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…

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…

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….

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…

The Earthquake Challenge @ Swensens

Bengalis are known for their “sweet-tooth” & we are no exceptions. We regularly contribute by posting in the group “Bengaluru Desserts club” – started by Vinay Nagaraju and have been waiting for something special arranged by him, which we have already witnessed before in the 3 events by him for “Bengaluru Biriyani Club” In association with…

Spectacular Bengaluru Biriyani Club – S01E03

It all started with a new place to try – Biriyani for Breakfast   , since then there has been no looking back for Bengaluru Biriyani Club. A young foodie Renukesh created a group for the love of one food “Biriyani”, soon he was joined by 2 more friends Vinay – Navneeth & then these…

A month long food journey – Ramadan in Namma Bengaluru

My friends and kins know, how much I love the month of Ramadan. I have many friends from my teenage days, who follow Islam, therefore on one side while I understand the meaning of this month, my interest lies in the different delicacies I can try during this season. Ever since we discovered the pleasure…