Sakal Times

Macanese Cuisine – Portugal meets China

If you love food, a trip to Macao will leave you feeling both satiated and excited as the mélange of food available in this island is guaranteed to take you on a gastronomic journey like no other. Macao has a cuisine that is unique courtesy the fact that it has elements of Portuguese and Chinese… Read More Macanese Cuisine – Portugal meets China

Kotak Select

Gastronomic Singapore

Food is a great way to understand a city’s ethos. And when this as diverse as a mix of Indian, Malay, Chinese and Peranakan cultures like in Singapore, you are sure to experience food coma. With an array of choices that range from street food, high end Michelin star restaurants to authentic local fare, Singapore… Read More Gastronomic Singapore

Gulf Life

Dilmun Delights – Bahraini Cuisine

A mélange of flavours courtesy its varied influences Bahrain Cuisine is a potpourri of gastronomic delights. Bahrain’s varied and rich culinary culture is influenced by Indian, Lebanese, Persian, Sri Lankan, and Palestinian foods and offers a great mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. At the heart of the food is the typical Bahraini Spice Mix… Read More Dilmun Delights – Bahraini Cuisine


Rasovara – review of a royal kitchen

What: Rasovara, the Royal Kitchen Where: UB City, Level 2, UB City the Collection, Vittal Mallaya Road, Bengaluru. Phone: 080 22133400. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Ambience: Located in UB City, Rasovara has an alfresco as well as covered seating that allows you to take advantage of Bangalore’s… Read More Rasovara – review of a royal kitchen


Top 10 foods you must try in Italy

The plate in front of me is enticing – it looks straight out of a farm, with fresh red tomatoes, luscious coloured bell peppers, home grown olives and fresh cheese from a dairy. The fresh rocket cheese and garden vegetables makes me dig in instantly into this Caprese salad – well in Italy food is… Read More Top 10 foods you must try in Italy


Vegetarian Food Choices in Sharjah

I was recently invited to be part of a media familiarization trip to Sharjah (yes the same venue that once hosted India and Pakistan cricket matches) to witness the Sharjah Light Festival by Sharjah Tourism and Air Arabia. Being a staunch vegetarian who does not eat eggs or mushrooms I was wondering what I would… Read More Vegetarian Food Choices in Sharjah

Happy Flying

Bombay Brasserie Restaurant Review

The newest addition to Bengaluru’s burgeoning restaurant scene Bombay Brasserie is an ode to all things India, albeit with a modern twist. And like the food, the environment in which it is housed is contemporary too. I recently checked out what is on offer in its rather extensive menu. The 120 cover restaurant is housed… Read More Bombay Brasserie Restaurant Review


Review Of Copper Chimney Restaurant – Indiranagar, Bangalore

I recently visited Copper Chimney in Indiranagar, Bangalore and here is a quick review of the vegetarian food I sampled. Name: Copper Chimney Location: Plot No. 2006, 100 Ft Road, Indira Nagar, HAL 2nd Stage, Bangalore – 560038. Phone: (080) 41155800 Ambience: Copper Chimney serves Indian food and the decor has elements that are typically Indian.… Read More Review Of Copper Chimney Restaurant – Indiranagar, Bangalore


Odiya Cuisine – A Scrumptious Affair

The plate on my table looked enticing – well that’s the word that came into my mind almost instantly when I saw the thaali laid in front of me. It was the first time I was trying out Odia food and I had a plate full of veggies, rice, kanika, a sweet rice dish, puri,… Read More Odiya Cuisine – A Scrumptious Affair


Nest Restaurant Review

Contemporary Fine Dining   Nest, is a 64 seater casual all day dining restaurant at Howard Johnson Bengaluru Hebbal is open from 7:00 a.m. to midnight serving world cuisines and a range of Indian as well as regional specialties. Name: Nest Location: Howard Johnson Bengaluru Hebbal 132, Thanisandra Main Road, Near Manyata Embassy Business Park,… Read More Nest Restaurant Review