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  • Indian Railways to improve menu on premium trains, regional food to be introduced August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Those thinking of travelling in trains can soon enjoy a plate of chicken chettinad, dhokla or chila in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto. The Indian Railways is planning to introduce a new catering policy for the Rajadhani, Shatabdi and Duranto and the menu will be split region wise into...
  • McDonald's takes chicken nuggets off menu in Hong Kong amid food scare July 25, 2014

    Hong Kong: McDonald's Corp has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and other items in Hong Kong after it said it had imported products from Shanghai Husi Food, the US -owned company at the centre of a food safety scare in China. McDonald's said in a statement late on Thursday it had...
  • Pune: Quiet reopening for German Bakery after blast January 13, 2013

    Pune: Pune's landmark German Bakery, which was targeted in a terrorist attack in 2010, has virtually risen like a phoenix 35 months after it was completely devastated. An excited Snehal Kharose, the daughter of the founder, said that it was thrown open Thursday with a soft launch, "just to inform...
  • Titanic menu sold for 46,000 pounds July 30, 2012

    London: The menu of the first dinner served to the first-class passengers of the ill-fated liner Titanic on April 10, 1912 has been sold for 46,000 pounds at an auction. Hors d'oeuvre, roast duckling, fillet of veal and French ice cream were some of the dishes in the opulent menu of...
  • NASA builds menu for planned Mars mission in 2030s July 17, 2012

    Houston: Through a labyrinth of hallways deep inside a 1950s-era building that has housed research that dates back to the origins of US space travel, a group of scientists in white coats is stirring, mixing, measuring, brushing and, most important, tasting the end result of their cooking. Their mission: Build a...
  • Beef at 2010 Games? Organisers not yet sure January 16, 2010

    New Delhi: During the Commonwealth Games in October 45 different cuisines will be served. Of the many dishes that'll cater to the international palate, there's one that has the Games Organising Committee wondering. The big question is will the Organising Committee for Commonwealth Games include beef in it's menu for the...
  • Eatery paints menu on wall separating Israel, West Bank September 29, 2008

    New Delhi: If you are at the Bahamas Sea Food Restaurant in Bethlehem, you will need to look out of the window to see the menu and choose what you want to order. The property of 35-year-old Joseph Hazboun, this eatery has its menu painted on the controversial barrier wall...
  • An e-menu that helps order food and find a date February 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Eating food is the last thing that you'd expect your computer to help you with. But electronic menus are already here and will soon come to a restaurant near you. A company called Conceptic has installed electronic menus in joints across Israel, France and South Africa, something that it...
  • Railways to rely on 'reputed brands' for quality food January 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Flooded with complaints of unhygienic and unhealthy food being served to passengers, the Indian Railways is likely to introduce ‘reputed brands’ in the existing menus to ensure better quality. According to a new plan formed up by the Railways, its drinking water 'Rail Neer' will be replaced by branded...
  • What's on the menu for Brown tonight January 21, 2008

    New Delhi : Representing the diversity that is India and Indian cuisine, it should be a meal to satisfy the most discerning gourmand. But there was one request from British Prime Minister Gordon Brown for the state banquet here Monday night — some decaffeinated coffee and sparkling water please. "We were...