Smoky with a chance of Beer Cocktails – Smoke House Deli

What’s the best way to spend a lazy afternoon or a laid back and relaxed dinner with friends? Among many things that are coming to your mind, it is about indulging in some sizzling grills, refreshing beer cocktails and drowning in an enormous amount of gossip! Bangalore’s favourite all-day café and delicatessen Smoke House Deli is hosting a food festival comprising of just that, they’ve got the grills right and the beer cocktails to keep the fun times last longer. This special menu combination is available for a limited period only, so read on to know what you can expect from this food festival and make sure to let your gang know about it!

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Rain Soaked Sunday Brunch at JW Kitchen – JW Marriott Bengaluru

Monsoon is the season where all you would want to do is cosy up and grab yourself a nice and warm cup of tea and something spicy to go with it, the usual snack being hot pakoras that are served with equally spicy chutney! Now, keeping this fact as a baseline, the Monsoon Brunch at JW Kitchen is derived in the best possible way to let you experience the same feeling in a more elaborate manner. Dishes are served hot to suit the delightful weather, it would be the best way to go about a lovely Sunday. Read on to know more about our dining experience!

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Hawker’s Brunch at High Ultra Lounge

High Ultra Lounge brings you the city’s most exciting brunch, the Hawker’s Brunch. The brunch setup is a combination of live stations that will serve Grills, Maki Sushi, exotic Pan-Asian dishes, Desserts and an elaborate set of options for Main Course buffet. The bartenders do an equally good job at keeping you hydrated with amazing cocktail creations based on your choice of liquor. Sunday Brunch has been an evolving trend where every brand is trying to establish its own USP and the ever hungry crowd of Namma Bengaluru welcomes each unique concept with open arms, so what’s so special about High Ultra Lounge? Well, read on to know more about it!

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New Menu at Kebabs and Kurries – ITC Gardenia, Bangalore

Kebabs and Kurries at the ITC Gardenia is a speciality Indian Cuisine restaurant that is known for bringing together the ancient culinary secrets, long forgotten herbs and exotic flavours to pamper your platter. It is a melting pot of innumerable new dishes which originated throughout Central Asia and ultimately found a home in India. This post is going to talk about our experience of trying out the new additions to their existing menu, so read on to know more about the unveiling of the enticing new menu!

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Flavour Fest at The Tamara Coorg

Welcome to another post from Grubitizer and this time it is going to be about my FAM trip to one of the most exotic destinations in Coorg! A couple of weeks back I was invited to The Tamara Coorg, this multiple awards winning resort offers a bouquet of tranquility and luxurious experiences that has enough and more in it to let you enjoy nature amidst coffee and spice plantation estates, rugged terrains, misty trails, lush green canopies and plenty of streams and waterfalls. Read on to know about this experiential retreat and you shall too fall in love with this place, just the way I did during my visit.

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Kebab and Roti Festival – Golden Rice

I had been to the launch of Golden Rice a few months ago, back then it was one of the few exceptionally good North Indian cuisine restaurants in Marathalli area serving delicious signature preparations in an affordable manner. This time they are hosting a limited period food festival to celebrate the history of Kebabs and Roti, a combination that has been savoured for a long time now and I was all eager to check it out!

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Tijouri – Radisson Blu Atria Bengaluru

It has been quite some time that I posted a blog about my dining experience, well that doesn’t mean I was out of the scene, just that I was caught up with random trips outside the city and work took a major toll on me! I still managed to visit some new places with great concepts that I shall be talking about them in my subsequent blogs but this post here is about Tijouri, which remains as the most authentic address for tastes from North and South Frontier regions.

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Awadhi Food Festival at Infinity, The Zuri Whitefield, Bengaluru

If you are among the many folks who are fond of the traditionally rich cuisine from Lucknowi region then a trip to Infinity, The Zuri Whitefield, Bengaluru is a mandatory affair before the 13th of May.  They are hosting a limited period food festival that is sure to take you on an unforgettable gastronomic journey to the princely state of Awadh. The special menu comprises of loads of dishes curated carefully under the guidance of Executive Chef Vijay David, read on to know more about my dining experience.

