West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.21

Now, a herbal spin to cocktails

Master mixologist Yangdup Lama, who recently launched six cocktails with the iconic Makaibari tea, has come up with a few more Darjeeling hill-inspired concoctions. This time, however, local herbs an...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.21

Makaibari tea raises toast to cocktail

The garden’s brew has been served to the participants in and the staff of the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, thus stamping its brand across the globe. For the cock...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

Mahabharata to Makaibari in food quiz

Q1. What kind of painting is this cat with fish on the right? Kalighat painting Q2. Who in the Mahabharata was also known as Matsyagandha? Satyavati, great-grandmother of the Pandava and Kaurava prin...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.20

Game changer for Darjeeling tourism

Political instability in the hills and the worldwide pandemic notwithstanding, the Ambuja Neotia Group in partnership with the Taj group are ready to open the first of the five planned properties at t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Kurseong

Business  /  Published 22.03.19

Darjeeling first flush hits a milestone

A small batch of speciality first flush Darjeeling tea has fetched an eye-popping price of Rs 2 lakh a kg, making it one of the costliest teas ever sold from the hills of Bengal.The white tea from Bad...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta


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