bangalore Archive

  • I love pasta, this is a fact and I love it in its varied shapes and forms, though bow tie is my favourite, slathering it in green and red pesto sauces, sometimes cheesy and creamy, and this is  a late realization for me that I am in love with Italian cuisine. If we talk about Italian cuisine, pizza comes next in my list but it is more like rescue food for me, when I am not in a mood to cook, though it sounds little […]

    risotto prima vera – the basic recipe for risotto

    I love pasta, this is a fact and I love it in its varied shapes and forms, though bow tie is my favourite, slathering it in green and red pesto sauces, sometimes cheesy and creamy, and this is  a late realization for me that I am in love with Italian cuisine. If we talk about Italian cuisine, pizza comes next in my list but it is more like rescue food for me, when I am not in a mood to cook, though it sounds little […]

  • It was almost 6 years back in Bangalore, when I was first introduced to the Mexican cuisine, a cuisine which I later found to be so much in sync with the Indian taste, except the cheese part. It was in Bombay Blue, (not sure they are still in the business) a upmarket restaurant operating from Bangalore central mall on Mayo hall road, adjoining the noodle bar, where I get to taste this heavenly dish called enchilada, which I ordered on a whim. […]

    enchiladas for a taste of mexico and chilis – a restaurant review

    It was almost 6 years back in Bangalore, when I was first introduced to the Mexican cuisine, a cuisine which I later found to be so much in sync with the Indian taste, except the cheese part. It was in Bombay Blue, (not sure they are still in the business) a upmarket restaurant operating from Bangalore central mall on Mayo hall road, adjoining the noodle bar, where I get to taste this heavenly dish called enchilada, which I ordered on a whim. […]

  • If you plot the restaurants of Bangalore on a map you will find that the area most densely populated with restos are Indiranagar, Koramangala and central Bangalore. But if you move towards north, it becomes sparse and after Sankey road and Hebbal it diminishes further. Having lived in the old Airport road for six years, which was dotted with range of restaurants with Indiranagar and Kormangala at arm’s length, and M.G Road at comfortable distance, it was a heaven for […]

    saaga @ Bangalore – restaurant review

    If you plot the restaurants of Bangalore on a map you will find that the area most densely populated with restos are Indiranagar, Koramangala and central Bangalore. But if you move towards north, it becomes sparse and after Sankey road and Hebbal it diminishes further. Having lived in the old Airport road for six years, which was dotted with range of restaurants with Indiranagar and Kormangala at arm’s length, and M.G Road at comfortable distance, it was a heaven for […]

  • In the early 2000’s when a new Bengali restaurant in upmarket area of Kolkata opens its doors, it gives lots of hopes to the foodies, not because there is a dearth of quality restaurants in gastronomical capital of India, Kolkata which is the heaven for food connoisseurs but because there were few restaurants that serves authentic Bengali cuisine. Trailing behind the league of Ahelis and Kewpies, this restaurant refashioned out of an old zamindari style bungalow at 6 ballygunge place, […]

    6 ballygunge place @ Bangalore – a restaurant review

    In the early 2000’s when a new Bengali restaurant in upmarket area of Kolkata opens its doors, it gives lots of hopes to the foodies, not because there is a dearth of quality restaurants in gastronomical capital of India, Kolkata which is the heaven for food connoisseurs but because there were few restaurants that serves authentic Bengali cuisine. Trailing behind the league of Ahelis and Kewpies, this restaurant refashioned out of an old zamindari style bungalow at 6 ballygunge place, […]

  • Have you ever tasted caperberry ? No, do you get these things in Bangalore ? My questioner was equally puzzled by my answer as I am to hers. She meant the restaurant on Dickenson road and I thought it is a kind of some berry or fruit ! The cloud of confusion soon whisked away when I went to Caperberry to attend the non- vegetarian edition of cookery workshop “cooking with caperberry – a spanish fiesta” organised by foodlovers club […]

    cooking with caperberry – a spanish fiesta

    Have you ever tasted caperberry ? No, do you get these things in Bangalore ? My questioner was equally puzzled by my answer as I am to hers. She meant the restaurant on Dickenson road and I thought it is a kind of some berry or fruit ! The cloud of confusion soon whisked away when I went to Caperberry to attend the non- vegetarian edition of cookery workshop “cooking with caperberry – a spanish fiesta” organised by foodlovers club […]

