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…

Sunday Brunch at High Ultra Lounge

The first time I reached the top of the Eiffel tower, I saw the horizon from there and I reminded myself, you are on top of the world. In fact, for those who know about the “58 Tour Eiffel”, you must agree that a dining experience in a place like this is a dream for…

Chinita Kormangala

If you are in the mood to try to Mexican, you need not travel all the way to Indiranagar any more, as Chinita has a new outlet in Koramangla. Situated on the first floor, the place is much bigger than its Indiranagar outlet. Though it is new, the crew is quite well versed with the…

Wazwan @ Saffron-Radisson Blu

Since childhood whenever we went for any ‘biye bari’ (wedding) or ‘nemontonno’ (invitation) – Kashmiri aloo dum was an integral part of the menu those days. I always wondered, why is it so called. Later when I grew up, we started exploring Kashmiri cuisine We started trying all the possible Kashmiri restaurants and all the…