Justbe Resto Cafe – a review

India’s first Whole Food Plant Based Restaurant is an amalgamation of wellness and holistic lifestyle. Located in the plush locality of Sadashivnagar in Bengaluru, Justbe Resto Cafe has a decor that is handpicked and eclectic. The food at Justbe follows the ancient principle of ‘We Are What We Eat’ and embodies perfectly what good health… Read More Justbe Resto Cafe – a review

The New Indian Express

Potbelly Divine – review of Bihari cuisine

Bihari cuisine is a hidden gem of Indian regional cuisine that combines flavour and technique to create a vivid taste profile. A meal at the newly opened The Potbelly Divine at Indiranagar in Bengaluru was my first introduction to Bihari cuisine. The Delhi based chain has made its first inroads into the South of India… Read More Potbelly Divine – review of Bihari cuisine


Navratri Thaali at Shangri-La

Ssaffron, the award-winning Indian restaurant at Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru, has a specially-curated vegetarian Navratri Thaali that will be available from 17-24 October 2020. My first experience dining out in almost seven months was at Ssaffron at Shangri-La Bengaluru. Coincidentally, I had dined here last for a Kashmiri Food Festival before the lockdown. The restaurant has… Read More Navratri Thaali at Shangri-La

Citizen Matters

Farmers Connecting to Homes in Bengaluru

With an unprecedented lockdown, one of the worst affected community is that of farmers who are sitting on perishable crops but there is a glimmer of hope through direct sales to end consumers. Dhananjay a grape farmer from Chikkaballapur taluk had 50 tons of grapes when the Indian Government announced an unprecedented nationwide lockdown. Unable… Read More Farmers Connecting to Homes in Bengaluru


Nevermind Bar & Kitchen New Menu Review

As I make my way into Nevermind Bar & Kitchen for lunch on a warm winter day, I am quite taken in by its décor that is a mix of contemporary chic with quirky elements that add a distinct character to the space. Spread across one level the restaurant has varied seating nooks including a… Read More Nevermind Bar & Kitchen New Menu Review

Deccan Chronicle

DJ Perch in Bengaluru

It is the last weekend of the decade and the time to make the right moves. And why not grieve to the tunes of DJ Perch. A model by day and DJ by night, Perch turned her undying love for music into a successful career. She has toured across the country performing at the top… Read More DJ Perch in Bengaluru

Deccan Chronicle

Dheel De Bengaluru

You learn. You have fun. You learn AND have fun. There is no downside. Sounds like something you want to do? Well, then head to Dheel De, a workshop that keeps introspection and fun at its core conducted by Bindiya Vaid. This is the first time Dheel De is happening in Bengaluru, having been held… Read More Dheel De Bengaluru


Go Male with GoAir

The seasonal flights from Go Air connect the Maldivian island paradise through direct flights from Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai. My first trip to the island paradise of Maldives was courtesy an invitation from Go Air on the inaugural winter flight for the year with a direct flight from Bengaluru. This was my first visit to… Read More Go Male with GoAir

Deccan Chronicle

The Battle Within – A solo dance creation inspired by the Bhagavad Gita

One of the most relevant scriptures in today’s times is the Bhagavad Gita. After all the life skills of this epic cannot be more relevant than today. In fact the epic discourse between Arjuna and Krishna has myriad interpretations and artiste Malavika Sarukkai’s take on this episode is showcased in ‘The Battle Within’. This is… Read More The Battle Within – A solo dance creation inspired by the Bhagavad Gita

Deccan Chronicle

Lucky Stiff

What happens when an unassuming English shoe salesman is forced to take the embalmed body of his recently murdered uncle on a vacation to Monte Carlo? Well the stakes are high as he can inherit $6,000,000 if he can pass of his Uncle as being alive or risk losing the fortune to the Universal Dog… Read More Lucky Stiff