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.
If you have been wanting to eat at city’s best Mediterranean restaurant then this post is going to help narrow down your list. The restaurant in question is Fava, a new age fine dine restaurant that is located in the most luxurious arcade of Namma Bengaluru, the UB City. It comes under Avant Garde Hospitality, a young and dynamic company started in 2008 by Chef Abhijit Saha and Shruti M Saha. Fava overlooks the majestic amphitheatre and offers one of the best views of the historic Cubbon Park in the backdrop. But then, what makes Fava so distinct when compared to other restaurants? Read on to find out!
Made in Punjab (MIP) made its presence felt in Bangalore on 23rd September in the most fun and entertaining way, just the way Punjabi’s are known to celebrate. Since then, it has been the go to place for a lot of folks who wish to indulge in authentic Punjabi flavors and interesting set of cocktails and mocktails. MIP is a part of massive restaurants, a venture curated by Zorawar Kara who is also the man behind premium brands like Farzi Cafe, Masala library and Pa Pa Ya. Continue reading
Farzi Cafe, a place globally known for creating an illusion with its cuisine has finally marked its presence in Namma Bengaluru. Farzi Cafe is a part of Massive Restaurants Pvt Ltd which also houses two other multi award winning brands under them – Masala Library and Made in Punjab. It follows a concept of Modern Indian Bistro which means it amalgamates traditional global cuisines with Indian classics and adds drama in terms of contemporary presentations and culinary styles. A visit to this place is sure to leave you bemused as the experience does not stop at food, instead it wraps you under the blankets of curiosity and interest as the cafe incorporates molecular gastronomy and various table theatrics to keep you entertained till the end.
Yes Bank Art Bengaluru 2016 in association with Sublime House of Tea recently hosted a bunch of enthusiasts for a Tea Appreciation event where Anamika Singh, a Tea-Taster by profession engaged the audience by sharing her extensive knowledge about Tea and everything that revolves around it. This was followed by a tasting session of different samples from Sublime House of Tea. The event also featured tea infused cocktails and a chicken preparation which was cooked under the influence of tea. I was here to experience this wonderful event along with other Tea lovers and aficionados, the purpose of which was a casual round of interaction aimed at equipping every one of us know more about Tea and spread good word about it.
The Biere Club, Bangalore’s First Brewery witnessed its 5th Anniversary on 25th May. This called for a celebration as they completed five wonderful years of serving some of the finest craft beers and combinations of food that goes well with your drinks! Running a brewery is no easy task and achieving this to perfection continuously from five years is a commendable job. *Pat on the back* to the folks who are responsible to keep this place lively at all times. I was here for their Anniversary celebrations and this post talks about my experience here.
Cafe Mangii is a cosy little place tucked in the corner of UB City 2nd level. Mangii has an all day menu serving you a handpicked selection of food and beverages, do check out their exotic wines section! Their elaborate offerings are spread across Mocktails- Smoothies, Cooler and iced teas when it comes to beverages and a vast classification which includes Soup, Salad, Small Plates (Appetizers), Fondue, Burgers, Sandwich, Pizza, Pasta, Risotto, mains and desserts! Well Yes, the menu is actually huge for a tiny place like this. The food here is an Italian affair altogether, Wood Fired Pizza being their Signature dish which is a traditional Italian preparation.
Cafe Noir was our fourth stop on day-1 of this wonderful food walk in UB City. It is one of the most up-market cafes in Bangalore which is devoted to serve genuine and contemporary preparations from the French lands. Cafe Noir has a nice bistro like ambiance which lets you comfortably enjoy the French cuisine at its best. This place is determined to serve you all day with quality food from breakfast to dinner. Their menu is vast and covers a huge range of confections, beautifully crafted burgers and sandwiches along with wide varieties of eateries.
Welcome back to the next episode of our UB City food walk. After indulging on some super awesome food in Fava and Caperberry, our next stop was at Rasavora – The Royal Kitchen. A place is known for its mysterious blends between Rajasthani and Gujarati cuisines. Rasavora brings you the the magical food from palaces and their royal kitchens. Everything you see here, right from the cutlery used to the presentation of food is a leaf straight out of royalty and it is associated with an equally rich gastronomic legacy.
My previous post tried to highlight some UB City in general. Here on everything you read will be about food and different types of cuisines available from various restaurants in UB City! So, our first visit was at Fava, a specialty restaurant known for its Mediterranean cuisine. Fava overlooks the beautifully built amphitheater and is airy enough to revive your senses. This restaurant is a brainchild of celebrity Chef Abhijit Saha, the winner of ‘Best Chef in India Award’ in 2013. He is also the man behind this exciting menu which offers an excellent selection of traditional dishes from the Mediterranean land.
UB City barely needs any introduction in Namma Bengaluru, the fact that it is one of the first luxury malls to come up in India speaks for itself! This architectural marvel is easily the most famous structure in Bangalore. This multiple award winning legacy is a venture by UB Group. Constructed in a span of 4 years between 2004 and 2008, it was fully operational from January 2008. Since then UB City is known for a lot of things which are synonymous with opulence and luxury. Their ample parking space can accommodate 1600 vehicles which is by far the highest I have seen in a mall.