Inauguration of L’inoui store at Leela Palace Bangalore

A couple of weeks back I was invited to the inauguration of the L’inoui store in Leela Palace Bangalore and that is where I got the opportunity to meet the young Chocolatrice Anusha A Chowdaiah. It was very inspiring to hear the young Entrepreneur speak about her personal journey and transformation. A trip to Europe on…

Kadu Wines – The wine from Karnataka with a cause

This Saturday I was privileged to be at a Wine tasting session organized by Kādu (pronounced as Kaa-du) at the Taj Gateway Hotel, Residency Road. The session was presided by Kerry Damskey & other prominent wine makers of Sula like Gorakh Gaikwad , Karan Vasani . Kerry is the Director of winemaking at Sula Vineyards….

Valentines Day Celebration with Touch of Gold

February is universally acknowledged as the Month of love . The moment my calendar shows 01st Feb ,all I think is what to buy or how to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Recently I had an uber dinning experience at JalsaGold which I would like to share. JalsaGold has introduced an exclusive concept where in the table…

Nook – Roast & Grill Festival

As the festive fever and marathon of food continued through Christmas ,New Year & Poush Parbon , i was happy to be part of a Food festival which was slightly different .This one celebrated and served Roasts n Grills. Many different kinds of meat and lots of sea food options which included fish,shrimp, scallop,squids, mussels….

OKI – A new Pan Asian fare

A fortnight back , incited by some pictures on Facebook finally we made it to “OKI”. Off late of all the restaurants I have visited ,OKI is definitely my bookmarked place. I am really happy to have visited this place.The ambiance , the cozy interior , the huge wall depicting the Chinese lanterns and above all…

Winter Special Menu – Rajdhani

In a city like Bangalore options for food are huge, but if you are a person who goes to the green grocer and picks up  vegetables everyday then you know the plight ☹ .It’s the same vegetables all round the year and its on you to do tic tac toe and select. Recently, I was…

GingerBread House & Christmas Tree Lighting

My earliest memory of GingerBread House dates back to when I first read Hensel and Gretel. Every time I read the book I visualized myself inside the gingerbread house. This childhood fantasy turned into a reality this December. I was invited to Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway for the annual Lighting of the…

Advent Of Christmas – Cake Mixing

In Calcutta Christmas is always special! Its popularly known as “barodin” which means a long day literally (Around this time of the year the day starts getting longer). The day is always marked with certain rituals like a visit to Park Street, exchanging and eating fruit cakes which are integral part of this celebration. In…

Bean Flickers

Having worked in the ITES/IT sector for 13.5 years now – I realize most of us attached with this industry have a different passion to pursue. However, once we are caught in the vicious cycle of credit cards, EMIs, etc. – you cannot pursue your dreams. Sreekanth Radhakrishnan, the entrepreneur behind this tiny, cozy, café…

Three Dots & A Dash – The tiki experience

This was my first experience at a Tiki Bar. Now did the name “Tiki Bar” tickle your senses? At least it did to me 😊 Now what’s a “Tiki Bar” – it’s that hub which invokes the romanticism of tropical culture. So, to retain that romance – Three Dots and a Dash has its unique style…

Flechazo – Love at First Sight

When you visit a restaurant multiple times over a year or little and it still wows you – you feel like writing about it, isn’t it? Yup, that’s exactly how Flechazo has been to me always. My first visit was along with my office colleagues, followed by personal visit to mark important days. These days…

Kebabs, Kebabs & Kebabs @Paradise

Hailing from Kolkata & Hyderabad being my second home – Biriyani is Bae & Paradise is so synonymous to Biriyani – I just could not help saying “Yeah” instantly – when I was contacted. Paradise is an age old (almost 64 years old) – Legacy brand now known to every one for their Hyderabadi biriyani….