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IFBM 2014 – First Indian Food Bloggers Meet

(The group photograph used in this post is courtesy of Aloft Bengaluru, CBP) Facebook and twitter were abuzz the whole of last month with #ifbm2014.  It is still ruling most of our posts.  On the 1st and 2nd of August, India had its first ever food bloggers meet. When I started blogging in 2006 (or read more

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A street full of eats – Khaogali at Marine Lines

One of the features Mumbai is famous for is street food. Every area has its own ‘khao gali’ – khao meaning eat, and gali meaning lane. One such is the khao gali at Marine Lines (Next to UTI building). This street hosts many commercial and residential spaces apart from institutions, and holds many memories for read more

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Vetro, The Oberoi during Restaurant Week 2011

The second restaurant week started on the 6th of February. It is a week where top restaurants of Mumbai offer their best foods to customers at a fraction of their actual rates for the same meal at any other time of the year. Since I am now working in the vicinity of some of the read more

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Eating out – Kebab Korner at Inter Continental

Kebab Korner, Hotel Inter Continental, Marine Drive When I had started this blog I had meant to review restaurants apart from share recipes but the change in diet restricted the ‘eating out’ sessions. During the last year however, I found that quite a few restaurants are open to idea of a vegan diet and come read more

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From Bangalore to Bengaluru

Ever since I can recall I have associated Summers with Bangalore [not Bengaluru], and even now April springs fresh goosebumps on my arms as I remember the rush for tickets months ahead, the frenzied packing, and the mixed anticipation of spending two whole months in the company of my cousins. Mixed – because one year read more

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Daddy Dearest

When I was a kid my Dad was someone distant, and unreachable. We looked up to him as the sole bread earner. He used to go to work early every morning and come back with a grim face every evening. He spoke no nonsense, and we were taught not to raise his temper. He never read more

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