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…

Chinese New Year 2020 brought back memories of 2019

I still remember last year how my friend Deepa and I made a sudden plan and visited chinatown in new york and witnessed the celebration , hooting , cheer & jeer as part of the Chinese New Year. The roads were covered with red confetti’s and the dragon parades were amusing. We visited a small…

Mishmash – the friendly neighborhood restopub

Tonight , when I am sitting with the thought that I have to be back in office tomorrow, I am thinking of the friendly neighborhood pub which I visited midweek, to celebrate a midweek holiday – which was a dream dream thing for me. I don’t think I am getting such an evening in a…

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…