Royal Orchid Brindavan Garden
We were invited to the Royal Orchid Brindavan Garden in Mysore, and last weekend decided to take this staycation. This particular property is about 30 minutes drive from the city, and is actually situated inside the Brindavan Garden. Overlooking the KRS Dam on one side, and the expanse of the beautiful gardens on the other, …
Grasshopper
It’s not common for me to have a place on a to-visit list, and not make it there. But that’s what happened with Grasshopper, for years now! So finally when the opportunity arose, schedule and travel plans cooperated, and ta-da, one fine Thursday evening, Tapash and I were off to Grasshopper. The maps are quite …
An incredible SulaFest unfolded this year in February – a Gourmet World Music Festival that was amazing as it celebrated its 10th Anniversary. First of all, the festival this year being a 3 day affair, as opposed to the standard 2 days.  Friday was dedicated to Indian artists had also added one more stage – …
Ottimo
We were invited to Ottimo for their ongoing Risotto promotion, and last weekend saw a bunch of us there. The restaurant itself never looked better, beautiful décor, open kitchen, ornate serve ware and elegant wine glasses made quite the setting. A wonderful evening started with the chefs actually demonstrating making a couple of pasta varieties, …
Last Friday, we were invited for a preview of a promotion at The Polo Club in The Oberoi Bengaluru. ‘Turn Up The Heat’, as it is aptly called is to relish and enjoy some fresh grills as there’s still the remnants of winter in the city – the slight nip in the air. So it …
It is not often that we get an opportunity to meet the Chief Winemaker and Director of Four Seasons Wines. We had a nice quiet evening last week meeting Abhay Kewadkar for a tête-à-tête – on his favourite drinks and place. Abhay has worked with wines and vineyards from all over India for many years …
Years have gone by, but I am still doing this ‘consulting’ per se of where to go on the Valentine’s Day. So I decided to put it down (again) on paper – err, my blog, for all to see and me to refer to! Usually Italian would be my preferred choice of cuisine for a …
What’s my idea of a perfect Sunday Brunch? Lazing around, nice fruity drinks, a lap in the pool, some great grub to go with. Sound interesting? Do read on. To be honest, I have been waiting for Hilton EGL to launch their Sunday Brunch from quite a few months now. Every nice place with a …
Simply South
We were invited to Simply South by Abhilash, a friend and fellow food enthusiast. Having spent some time in Hyderabad, he had visited the outlet there, and outlined to us what kind of food the restaurant served, and his experiences. So yes, despite it being in New BEL Road, a Saturday afternoon – this small …
Aloft Cessna Business Park’s Nook has been one of my all time favorite places to eat. Whether it’s a team lunch, or a quiet dinner, Chef Sandeep Kumar at Nook, Aloft CBP will definitely make even the most simple dish a work of art. So the news of him winning the 2016 Chef of the …
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