Drink & Dine review: This watering hole is a welcome addition to RR Nagar! [4/5]

Covid-19 has ravaged the hospitality industry across India. However, a few establishments have braved it and opened up. Not just for themselves but for a people starved for a good outing after nearly a year indoors. Drink & Dine at Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) in Bengaluru, is one such establishment. And it is a welcome addition to the scene! Spread...

Kebapci Review: This restaurant is a Turkish delight! [4.5/5]

Dishes like kabab and biryani may today be considered as Indian as they get, but they did not have their origins here, as Kebapci bears testimony. This eatery offers a more traditional take on kababs, also called kepabs in countries like Turkey, and opens up to our tongues a spice palette that beckons you to expand your culinary experience.  ...

The Food Adda Review: This restaurant has decent food, with some value for money [4/5]

The lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic may have affected the restaurant industry badly, but there are still some enterprising youngsters looking to make a headway despite all the negativity. One such person is Sumit Jain, who has opened The Food Adda or TFA in HSR Layout, and is already offering decent thalis and some beautiful snacking options! Beverages To...

Restaurant Review: Spice it up with Chulha Chauki Da Dhaba – Sarjapur Road (4.5/5)

Some restaurants have the reputation of their food quality varying wildly from one outlet to another. Others will insist on all the ingredients, condiments and sometimes even semi-cooked food coming from the same place so the taste is uniform. Chulha Chauki Da Dhaba (CCDD) — as far as I know — does neither of these, and yet manages to maintain...

Gajalee Sea Food restaurant review: This Mangalore eatery oozes heritage and taste [4.5/5]

Repurposing things seem to be an innate Indian trait. Sometimes, though, this repurposing — especially when done for a purpose — takes a whole new dimension. That is the case with Gajalee Sea Food, a restaurant in Mangaluru — erstwhile Mangalore — that oozes heritage and nostalgia through its ambience. The ambience Imagine a British-style office and canteen that has...