Deccan Chronicle

Mewari Cuisine

Mewari cuisine has an interesting texture of flavours and taste that makes it as unique as it is interesting on your palate. On a recent trip to Udaipur, I visited the beautiful property, Shikarbadi Hotel by HRH Group of Hotels for dinner. This was my second visit here but in a different season. The monsoon… Read More Mewari Cuisine

Vistara

A Case for Art Conservation

Preservation of Art is nothing short of a complex science and involves a balance of ethics, integrity and conservation. It is a bright morning in Udaipur when I make my way to the conservation lab located in the City Palace Museum, Udaipur. Bypassing boards marked ‘No Entry’ (this lab being out of bounds for tourists)… Read More A Case for Art Conservation

Millionaire Asia

Exotic Plates

The Good Life is not about expensive holidays, jewellery and accessories but also about good food that comes with rarest ingredients and a price to match. On a balmy winter evening in the backdrop of Udaipur’s stunning City Palace, I headed to the in house restaurant Palki Khana. The restaurant here serves some of the… Read More Exotic Plates

Airports

Arty and Crafty in Udaipur

While Rajasthan is known as a patron of arts, Udaipur is quietly carrying forward a wonderful legacy of the same through myriad manifestation. Interestingly these crafts have all been practiced since several years and are usually handed down from one generation to another which adds a quintessential old world charm. The City Palace in Udaipur… Read More Arty and Crafty in Udaipur

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Things to do In Udaipur

Udaipur Diaries The city of Udaipur with its pristine lakes, stunning palaces and royal past is a charming getaway that makes for a great holiday. Here are some of the places that you must see on your next visit to the city of lakes. City Palace The sprawling city palace complex is in a way… Read More Things to do In Udaipur

Apparel

Dabu Printing

An ancient mud resist hand block printing technique from the tribal regions of Rajasthan, Dabu is making a steady come back into the apparel industry. Holding a wooden block dripping in mud Bhagwati Lal Chippa carefully prints the patterns on a white piece of cloth. The designs that he creates are in perfect symmetry and… Read More Dabu Printing