Zen at The Leela Palace Hotel in Bangalore has always been known for serving spectacular Japanese food that goes beyond the Sushis, Sashimis and Teppenyakis. I fondly remember my first experience at Zen last year, amidst company of the members of the Rotarian Wine Fellowship of India, Bangalore chapter, for dinner. The dining experience was… Continue reading Japanese Zensations Menu at Zen at The Leela Palace Hotel, Bangalore.
Fairfield Marriott at Outer Ring Road, Bengaluru recently hosted a masterclass featuring their Executive Chef Sudhir Nair and internationally acclaimed Chef Michael Swamy. The masterclass saw these two culinary geniuses create some close-to-home dishes, with much élan. Chef Sudhir started by preparing Parripu Pradhaman- A traditional dessert from Kerala, made with lentils, jaggery and coconut… Continue reading The Fairfield Masterclass with Chef Michael Swamy and Chef Sudhir Nair at Fairfield Marriott, Outer Ring Road, Bengaluru.
Established in the 14th century AD by two brothers from the Sangama Dynasty, the Vijayanagara empire was based in the Deccan Plateau region of southern India. The empire was a prominent and powerful; one whose reign lasted well over 200 years, before it was defeated at the battle of Talikota. Remains of the capital city… Continue reading The Vijayagara Feast at Cubbon Pavilion, ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru.
South-Eastern Asia is among the top culinary destinations in the world. Travels across this region, rich for its food and culture, are nothing short of a globe trotter’s treasure. A visit to any one of these countries, be it China, Japan, Burma, Vietnam, Korea, Phillipines, Malayasia or Thailand, is incomplete without experiencing the fantastic street-style… Continue reading Launch of Shizusan Shophouse and Bar at Phoenix Market City, Bengaluru.
In the recent past, many restaurants have tried to offer their version of Modern Indian food. Most of them, however, have failed miserably. Flavors that don’t work together, pretentious presentations and the hasty need to do something new has been the primary cause. Farzi Cafe, from the house of Massive Restaurants, however, seems to have… Continue reading New Menu Launch at Farzi Cafe, UB City, Bengaluru
Nestled comfortably in the heart of the city’s CBD, The Ritz-Carlton, Bengaluru has, over the years, carved a niche for itself in the city’s ever expanding hospitality scape- be it with respect to it’s well-appointed rooms, the exemplary service, the wide range of F&B destinations, and the excellent food they serve. What this hotel has… Continue reading Taste of Arabia Festival at The Market, The Ritz-Carlton, Bengaluru.
Quite like it’s name, Flechazo, the “MediterrAsia” restaurant at Marathahalli in Bangalore is love at first sight. Nestled comfortably on the main road and very easily accessible, Flechazo is a mutlicuisine restaurant offering a spectacular buffet which gets full even before you know it. I visited this restaurant about a fortnight ago to sample the… Continue reading Celebrating MediterrAsia at Flechazo, Bangalore.