Valentines Day Celebration with Touch of Gold

February is universally acknowledged as the Month of love . The moment my calendar shows 01st Feb ,all I think is what to buy or how to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Recently I had an uber dinning experience at JalsaGold which I would like to share. JalsaGold has introduced an exclusive concept where in the table…

Nook – Roast & Grill Festival

As the festive fever and marathon of food continued through Christmas ,New Year & Poush Parbon , i was happy to be part of a Food festival which was slightly different .This one celebrated and served Roasts n Grills. Many different kinds of meat and lots of sea food options which included fish,shrimp, scallop,squids, mussels….

OKI – A new Pan Asian fare

A fortnight back , incited by some pictures on Facebook finally we made it to “OKI”. Off late of all the restaurants I have visited ,OKI is definitely my bookmarked place. I am really happy to have visited this place.The ambiance , the cozy interior , the huge wall depicting the Chinese lanterns and above all…

Winter Special Menu – Rajdhani

In a city like Bangalore options for food are huge, but if you are a person who goes to the green grocer and picks up  vegetables everyday then you know the plight ☹ .It’s the same vegetables all round the year and its on you to do tic tac toe and select. Recently, I was…

Bean Flickers

Having worked in the ITES/IT sector for 13.5 years now – I realize most of us attached with this industry have a different passion to pursue. However, once we are caught in the vicious cycle of credit cards, EMIs, etc. – you cannot pursue your dreams. Sreekanth Radhakrishnan, the entrepreneur behind this tiny, cozy, café…

Three Dots & A Dash – The tiki experience

This was my first experience at a Tiki Bar. Now did the name “Tiki Bar” tickle your senses? At least it did to me 😊 Now what’s a “Tiki Bar” – it’s that hub which invokes the romanticism of tropical culture. So, to retain that romance – Three Dots and a Dash has its unique style…

Flechazo – Love at First Sight

When you visit a restaurant multiple times over a year or little and it still wows you – you feel like writing about it, isn’t it? Yup, that’s exactly how Flechazo has been to me always. My first visit was along with my office colleagues, followed by personal visit to mark important days. These days…

Kebabs, Kebabs & Kebabs @Paradise

Hailing from Kolkata & Hyderabad being my second home – Biriyani is Bae & Paradise is so synonymous to Biriyani – I just could not help saying “Yeah” instantly – when I was contacted. Paradise is an age old (almost 64 years old) – Legacy brand now known to every one for their Hyderabadi biriyani….

Barebones – The balcony bar with a view

Before starting this article – I want to start by saying , if you are used to a certain eatery and then another new place comes up beside it , it’s our natural tendency to go for the “tried & tasted” but once break the rule & do try the new one. You never know,…

Moby Dick – in Bangalore, in a new avatar

As a teenager I read the book where Ishmael talks about ‘Moby Dick’ a huge white whale & the constant chase by Ahab … Here in this post Avril talks about another ‘Moby Dick’ completely different from the first. It’s a bright new café which opened up their doors and welcomed us to have limited…

Chefactory – the new quick bites

I believe that there are some quaint and small outlets which actually cater real good food and we need to be on the lookout. I crossed this place for the past few weeks and felt the queer instinct of visiting this place, probably the first reason being the name “Chefactory”. I wondered if it has…

DineFest Bangalore @ RedFork

DineFest is back. Its a 10-day culinary event showcasing over 30 restaurants across 3 cities (Bangalore, Delhi & Mumbai) from 26th May to 4th June, 2017. The menus are priced at INR 500++ in Bangalore, and INR 600++ in Delhi & Mumbai. As part of this event I accompanied my friend Arijit Choudhury of AriGami to one of…