Mick Jagger to be self-conscious of his importance. But Manish Mehrotra — the corporate chef of Indian Accent, in Delhi, New York and London — is as disarming as the food he cooks. In Calcutta for a culinary workshop for YFLO, Mehrotra chatted with t2oS on raising awareness about pan-Indian flavours. 
Anannya Sarkar Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

A hypnotic visual and auditory experience 

The music film, Drones World Tour, which captures the English rock band Muse’s worldwide concert tour spanning 130 shows in Europe, Asia, North and South America, is an audio-visual sensory delight. To the joy of all Muse lovers in the city, the film was screened at INOX (Quest) and INOX (South City) on July 29.
Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

t2 browses through eight photo books on Calcutta that can’t be missed

Parineeta director Pradeep Sarkar captured the sentiment of many lensmen when he said “Calcutta is so beautiful, wherever you place a camera, you get a vision”. From the first sight of Howrah bridge that you stumble upon when you come out of the bustling railway station to the banks of the Ganga, there is always a moment waiting to be framed in the city’s stillness, and no one did it better than some of the stalwarts featured in this page. 
Shrestha Saha Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

It’s time to Level up in sector V

With underground vibes and an elevated DJ booth, a slick new party spot, Levels — The Club, opened doors in Sector V. The impressive 8,500sq ft space is divided into nine sections, so there’s something for everyone. You can catch up with friends on the expansive first floor, or celebrate your birthday in the plush private section or boogie to a live band after work or simply de-stress by playing video games. 
Aug 17, 2018 00:00 IST

The Bhimanis — Rita, Kishore and Gautam — recollect their rendezvous with the ultimate charmer, Imran Khan

He would neither suffer fools nor ever get to backslapping terms, the ultimate patrician
Aug 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Live piano + silent movie = a melodious match

Dinara Klinton starts the show by playing Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 on the piano. How did the kids in the audience at Kala Mandir recognise the piece? The music of one of the Tom and Jerry episodes! This is how Cinema in Concert, presented by Showhouse in association with t2, took off on the evening of August 5. 
Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

LSE alumni meet with the batch of 2018 from East 

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has always welcomed a large number of students from India every year. This year is no different as eight students from eastern India get ready to fly out to England to be a part of the prestigious institution. To mark the occasion, the upcoming batch met with various alumni members of LSE on August 11 at the British Club on Ho Chi Minh Sarani. 
Shrestha Saha Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

The nawabs come calling at The Saffron Tree 

The Saffron Tree Where: 100 Raja Basanta Roy Road When: 11am to 11pm Meal for two: Rs 600 (including taxes)
Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

Walk the talk

Did you know that it takes us only seven seconds to form an impression about somebody? Which means, unnervingly enough, the reverse is also true. The moot point is this - you've got very little time to impress all those on the interview panel at your dream company.
Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

The French connection

They left their corporate jobs in Paris and moved to Calcutta to mentor young adults who are facing exclusion. Meet Charlotte and Alexis Chouteau.
Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST


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