Money Today Archive October 19, 2008 Issue

Edition: October 19, 2008

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Vikrant Singh

Low flying luxury craft

There are few better cars to impress, and be impressed with, than the BMW 650i convertible.
  • Divine cuisine There’s nothing quite as delicious as Bengali food.This festive season, dip into some of the best dishes from the eastern coast of India.
  • A giant of cinema To Scorsese he was a giant. And now there’s a new Akira Kurosawa box-set in the shops. Five legendary films from the Fifties and Sixties. A feast.
  • Up in flames The innocuous aniseed that makes Hyderabadi Biryani and Hunan Chicken taste so much better is also a key ingredient in one of the world’s most potent and inflammable liqueurs—Sambuca.
  • Matters of the heart Two novels set in different milieu, united by a common thread of love, infidelity and terror. Sit back and read these romantic thrillers this fortnight.
  • The candy man A "terrible eater"when young, he now runs India's oldest fast food chain, best known for its ice cream parlours. Samir Kuckreja, the MD of Nirula's, tells us about work, workouts and the famous hot chocolate fudge.
  • Office power She’s the tough, new corporate climber out to outperform the men. and her sartorial style tells you all you need to know. we profile four looks, which are power personified.
  • Second coming When a legend makes a comeback, the question is always “how does it compare to the earlier work?”We find two cases where the answer is “quite well actually”.
  • Ideas for Diwali gift Bewildered by the sheer number of gift options this festival season? Don’t be. Our gift guide has the answers you’re looking for.
  • Scents and sensibilities This Fall, take your pick from these alluring scents that promise to stay with you all day long.
  • Southern sirens Golf in India is divided into pockets and the southern part of the country hasn't produced top quality players for various reasons. The Southern Sirens¡ª Rahul Ganapathy and Sandeep Syal have defied the odds to be where they are.
  • Game for life Fast not Furious Born to a former rally champion, the quiet Narain Karthikeyan has speed in his blood. We catch up with him to find out what it’s like to be “the world’s fastest Indian”.
  • The incredible shrinking computer Don’t believe your spam. Size isn’t everything.
  • Say chin-chin to Chinese Do not listen to a sommelier (wine waiter, in plain English) who says a Gewurtztraminer, a sweetish wine with spicy notes from Alsace, France, goes best with Chinese cuisine.

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