Zarin – Indo Persian Restaurant, Fairmont Jaipur (Review)

April 16, 2015
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If you think eating Butter – Chicken and Seekh kababs brings you any closer to the Persian way of dining, you are absolutely wrong! Their is much more to this Mid-Eastern way of serving gourmet than you can tantalize your taste buds with. Bringing in the rich culture and authentic way of cooking & serving Indo-Persian food has been introduced, first time in India, by Fairmont Jaipur.  I was honoured much to have been invited to review the same and experience a journey to the middle-east!  ZARIN The newest entrant to arrive on the Rajasthani dining scene – Zarin, the Indo-Persian restaurant at Fairmont Jaipur, breathes life into a culinary art that has, over centuries, celebrated the fusion of two of the most ancient cultures in Asia. A name inspired by the Persian word for gold, Zarin offers diners a distinctive and enriching culinary experience. According to Chef Singh, “steeped in tradition, Zarin will capture the imagination of diners by taking them on a journey through a bygone era that has influenced our cuisine in countless ways.”  The dining experience at Zarin can be best described as indulgent owing to the eclectic ambience that complements the food. While guests soak their hands in lavish bowls of scented water, strewn with rose petals, awaiting the start of their meal they are serenaded by the sights and sounds of the nearby Emperor’s Bazaar with treasures from the cultural riches of Rajasthan. Folk dancers, story tellers and sufi singers lull diners into a hypnotic trance, as exhaustive selections from the menu appear dramatically on swords and as such, are robust with flavour and history. From Sheermal and Bakarkhani – traditional breads to the live tandoor and succulent preparations of Aab Gosht (succulent morsel of lamb cooked with chick peas), Mastava (a hearty lamb …

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SS’13 : Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week SS 13 Day 1, Part 1

October 7, 2012

Sorry for being MIA since a long long time. Have been hell busy. But excuses apart, I bring to you the exclusive coverage of Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week SS 13. Starting with Day 1, Part 1 Anand Kabra SS 2013  Taramati Like the legend , the collecton pieces together taramatis stories partially from the imaginaltion and partially from physical attributes of the baradai itself . The Inlay pattern unborders the tiles, fragmented  mosaics , ‘Jali’ patterned windows and the arches of the doorways , form the base for color bloavking , print and embellishment. Taramati , herseld , is brought toi life through art and cultural references from Deccan and Hyderabad . Fabric Compostiton:Malkha , cotton, light wright si, , Georgette, cheiffon and crape de chine   Print feature: Inlay tiles, fragment mosaic  Color Scheme:Lime and Gold , Royal Blie , Ivort and white , Kohl black and “Alta Red  Embellishment Detais:‘Jail’ cutwork , ‘beten’ betal embriodert , beadwork and zardozi Accessories: Mrinalini Chandra fro anand Kabra  Foot Wear :AKA Bespoke for Anand Kabra Payal Pratap SS 2013 Gates of Dawn A Bohemain collection drawing from the costumes of The kutch desert. Nomadic in spirit, urban in appeal . Light weight fabrics used to create layer and volume. Extensive use of minute geometric embroidery, cross stitch and hand detailing. Modern village silhouettes. Structured yokes, layered chevrons and geometric formation. Gathered skirts are teamed with corset tops derived from the choli, and uppers that are versions of the kedia. Looks that are a fusion between the choli and the maxi dress. Coloured blocked saris with cross stitch detailing, sheer net transperancies and bangle sleeves and tonal embroidery detailing.  Gypsy gilets  with deep angarkha scooped necklines and wide leg ghagra pants. Fabrics used are light weight tussars and mongas, chanderis, cotton silks, …

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Lifestyle : B:Blunt Vasant Vihar Launch Party

August 15, 2012

Who doesn’t know about B:Blunt? Well I truly admire Adhuna Akhtar for her chic styling, down to earth nature and peppy tune up her stilettos (although she wore flats to this launch). So when I received the invitation to attend the “LAUNCH PARTY OF B:BLUNT MINI, VASANT VIHAR, DELHI, INDIA” I was overwhelmed. They already have B:Blunt Salon and Blow Out Bar at G.K. 2, and this is the first time that they have launched B:Blunt Mini. How are these 3 different? B:Blunt …is our mother brand – a salon that holds everything we have to offer…and more! Come in and be pampered by the finest hairdressers, manicurists, beauticians and dermatologists that India has to offer… and more! But we know that it is not always easy to get to us from far and wide which is why we have created b:blunt mini. B:Blunt Mini …is exactly that – a smaller b:blunt – your neighbourhood beauty salon. All of the stylists in mini are all trained to a b:blunt level so the quality is what you have come to expect from us. Offering haircuts/colours/straightening/treatments, waxing, threading, facials… b:blunt may be small but it is perfectly formed! Blow Out Bar …a completely new concept to the world! A place for you to go to prepare yourself for a night out or a big event – have a blow-dry, throw in some hair extensions, get your nails and make-up done… bring yourself, bring your friends… this is going to be fun! The party was an absolute treat which consisted of the following… Great Ambience. The entire B:Blunt team wore B:Blunt Mini tees, and many actually suggested to do a mini Flash Mob. ROFL. Extreme Right (Red Lips) is chirpy Nicole ^_^ Absolutely happy B:Blunt Team. Front : Girish Sehgal Back : Brent Barber Adhuna …

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May 14, 2012

Kalapalette Blog’s’ Interests: Fashion/Designer Collection Beauty Products Fashion Events Beauty Events Men’s clothing Women’s clothing Accessories Travel FAM trips Blog Stats –  Please note that Kalapalette is an ever growing blog and the numbers here continue to grow daily. The stats featured are updated monthly but if you need current information just ask me. Google Friend Connect Followers  600+ Facebook Followers 1,400+ Twitter Followers 550+ Majority visitors from US, India, UK and Australia. Visitors are fashion enthusiasts, beauty enthusiasts, art lovers, food and travel lovers and are mostly females aged 18+ yrs. Reviews: FAM trips which will be showcased not only on the social portals, but also on youtube. I love reviewing new products, collection, learning materials and other such items that pertain to the interest of this blog as mentioned above and  I love offering giveaways to my readers. For review of product, you need to send me a sample product, which will not be returned as it will be used in order to provide our honest review. My reviews will be 100% honest. However, I will give you advance notice if I feel I cannot write a positive review and a mutual decision can be made. For review of your Store/Collection, I will need to visit your store and take personal snaps to feature on Kalapalette.Permission to take photographs will be required. Interaction with the store manager, will help me provide a better review. Best coverage will be provided. All reviews will include many links to the the company’s main website, plus links to the specific product(s) I have reviewed. I will also add pictures of the product being used by me. I will include general information about your company, what your company offers, how it benefits fashion enthusiasts, other noteworthy features that I find worth highlighting to my readers and why it’s worth buying. Giveaways: Giveaways are an effective way …

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