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…

Flechazo – Come fall in love once more !

We are such regulars at Flechazo that its feels like extended home. It has become synonymous to celebration, be it office team dinner, birthdays, anniversaries, festive occasions or friends catching up. Writing about Flechazo, comes so naturally – that I really don’t have to put any extra effort. I have been to the first Flechazo…

Burma Burma – The new food ambassador in Indiranagar

Since childhood I had heard stories of Burma from my grandfather’s friends who used to visit our house. How they fled and entered India, stories of the richness there – which they could not bring along. Even my husband’s grandfather came from Rangoon, along with three of his most coveted possessions – all of them…

Forage – your search for good food, ambience and experience

Entouré by verdure, Forage is one of those few places I have been, where there is a lot of thought given to the space and food. Located in 6th Main Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Defence Colony, Indiranagar, this is a perfect place to go for a date, to propose, or simply relax as if you…

Oh! Calcutta – A tick in the bucket list

Calcutta might have officially changed to Kolkata , but for me it will always be ‘Calcutta’ . It does sound nice to hear from my non-bengali friends when even they say ‘kolkata’ in their accent. Three things that they all try to tell to show their fondness for bengali’s – Kolkata, roshogolla , ‘Ami tomakey…

Hoot-New Menu Launch

“Hoot” – I am very fascinated by this word. If we look in the dictionary it means – a low wavering musical sound which is typical call of many kinds of owl. My fascination for this term began the day I first read “The owl” by Wilfred Owen … “Downhill I came, hungry, and yet…

Signature Club Resort – Staycation

I was recently invited to a staycation at the Signature Club Resort, Devanahalli. This is a new addition to the Brigade hospitality conglomerate and set within Brigade Orchards, a 130-acre smart township. Signature Club Resort offers exquisite spell binding 40 Executive and 5 Suite rooms to meet the needs of varied segments of travelers. The…

Saint Patrick’s Day @ Irish House

In Europe , apart from France and England , the next country I am interested in visiting, is Ireland. This is primarily due to my interest in literature & plays. Great names like John Millington Synge, George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, W.B.Yeats , Samuel Beckett and the list goes on.Couple of my favorite books…