New Delhi, April 12 -- It was a stormy 2018 for Atul Kochhar, one of the most highly regarded Indian chefs in the UK, and this year he hopes the tide will turn with his newest offering, Kanishka. The restaurant, which opened on 18 March in London's Mayfair, promises to be a culinary disruptor in a city which has been an early adapter as far as modern Indian fine-dining is concerned.

According to Kochhar, "London offers a wide canvas of Indian fine-dining and the biggest change in recent years has been the exploration of regional Indian food." This time, Kochhar will focus on the lesser-known cuisines of the North-East, drawing on an entirely new palate of flavours, ingredients and cooking styles. Expect an inspired spin on classics like mo...