Alto Vino – A memorable wine dinner

If I am asked to recall one of my most recent dining experience, this is by far one of the most memorable I can think of. It was probably one of the first few evenings in Alto Vino, where they had organized a food pairing with wine – in the presence of Wine Sommelier Elia…

Iftar @ Sheraton Grand Hotel Bangalore

As the month-long ritual of Ramzan comes to an end today, I am sitting and ruminating our iftar walks to mosque road, Koramangala, Sivaji nagar and Russel market. So what did I do new this time – well , this time, apart from hopping around the street to try the festive food – I visited…

The Kallu Shaap Experience@Vembanad

Sitting in the drawing room of a family friend in Cherai in Kerala, I just remembered a lunch I had at the Vembanad – The Paul  recently. The food was so close to the one I am having currently. After a few drinks to refresh ourselves at the Murphy’s, we headed there for lunch. On…

Street Mama – The new vibe

There are few places where, the moment you enter you smile – Street Mama is such a place. I was not in town when this place opened its doors to all, however, the day I landed here, I felt I did not miss anything. This place gives a street café feel the moment you enter….

Lobster Night at Shangri-La

We have often seen posts of our foodie friends about the Shangri-La lobster night. Usually it’s always on the first Wednesday of every month. Despite planning a few times this was just not happening and ended up postponing. This time however by the end of April, we reminded ourselves and on the D day (02…

Cake Genie – A hidden Gem

Sometimes small shops act like treasure troves. Cake Genie on CMH road is one such quaint place.Apparently , they are operating here since 2012, I just don’t know how I never spotted this shop earlier. They specialize in cakes and savouries and have variety of cheesecakes on offer.Their signature dish is the”gulab jamun cheesecake”. It…

A tryst with Nostalgia at Nizaams

I was back home after 3 days and the foodie in me was dying to try out someplace new.The Bangalore rain added to the charm and hence Rajarshee and I decided to go out in the evening & guess what was on the top of my list – “roll” My hawk eyes (for food) had pinned…

Matsuri – A Celebration of Japanese Food

Talking about Japanese cuisine – it used to be always “Sushi” in my mind – until I visited Matsuri recently. Matsuri is part of the Chancery Hotel, in the heart of the city. The moment you enter, the subtle décor of this Japanese restaurant brought a sense of celebration – which can be linked back…

Big Pitcher – The largest micro brewery in town

In the month of April a friend of mine was visiting us from Delhi. I was in a spree to show him the different f&B houses in Bangalore. I chose Big Pitcher , on the old airport road as it is a one stop shop for a gastronomical experience.I have been here a couple of…

Vandana- Andhra Cuisine to beat the Monday Blues

Yesterday was a Monday and after a long day at work the only way to self reward was to have some good food . I had heard about Vandana from a couple of my colleagues who stay towards Sarjapura, so when my husband came to pick me up I requested if we can visit this…