Category: Eating out

Koshe Kosha review: A dose of nostalgia flavoured with homesickness [4.5/5]

Koshe Kosha review: A dose of nostalgia flavoured with homesickness [4.5/5]

As a Bengali who has been out of West Bengal – soon to be Bangla – for close to two decades, I have always hankered for home-cooked food. A part of that hankering got satiated on a chance visit I made to one of the […]

Restaurant Review: Brew & Barbeque is more than a delightful sports bar! [4/5]

Restaurant Review: Brew & Barbeque is more than a delightful sports bar! [4/5]

With a burgeoning IT sector, Bengaluru has seen the mushrooming of several sports bars all across its geography. Few, however, offer something more than the generic sports bar experience. Brew & Barbeque manages to fall in that small category, as it serves up not just […]

Restaurant Review: Kalmane Koffees is a nice after-movie snacking place [3.5/5]

Restaurant Review: Kalmane Koffees is a nice after-movie snacking place [3.5/5]

Upmarket eateries have over the years seen an uptick in urban centres, including Bengaluru. Cafe Coffee Day may have started the trend, but it is seeing stiff competition from the likes of Kalmane Koffees, a chain that has several outlets in Bengaluru. The outlet I […]

Restaurant Review: Chulha Chauki Da Dhaba is a roadside experience! [4.5/5]

Restaurant Review: Chulha Chauki Da Dhaba is a roadside experience! [4.5/5]

When the wanderlust bug bites, you gotta hit the road. But when the hunger pangs surface, you gotta grab some bites. In northern India, roadside eateries called Dhabas alleviate those hunger pangs with oily, spicy vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare paired with piping hot naan or […]

Godrej Food Trends 2018 prediction may be missing one important new drift: Weird food!

Godrej Food Trends 2018 prediction may be missing one important new drift: Weird food!

Godrej Food Trends 2018, the annual survey on what changes one can expect every year in the F&B industry, is here. And its panel of experts has pointed to some interesting trends when it comes to global restaurants! Take a look at what the survey […]

Housefull Restaurant Review: Superb taste trumps ‘aggressive’ pricing [4.5/5]

Housefull Restaurant Review: Superb taste trumps ‘aggressive’ pricing [4.5/5]

Give me food and I will eat all day. But as a non-vegetarian, I do like myself some skewered, roasted, curried or other kinds of meat when I am eating out. Housefull in Sheshadripuram, Bengaluru, made me rethink that choice for the entire duration I […]

Rice Bowl restaurant review: Quantity and quality Chinese fare! [4/5]

Rice Bowl restaurant review: Quantity and quality Chinese fare! [4/5]

Restaurants attached to hotels are often not the first choice of people who are looking for a quality eatery for the entire family. Rice Bowl is an exception there, serving up a combination of quality and quantity that may make it that occasional celebration destination […]

Restaurant review: Mobydick is a whale of a fusion experience! [4/5]

Restaurant review: Mobydick is a whale of a fusion experience! [4/5]

First off: Quit sniggering! You are clearly a troglodyte if you have not heard of the 1851 novel by Herman Melville, which in itself is a literary must-read, or the 1956 film made on it. And in case you are mature enough to have realised […]

Restaurant review: Oven Story Pizza is cheesy in the best possible way! [3.5/5]

Restaurant review: Oven Story Pizza is cheesy in the best possible way! [3.5/5]

Pizza places are a dime a dozen in metropolitan cities like Bengaluru. They sometimes mushroom in the unlikeliest of places, and disappear like bubbles because of the competitive market. Thus, when we first heard of Oven Story, we were a bit sceptical. Then the pizza […]

Restaurant review: Behrouz Biryani is a revelation, but we want more! [3.5/5]

Restaurant review: Behrouz Biryani is a revelation, but we want more! [3.5/5]

It was on a stuffy Spring-Summer evening that a black box was delivered to our home. Its very packaging oozed royalty. It raised our expectations from the contents of the black box with the golden lettering that said “Behrouz – The Royal Biryani.” And Behrouz […]