Cheesecake, ice cream, and mousse for dessert

Arigato Edo

When I received an invite from the wonderful people at ITC Gardenia to give their Japanese fine dining restaurant Edo a try, I was in two minds. Being a vegetarian, did it really make sense for me to accept...
Tomato aioli

Eating an Honest Meal at Onesta

Onesta is a very popular restaurant in Koramangala, which thankfully has opened a new branch in Indra Nagar as well, closer to my side of town. A good thing because this is one joint I'm pretty sure I will freq...
Squid and chorizo

Ottimo Presents – The Fire of Italy

If you are an Italian food buff, or even just a plain ole foodie, run don't walk to the The Fire of Italy food festival that runs in Ottimo Cucina Italia, ITC Gardenia from January 22nd till January 31st. Th...
Two fruity mixes

Whisky Tasting @socialoffline

Late in December, I got an invite for a whisky tasting session conducted by Black Dog Whisky at the Social bar in Church Street (stands in place of the old The Night Watchman pub). My first instinct was to r...
The amazing 180 degrees

All Hail the King! Burger King

Phoenix Mall is one of our favorite hang-out places in Bangalore. It helps that it is close to home and that they have a wonderful Hamleys, the amazing Zara, and the fun Itsy-Bitsy. What Phoenix didn't have,...
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Cafe Max – Hardly a Cafe

Last weekend, Snubnose and I visited Cafe Max for lunch. We were ravenous, (I had skipped breakfast), and Snubnose is perennially hungry these days. However, since we had cooked lunch at home, we visited Cafe M...
Snubnose's absolutely loved her mango kulfi

Kulfi Nation

Last weekend, Snubnose and I were invited to a kulfi tasting session at Barbeque Nation. This is one of Snubnose's favorite restaurants because of the grilling fun and the sheer number of non-vegetarian dishes ...
He's such a dude. I can't get over how quickly he's losing his chubby baby face

Birthday Fun

It almost always happens that the weeks just before and after my birthday are full of fun and social activity. Fact is most of the time I am a bit of a homebody focused more on family and home, but come July so...
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Election Day

Election Day turned out to be an unexpectedly active one. I was super enthused about the elections this time around, and I was determined to take Snubnose with me when I went to cast my vote so that she underst...
Awesome sticky rice and veggies

What Gluttons we Have Been!

Weekend cooking is a meme hosted by Beth Fish Reads. It is open to anyone who has any kind of food-related post to share: Book (novel, nonfiction) reviews, cookbook reviews, movie reviews, recipes, random thou...
Posing on the pristine green lawns

Day Trip to Napa

I visited the San Francisco Bay Area on official travel, but that doesn't mean some fun can't be interwoven in, right? The week was chock-full of meetings and interesting discussions, but the weekends were free...
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Foodpanda

I must be having food on my brain, so many of my recent posts are food-oriented. Anyway, if food is on my mind, it definitely has to be on my blog and so here is another food-related post :). While in Goa...