Hakkachow rekindles memories from calcutta and hyderabad

I grew up in a Calcutta , where when asked to dineout, the first thing that popped from our mouth was ‘chinese’ as the preferred option. We were ignorant of the other south eastern flavours those days. Gradually we learnt about  the ‘thai’ magic. It’s when my eldest cousin moved to Japan , our household…

Taiki – The perfect mood lifter

Last year when I came back , say around the same time, I was exploring the new places in Indiranagar and Koramangala, which had started making the news in Bangalore during my absence. Taiki was one of them which stood out during my new place hunt. Appropriate usage of space turned this alley kinda place…

Myriads of reasons to remember – Rural Blues

In times like this a lot of time is spent in remembering the good times we are blessed with … Like the fratelli wines dinner menu at Ruralblues restobar last week. A place which was in my mind for over 18-20 months, since it opened the doors. We started with an amuse bouche , followed…

CookingWithStars at CUR8 – Chef Chris Galvin

Last week I was very fortunate to attend a Master class event called CookingWithStars at Cur8 restaurant in Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru at Embassy One. It was such a fabulous evening, where some of the finest food writers and food enthusiasts (including me) witnessed a very interesting session with the restaurateur and Michelin Star Chef Chris…

Litti Chokha – my first time in Bangalore

Yesterday ,I went for a full day course on wine. Recently I had seen a post from a friend on “Litti Chokha” and my gut feeling said that this place is close by. The session was very intense and interesting. It also continued for a longer time than we expected. By the time it finished…

One Bun Different Pairings thats Pappa Roti

Hot cross buns, Hot cross buns, One a penny, Two a penny, Hot cross buns …. Remember that nursery day rhyme …. I am just back from vacation. The social butterfly I am , I had to meet friends and talk about my experiences . So I headed to #phoenixmarketcity to catch up with a…

Masala Mandi – Invoking Old Memories

After over a year of break from real work I am getting back to the grind. After many weeks my calendar has started showing multiple calls at the same time , where I toggled , jumped in and out of calls etc. In one way it’s nice, on the other hand it was ‘fatigant’ (as…

15 Asian curries in the menu by #asian cuisine

This was my first visit to the #asiakitchen . luckily they have a #specialmenu of 15 #asian curries like Thai clay pot chicken with lemon and kaffir, Prawn Penang curry, lamb shank pendang curry or Malaysian fish curry. My personal recommendation is the roast duck breast red curry with pineapple.There are lot of veggie options…