My Cousin’s Place – Electronic City

My Cousin’s place is one humble looking restaurant located in Electronic City Phase – 1 (on Velanki Drive, little before Paradise Biryani) and has a very different concept for a restaurant known for serving cuisines that is influenced from countries across the world. So the folks here follow a zero wastage policy, this translates to the fact that your food is prepared right from scratch after you place the order. It also ensures that the raw materials are carefully picked based on the size of current order. Yes, this also means that your order might served lil later than usual but hey, we gotta respect that nothing is going waste eventually. Second thing is the cyclic/changing menu system- this sort of volatile nature of the menu helps you get variety of options on every visit. An extremely good move to keep the curiosity and interest alive.

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Flavours of Karnataka – Fairfield by Marriott, Rajajinagar

Fairfield by Marriott, Rajajinagar has come up with a one of a kind food festival called the Flavors of Karnataka. This festival aims at showcasing various cuisines from regions of Karnataka like Mangalore, Malendu, Kodagu, Udupi and Navayath. The master mind behind all the dishes included in this special menu is Chef Thirumal, a very humble and down to earth person who knows in and out about the traditional and technical aspects of what goes into the making of these authentic dishes. More details about this food festival can be found in this post, for now allow me to take you through my experience of being part of this native gastronomical journey.

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The Beer Café launches 3rd Outlet – VR Bengaluru, Whitefield

Benjamin Franklin once quoted, “Beer is a proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy”. Beer Cafe is one such place which is on a continuous streak to spread happiness and joy which revolves around beer. This brand has launched its third outlet in Bangalore at VR Bengaluru Mall, Whitefield. If you are looking for a one of a kind experience to unwind after a tiring day at work, then Beer Cafe is the place to be. I was here for a bloggers meet to celebrate the International Beer day which also included a preview of Beerosphere, a new line of merchandise comprising over 30 products across various categories.

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Soup & Dim Sum Festival – Hunan, Koramangala

Hunan is a four time award winning restaurant in the category of Best Chinese Restaurant conducted by Times Food Awards, this fact in itself was a major pushing force which convinced me to attend a bloggers table in their Koramangala outlet on an extremely rainy day. Well the other factor was that even though I have heard a lot about this amazing place and it is super close to my house, I never got a chance to visit Hunan before!! This post talks about their on going food festival called – The Soup and Dim Sum festival, a one of a kind food festival offering gourmet delights particularly created for the monsoon season.

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Tipsy Bull – Bar Stock Exchange @Bellandur

Tipsy bull, the bar stock exchange is relatively a new watering-hole in this part of town. Bellandur has very few classy places and Tipsy Bull has managed to fill that void in the best possible way. This places makes use of technology to entertain its customers, so how this is achieved? First and foremost is that you as a customer can control the prices, sounds cool rite! Now imagine close to 300 people at one time trying to do that. This is done using high speed WiFi, large screens and android/ios apps that show real time prices based on current usage. The algorithm that runs in the background calculates prices based on demand, if a particular drink is being ordered more then its prices shoot up and similarly the other way round. So keeping a constant eye on the screen is recommended as you can get lucky and there are chances that you can buy your drink for half the price value. Sounds exciting rite?

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EveryDay Junction – Your share of Ghar Ka Khana!

In the world of startups where every other day we see scores of new ventures coming out with the intention of making our lives easier, EveryDay Junction is one such start up which has come into picture with a very thoughtful cause of serving ‘Ghar ka Khana’. When I say Ghar ka Khana, the food is actually simple, low on spices, modest and suits our Indian pallet in a best possible way. This delivery only startup caters to your needs of home cooked which is currently a major concern for a lot of folks who have relocated here (Bangalore) and have their meals outside in restaurants. I happened to try their meal offerings and I instantly fell in love with the simplicity involved.

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