Continental break of the fast – Experience at Here and Now

#FoodiesDen #paid A group of us foodies decided to meet here as part of our biweekly meeting as part of the 6th Foodies Den meetup. This wasn’t a free invite and the final bill was shared by all of the members. We landed at 9:30 First glance The place looks good but if two large…

Enjoy the Flavors of Karnataka – Fairfield by Marriott, Rajajinagar

#Invite #BLRF #FFBengaluru #FairfieldMarriott #FlavorsofKarnataka #FoodFestival I was delighted to get a second invite from Fairfield after the lovely experience of the Hyderabadi Food Festival. What attracts right away is the map of karnataka with the districts marked out by their specialties. I thought it was a splendid way to really bring about the food festival…

A cosy nook – The Cafe Mezzuna Experience

A few of us went to Cafe Mezzuna after another bloggers meet. The ambience is lovely with  tastefully decorated nooks with books and mugs.  It’s a cosy well lit place and has a good population of young and senior folks alike. Since we were late, we ordered only the Moroccan lamb pizza and beer. The…

Birthday Celebrations @ Chavadi

#self 13th August was my birthday and yes its also an excuse to pig out of the house.  Had heard good things about Chavadi and decided to head there for spending the evening. Located off Bannerghatta road near the HSBC bank on the road connecting vijaya bank colony and bannerghatta road.  This is located on…

Go Wow with Bao – Kylie’s the Bao Shop

Spent an interesting session (atleast for my better half)  on a walk for breastfeeding awareness.  There were other husbands too so was not the only fish out of water.  Why the walk was interesting for me is I got to indulge in photography (though taking humans is the last resort) and nibbling street food, While…

Fasten your seat belts – Experience at Airlines Hotel

#FoodiesDen Meetup As part of the 5th Foodies Den Meetup, we selected Airlines Hotel as it is a landmark and an icon of Bangalore. With its lovely ambience and towered by a Banyan tree, this truly gives the feeling of old times. It is still a hotspot for many of them especially after a good run…

Going to the Shaap – Having Toddy in God’s Own Country

Toddy as such is ubiquitious in India in different places. Usually sourced from Palm or coconut trees, it can be had in the pure and unfermented form called Neera and in the fermented form called Kallu. Kallu is not all about getting drunk though. The coconut toddy is also used in making appam for fermenting…

Promises = Fashionable Steam

Day#7 We come to the finale of the #BarAThon and it was good fun twisting simple themes into foodie concepts. I am more of a 1-2 posts a week kind of guy  and this saw me completing it seven days in  a row!! Am I impressed or what!! Day#7 is Promises and I have seen…

Wishful Thinking – A sweet thought

Day#5 #Barathon So I am sitting in the middle of a busy working day with a surprising  craving for sweet. For people who know me, this would be unbelievable as I rarely eat sweets except a few chosen ones like dark chocolates or Bengali sweets.  Well I had neither at home nor any ingredient remotely…

Tiny Shoes – Some amazing cakes from Magic Oven

Day#5 #BarAThon So we have been a literal brand ambassador for Magic Oven, a bakery that is right across the street. For all occasions we rarely give the order to anyone else. From the decadent baked cheese cake to chocolate truffle to custard cakes, you name it they will make and design it.  It’s one…

Of food, hunts and tastings with the MPOC

#MPOC #thinkpalmoil $foodhunt I was part of an interesting blogger meet sponsored by the #MPOC (Malaysian Palm Oil Council) and the focus of the meet was clearing the negative vibes from palm oil and how comparable it is to all the other claimed healthy oils available in the market.

Caught red handed with a papaya

#BarAThon OK so its Day#4  and I am supposed to use Caught Red handed.   It reminds me of one morning when my mom was forcing me to eat papayas (I normally shy away from fruits as a general rule) and I was trying all my best to avoid it…. I detest it actually. There…

Fragile Lives – Existence for Bliss

#BarAThon Many things come into our lives and changes the way we look at things. It can leave us more knowledgeable, happy, shattered or many other experiences I will not get into. I don’t have a habit of being too preachy or philosophical either so lets cut to the bone lest you mistake me (or…

Tete a Tetea – Experience at Tea Trails Bistro

#invite #bloggermeet #TeaTrailsBistro  I was invited as part of a bloggers meet to try out their tea paired with food.  It isn’t a new concept and we have quite a few tea outlets in Bangalore the most prominent being Infinitea (check out my profile for review on it) The ambience of Tea Trail is nice…

What you dont know – Interesting food trivia #BarAthon

The Queen’s language is weird and it has been made much more weird as it travelled around the world…. Here’s food based trivia There are some words that throw you off completely and when you know the meaning it leaves you shocked or completely like an imbecile…. I had this experience many years back in…

Stranger than fiction – Unusual Foods that can leave your mouth remain wide open – #BarAThon

One man’s meat is another man’s poison…. (17th century proverb) Did you know we humans eat really strange foods? Believe me I have eaten most game animals in Africa, crocodiles, lizards, worms (as a challenge) and I thought I ate anything that didn’t bite back but some of them left me quite quite flabbergasted.It makes…

A five star experience – Review of Five Star Chicken #‎BangaloreStarFoodieMeetup‬

#BangaloreStarFoodieMeetup I along with a few other food bloggers were invited (again) for the launch of the new menu of the  the Five Star Chicken@ Indira Nagar.  For my first post on it click here

Soul food- Review of Aroi

Had been to Aroi on sarjapura road with my family to celebrate my parents anniversary. Had heard quite a bit about the place and did not think twice about selecting the venue as my folks lean towards Chinese and pan Asian cuisine. The setting is cosy and easy on the eye with good area and seating arrangements….

A Military Experience – Review of Ranganna Military Hotel

I have been to this place twice and am combining both my reviews in one blog. The first time I went with my better half, little half and mom. The second time, we had the 4th Foodies Den meetup at Ranganna Military Hotel (RMH)and gosh was it worth the trip every time.   Military  hotels…

Fun, Food and Sports – Gadang Sports Bar

#invite CLICK ON IMAGE FOR FULL RESOLUTION   There is a new screen in town, its’ awesome and it’s at the Gadang Sports bar in Park Plaza. With the Copa in full flow, Eurocup seems to have taken a backseat. This place offers the chance to see the Eurocup  in big screen glory. The ambiance…