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Lunch Scenes at Blue Frog, Church Street

So there are few places in Namma Bengaluru that flash my mind when it comes to describing the ideal nightspot for partying with DJs who are hosting parties, famous international and local bands coming down to play, various live performances and so on. Blue Frog is one among them, and with a location that is right at the centre of the city, it has managed to do extremely well even in the times of turmoil (read as highway alcohol ban and the dull period when church street was getting renovated) But then, Blue Frog being a casual lounge does offer an amazing array of food and cocktail options to choose from and this post here will give you all a quick glimpse of what a meal for two on a quiet Sunday afternoon looked like for me. Plus, they’ve got a new menu as well so let’s jump in straight to check out what it looks like.

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Bowl Manifesto Food Festival at Mamagoto, Indiranagar

Grubitizer is back with yet another post and this time it is about Mamagoto’s limited period food festival called the Bowl Manifesto. I was invited here to try out the festive spread and was totally impressed by these massively elaborate one bowl meals where the base ingredient is rice and noodles that are paired with gravies made from seafood, meat, and a whole lot of exotic veggies. The food festival is on till the 20th of May so hurry up and devour yourself in these bowled beauties that are sure to take you for a quick spin across the Asian streets.

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Goa comes to Bengaluru – Goan Food Festival at JW Kitchen, JW Marriott Bengaluru

Goa is the first thing that probably comes to your mind if a vacation in India is what you are planning for. To me, Goa is that one place where the vibes are chilled out, life seems so colourful and the f&b scene there is just next level good. Goa comes to Bengaluru at JW Kitchen is a food festival you cannot afford to miss if you love Goan cuisine and want to revel in the charm of coastal cuisine, so be prepared as Chef Berna from Goa is all set to cast a spell on you!

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Sriracha – Contemporary Pan Asian Dinning, UB City

A lot of you must have heard of Sriracha, the popular spicy sauce that’s typically served in Vietnamese and Thai food, but in this post, I am going to talk about Sriracha that’s the newest Pan-Asian restaurant housed in the uber premium property of UB City. I was here a month back for a nice round of Saturday lunch where we got to experience the new menu curated by Chef Vikas Seth who also takes lead at Sanchez, my all-time favourite Mexican restaurant in Namma Bengaluru. A laid-back afternoon it was and we were glad to catch up with Chef Vikas himself who started the proceedings with the signature Sriracha’s Som Tam which we all loved, it is a green papaya salad that’s prepared on your table. But this is not it, read on to know more about our entire journey across all the courses of our meal.

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Chinese New Year Menu at 1Q1

When City’s best Asian cuisine restaurant decides to celebrate the Chinese New Year, there actually are no surprises there. 1Q1 is having a special menu to celebrate the Year of the Dog, and that comprises of dishes inspired by the lands of China along with curated festive cocktails that are sure to let you experience the traditions on your table. I was invited to experience this festive menu and having been to 1Q1 previously as well, I knew that am in for a treat! Read the post to know more about what you can expect from your visit to 1Q1 this season to try out the Chef’s special menu to celebrate the Chinese New Year!

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Enerjuvate Studio & Cafe – Koramangala!

A café that has its name derived from the word ‘energy’ definitely has got to do something with healthy and nutritious things. So Enerjuvate is one of the very few establishments in Namma Bengaluru that completely focuses on ways to implement healthy lifestyle, and by this, I don’t mean food alone, so read on to know more about this quaint lil café tucked in a peaceful corner of Koramangala.

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Celebrate the royal food of Punjab – Cubbon Pavilion, ITC Gardenia

Cubbon Pavillion at ITC Gardenia has to be on your wish list if authentic Punjabi cuisine is what you crave for. The spread is designed in a way that lets you taste the cherished family recipes of Chef Arshdeep and it is closer to how typical Punjabi household meal looks like! So you can find an abundance of hand home-made butter, smashed onions and rustic pickles on your table. Read on to know more about our culinary tales of Punjab!

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