Vandana- Andhra Cuisine to beat the Monday Blues

Yesterday was a Monday and after a long day at work the only way to self reward was to have some good food . I had heard about Vandana from a couple of my colleagues who stay towards Sarjapura, so when my husband came to pick me up I requested if we can visit this…

Flechazo – Come fall in love once more !

We are such regulars at Flechazo that its feels like extended home. It has become synonymous to celebration, be it office team dinner, birthdays, anniversaries, festive occasions or friends catching up. Writing about Flechazo, comes so naturally – that I really don’t have to put any extra effort. I have been to the first Flechazo…

Burma Burma – The new food ambassador in Indiranagar

Since childhood I had heard stories of Burma from my grandfather’s friends who used to visit our house. How they fled and entered India, stories of the richness there – which they could not bring along. Even my husband’s grandfather came from Rangoon, along with three of his most coveted possessions – all of them…

Forage – your search for good food, ambience and experience

Entouré by verdure, Forage is one of those few places I have been, where there is a lot of thought given to the space and food. Located in 6th Main Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Defence Colony, Indiranagar, this is a perfect place to go for a date, to propose, or simply relax as if you…

Oh! Calcutta – A tick in the bucket list

Calcutta might have officially changed to Kolkata , but for me it will always be ‘Calcutta’ . It does sound nice to hear from my non-bengali friends when even they say ‘kolkata’ in their accent. Three things that they all try to tell to show their fondness for bengali’s – Kolkata, roshogolla , ‘Ami tomakey…

Hoot-New Menu Launch

“Hoot” – I am very fascinated by this word. If we look in the dictionary it means – a low wavering musical sound which is typical call of many kinds of owl. My fascination for this term began the day I first read “The owl” by Wilfred Owen … “Downhill I came, hungry, and yet…

Signature Club Resort – Staycation

I was recently invited to a staycation at the Signature Club Resort, Devanahalli. This is a new addition to the Brigade hospitality conglomerate and set within Brigade Orchards, a 130-acre smart township. Signature Club Resort offers exquisite spell binding 40 Executive and 5 Suite rooms to meet the needs of varied segments of travelers. The…

Saint Patrick’s Day @ Irish House

In Europe , apart from France and England , the next country I am interested in visiting, is Ireland. This is primarily due to my interest in literature & plays. Great names like John Millington Synge, George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, W.B.Yeats , Samuel Beckett and the list goes on.Couple of my favorite books…

Inauguration of L’inoui store at Leela Palace Bangalore

A couple of weeks back I was invited to the inauguration of the L’inoui store in Leela Palace Bangalore and that is where I got the opportunity to meet the young Chocolatrice Anusha A Chowdaiah. It was very inspiring to hear the young Entrepreneur speak about her personal journey and transformation. A trip to Europe on…

Kadu Wines – The wine from Karnataka with a cause

This Saturday I was privileged to be at a Wine tasting session organized by Kādu (pronounced as Kaa-du) at the Taj Gateway Hotel, Residency Road. The session was presided by Kerry Damskey & other prominent wine makers of Sula like Gorakh Gaikwad , Karan Vasani . Kerry is the Director of winemaking at Sula Vineyards….