LIFE STYLE

No to hybrids but yes to electric cars?

The automotive field has grown in leaps and bounds in more than 100 years of its existence. Numerous companies have come and gone while some have stayed and made a name for themselves big time. Thus, the art of making combustion engines was perfected by mankind and where there was an opportunity to improve, we have grabbed it. Engines have become more powerful, more efficient and less thirsty, thanks to

Jumping in puddles, not literally

Hoppipolla has taken advantage of the liquor ban to establish itself as a regular go to place for drinks and finger food. Located in Nungambakkam, this resto bar is at the exact location where Star Rock used to be. This underground joint is filled only with chairs and is crowded during weekends but it would be wise to book a table in advance to avoid hassle. The food menu is small but the

Taking inspirational from childhood

Men’s wear this season is street style. This is vibrant and stylish with lively hues, childhood-inspiration and traditional staples. Here is a brief look into what this trend is. Bandanas Bandanas are perhaps the easiest to pull off and they are brilliant. The neckerchiefs is playful and can be an excellent opportunity to bring more colour to your wardrobe if you are a little hesitant to rock brighter shades. Cherry red, cobalt blue or

Yamaha Fazer 250 launch around the corner

The performance bike category is booming in the country and not to be left out from the group, Yamaha launched the FZ25, a 250cc naked entry level sports bike that has been raking in good numbers for the brand. Selling more than 2,000 units a month, the bike has been a runaway success for Yamaha. Now, to capitalise on the craze on faired motorcycles, the bike maker has been seen

Tirunelveli food festival in Chennai

Chennai: Every bite takes you to Tirunelveli. The aroma of curries, masala packed fries, crisp parathas welcome visitors to the Tirunelveli Food Festival that is on at Spice Jar Restaurant at The Residency in T Nagar. The festival is on till 13 August. Executive chef, Vellaisamy Ganesh speaks to News Today about why this cuisine is unique. “We wanted people to know what the cuisine of Tirunelveli really is. The

Khadi is now the lastest trend for many

Chennai: It is said that agriculture is the backbone of our nation. Similarly handloom to holds a unique place as it provides employment opportunities for many. We just celebrated International Handloom Day, and we at News Today explored how khadi has now become a fashion statement in the current trend. H Kennedy, fashion designer, speaks about the trend in khadi wear. He says,”Many youngsters have started preferring khadi due to

ABS to be made mandatory for motorcycles

Chennai: Anti-Lock Braking System or simply termed ABS, is a safety device that is not very well known in India apart for a few geeky nerds. Now however, every single person has been talking about it as the Union Ministry for Highways and Road Transport has notified that all motorcycles will have ABS by April 2019. In the government’s terms, it means vehicles having a cubic capacity above 125cc need

A chef who brings difference to food

Chennai: Chef Ganesh at Regency Kanchipurm by GRT Hotels demonstrates a pleasant personality with a mature disposition. He is willing to go the extra mile in order to exceed guest expectation. A good team player, he contributes to ensure the smooth functioning of the kitchen. Some of the festivals/promos spearheaded by Ganesh are Street Food Fest, Gramathu Unavu, Navadhaniya Food Fest and Deiviga Unavu Thiruvizha. Presently Chef Ganesh has churned

New hangout spot for youngsters in Chennai

Chennai: Ink 303 is the latest sports bar to open in the city. It has already became an important watering hole for the party animals. The place serves tasty food at reasonable prices. The drinks served are affordable. What makes this place unique is the offers they give on a daily basis. Wednesday’s is the best day to visit Ink 303 as they have ‘buy one get one free’ deal.

More and more brides opt for lehangas

Chennai: The new trend is to wear stylish gown and long shirts with lehangas, rather than short kurtis. These clothes will make one look very pretty and gorgeous. Designers are changing the bride and groom attires accordingly. Most brides prefer lehangas to sarees these days, which has now become a trend. “A woman looks beautiful in traditional attire during her wedding. Some western styles are also used by designing to design these outfits which have a both traditional and

Break your fast the healthy way

Eating healthy has become a fad today. Feeding one’s body with nothing but natural greens is what people are doing. Making it a routine, before heading to office or while at lunch. A breakfast combo introduced by Cafe G, located in OMR, will appeal to the healthy foodie inside you. You can choose to have a hassle-free breakfast with a variety of options to choose from. “Breakfast in-take needs to be