Deccan Chronicle

Chaat Recipes with a twist

A quintessential Indian snack, chaat is a winner hands down and the variations across the country make it a palate pleaser. If there is one dish that no one can say no to, it is chaat. With its unique mix of flavours from spicy, tangy, and sweet with varied toppings, chaat has evolved and how.… Read More Chaat Recipes with a twist


The Street Food Buffet at Kava, Fairfield by Marriott

Street Food – well the very word conjures up images of lip smacking delicacies. And if it is in an organized environment, well you can indulge without any worry. Well, if you want to get the best of street food and a clean environment, head to Kava at Fairfield by Marriott on Outer Ring Road… Read More The Street Food Buffet at Kava, Fairfield by Marriott


The Lalit Boulangerie, Bangalore

The Lalit Ashok’s Boulangerie at Bangalore was re-launched last week in Bangalore and I was invited to be part of the launch. Being the end of the year, this is arguably the best season for all things sweet and this launch was perfectly timed. A large ginger bread house stuffed with goodies welcome us to… Read More The Lalit Boulangerie, Bangalore


Varanasi Vignettes

The last couple of weeks were hectic as I was travelling up North. Interestingly I went to Varanasi (or Beneras or Kashi) for the second time as part of the UP Travel Writer’s Conclave 2016 (in its second year). I also went to an art fair Chitrashaala where I met among other artists Sailesh Sanghvi who… Read More Varanasi Vignettes