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.
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.
Ottimo, the plush Italian kitchen at the ITC Gardenia in Bangalore is hosting a Risotto festival for it’s guests until the 19th of this month. The festival, named the Risotto Fare, showcases the culinary talent of Chef Zohair, the junior sous chef at the Cucina Italiana in creating Risottos from northern regions of Italy- namely… Continue reading Risotto Fare at Ottimo, ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru.
Spice Terrace, the pool side Indian speciality restaurant has a new menu, curated by Chef Abdul Quddus. The menu features some classic favourites and modern interpretations; all in the picturesque setting of the Spice Terrace. Hailing from Jharkhand, Chef Abdul Quddus specialises in cuisine of the erstwhile North-West Frontier states and Awadhi cuisines. Most of… Continue reading All New Menu by Chef Abdul Quddus at Spice Terrace, JW Marriott, Bengaluru.
Ministry of Food, the award winning all-day dining destination at the Hilton Bangalore, Embassy Golflinks has launched a Sunday Brunch to cater to the tastes and moods of the discerning. The exquisite Brunch offers a plethora of cuisines, including interactive cooking stations, unlimited beverages and a much needed dip in the pool. The brunch extends… Continue reading Sunday Brunch at Ministry Of Food, Hilton Bangalore Embassy Golflinks
When I was informed about having won the #KolkataCalling contest, organized by The Oberoi, Bengaluru, I was elated. The prize on offer was a two-night and three-day stay at the iconic, The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata and return air tickets, courtesy Jet Airways. Calcutta- a city where I have spent almost two-thirds of my life;… Continue reading My Weekend Sojourn at The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata.