My initiation to Ethiopian cuisine – Meskerem

Last Sunday when asked what would I like to have for lunch – my instant reply was something I never had before , for example – #Ethiopian As I know , till I am here I must try everything which I can’t get back in Ooru and we all know in Bangalore we don’t have…

When it’s Chinese New Year – you ought to eat Chinese !!

Growing up in Calcutta was fun , especially because that made me the person I am .The way we rejoiced at all celebrations in the city, be it Ramzan, Christmas, New Year and obviously Durga Puja & Diwali. Till the time I was in Calcutta we often visited Chinatown for family celebrations (food and drink…

Slayed ‘The beast’ to claim my ‘winter in paradise’

Looking out of Abhik dada’s apartment window , opposite to battery park I wimpered, “it’s a day to go out and not a lunch through phone” , else the boys were in favour of ordering food online . In the next 45 mins 3 of us got ready and came out realizing that we would…

21st Jan 2019 – a new name for this day #mlk

It’s a holiday in the USA today. It’s Martin Luther King day in short MLK day (#mlkday ) . The initial plan for lunch was different . Then there were sudden additions , which prompted further change . So when Rajarshee proposed #biriyani all I could do is smile :-). If you ask my parents,…

Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noel – Feliz Navidad !!

We bengalis take our ‘baro din’ very seriously, we can’t celebrate it without visiting Park Street or eating cake. Back in my ‘Calcutta days’ the obvious options would have been Nahoum’s or Flurys .Now , life can take the bengalee out of Bengal , but can it put aside my ‘bangaliana’. Though I had just…

A sudden pizza date !!

After my visit to the Secaucus Public library I was beaming and full of things to tell Rajarshee .He came to pick me up and suddenly proposed a #pizzadate to hear all that I have experienced. Though I was prepared for a dinner at home , but who does not love to sit by the…

Sindh Kitchen – my first experience of a full course Sindhi meal

I still remember our Hyderabad days, when we used to often visit Sindhi Colony, for the chaats, food, clothes etc. There was something about the Sindhi Colony, which attracted us there often. In Bangalore, I have not had the opportunity to visit Sindhi Colony in that way. I have just seen the address written in…

Cafe Palmyra – A hidden Treasure

Sometimes the kiddos know it better. So was the case in finding this gem of a place amidst the busy road in white field. It was a cousin’s birthday. Her parents were visiting Bengaluru as she turned 25. Initially they asked us for reference for a suitable place for dinner. But we rather asked the…

The Bengaluru Brasserie – An Oasis in a city

In the recent times, if I recall one of the memorable restaurants with good food, amazing ambience – which I would like someone to try, “The Bengaluru Brasserie” tops the chart. This restaurant is one of the new places. Situated on top of the Hyatt Centric MG Road, this place would first wow you with…