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Benares,

India: see VaranasiVaranasi
, formerly Benares
, city (1991 pop. 1,030,863), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India, on the Ganges River. Although a rail hub and trade center, Varanasi is chiefly important as a holy city.
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Singh, who has also worked with TV chef Atul Kochhar in his Michelin-starred restaurant Benares, said: "I am passionate about cooking and believe in using fresh and quality ingredients as it gives great taste, colour and texture to the food.
Chandra Singh, who has also worked with TV chef Atul Kochhar in his Michelin-starred restaurant Benares, said: "I am passionate about cooking and believe in using fresh and quality ingredients as it gives great taste, colour and texture to the food.
"Benares is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together," he wrote with such brevity.
But the most prominent watering hole where the rich and famous ferociously guard their freedom is the Benares Club, an institution founded in 1898 where ideas and single malts flow freely and where grilled mutton kababs are not considered 'unholy'.
His international career began in 2008 when he joined Michelin-starred Benares in London's Mayfair.
Known for her ability to blend modern aesthetics with Indian classics, Falguni Shah was trained rigorously in the Jaipur musical tradition and in the Benares style of Thumri as a youngster.
Tatiana talks about the history, people of Varanasi, the sacred and oldest city located between the rivers Benares and Kashi in India.
The other members of the board are Edwin Bautista (Union Bank), Roberto Benares (Bank of Commerce), Edmond Bernardo (UCPB), Cecilia Borromeo (DBP), Gil Buenaventura (RCBC), Abraham Co (AUB), Liduvino Geron (Land Bank), Reynaldo Maclang (PNB), Antonio Moncupa (East West Bank), Alfonso Salcedo Jr.
The award-winning, Birmingham-based company - which supplies to restaurants in London including the acclaimed Benares from Atul Kocchar - has vineyards in India's largest wine-grape growing district, Nasik.
Also a welcome sight in the practice session were 17-year-old Fil-Nigerian AJ Edu, who participated in the drills, and Fil-Malaysian Zachary Benares, who sat on the sidelines with player agent Charlie Dy.