  • Diwali food festival at Le Jardin, Oberoi, M.G.Road , Bangalore. Le Jardin is celebrating Diwali with festive thalis savouring traditional culinary treats from November 3 to November 8. Dinner is priced between Rs 950 – Rs 1250. For reservations mail to reservations.bangalore@oberoihotels.com or call at 2558 5858.   Diwali dinner buffet at Fortune Select Trinity, No 134, 136 EPIP Area, Road No 1, Whitefield, Bangalore.   Diwali weekend buffet at The Esplanade, khb colony, Kormangala, Bangalore. Esplanade is celebrating the […]

    november food festivals @ bangalore

    Diwali food festival at Le Jardin, Oberoi, M.G.Road , Bangalore. Le Jardin is celebrating Diwali with festive thalis savouring traditional culinary treats from November 3 to November 8. Dinner is priced between Rs 950 – Rs 1250. For reservations mail to reservations.bangalore@oberoihotels.com or call at 2558 5858.   Diwali dinner buffet at Fortune Select Trinity, No 134, 136 EPIP Area, Road No 1, Whitefield, Bangalore.   Diwali weekend buffet at The Esplanade, khb colony, Kormangala, Bangalore. Esplanade is celebrating the […]

  • Bengali Food Festival at Cafe Mozaic, Vivanta by Taj ITPB, Whitefield, Bangalore. Café Mosaic will celebrate Bengali food festival for a week from October 23 to October 30. Explore the delicacy of kolkatta like Jhinga malai curry, kosha mangso, kouchori, potol posto to name a few dishes with unlimited draught beer flowing. All this and more at Rs 1000 inclusive of taxes per person.   Gujarati food festival at Hotel Pride , 93 Richmond road, Bangalore. The Pride Hotel presents […]

    october food festivals @ bangalore

    Bengali Food Festival at Cafe Mozaic, Vivanta by Taj ITPB, Whitefield, Bangalore. Café Mosaic will celebrate Bengali food festival for a week from October 23 to October 30. Explore the delicacy of kolkatta like Jhinga malai curry, kosha mangso, kouchori, potol posto to name a few dishes with unlimited draught beer flowing. All this and more at Rs 1000 inclusive of taxes per person.   Gujarati food festival at Hotel Pride , 93 Richmond road, Bangalore. The Pride Hotel presents […]

  • While Julia Roberts was coursing through Italian cuisine and travelled half the world in search of spirituality and love, Durga puja is the time to indulge in eat, pray and spread love, happiness and peace across the world (we really do that specially the last part !). Though Bangalore is not Kolkata, but with ever-increasing bengal(e) in Bengalooru, number of Bengalee restaurants has spruce up in the city in last few years and during festival like Durga puja they all […]

    eat, pray and love – durga puja

    While Julia Roberts was coursing through Italian cuisine and travelled half the world in search of spirituality and love, Durga puja is the time to indulge in eat, pray and spread love, happiness and peace across the world (we really do that specially the last part !). Though Bangalore is not Kolkata, but with ever-increasing bengal(e) in Bengalooru, number of Bengalee restaurants has spruce up in the city in last few years and during festival like Durga puja they all […]

  • Durga puja bangalore 2011 with google map placemarks and links Durga puja is just a week away and here are some of the quick updates of this year Durga puja in Bangalore: Ulsoor Lake Durga Puja organize by Bengalee Association is one of the oldest and the biggest Durga puja in Bangalore changes its venue from RBANMS ground to Gaytri Vihar, Palace grounds near Mekhri circle. Bollywood singer Shaan (on 10th oct), ghazal king Jagjit Singh (on 17th oct), classical […]

    durga puja bangalore 2010

    Durga puja bangalore 2011 with google map placemarks and links Durga puja is just a week away and here are some of the quick updates of this year Durga puja in Bangalore: Ulsoor Lake Durga Puja organize by Bengalee Association is one of the oldest and the biggest Durga puja in Bangalore changes its venue from RBANMS ground to Gaytri Vihar, Palace grounds near Mekhri circle. Bollywood singer Shaan (on 10th oct), ghazal king Jagjit Singh (on 17th oct), classical […]

  • “Shubho Bijoya” May Ma Durga fills your life with prosperity and happiness. The festival is over and life is slowly retreating back to its normalcy. The word “Durga puja” becomes synonym with Bengali and Kolkata and it becomes the epitome of Bengali culture and heritage. So nothing surprises that it is being celebrated throughout the world where ever Bengali settlements are there. Unlike Kolkata where countdown for puja starts itself from Mahalaya, places like Bangalore silently decked up for this […]

    durga puja bangalore 2009

    “Shubho Bijoya” May Ma Durga fills your life with prosperity and happiness. The festival is over and life is slowly retreating back to its normalcy. The word “Durga puja” becomes synonym with Bengali and Kolkata and it becomes the epitome of Bengali culture and heritage. So nothing surprises that it is being celebrated throughout the world where ever Bengali settlements are there. Unlike Kolkata where countdown for puja starts itself from Mahalaya, places like Bangalore silently decked up for this […]