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Doughnuts and Milk Promotion at Re:cess Hilton Bangalore

Hilton Bangalore inside Embassy Golf Links Tech Park near Domlur in Bengaluru has just been open over 6 months now but has already captured the hearts of Bangaloreans with their sprawling premises, interesting food combinations and impeccable service! Recently we were invited to try out the Doughnuts and Milk promotion at Re:cess the 24 hours coffee shop. It’s great to Read More


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Martini Mixing Night with Pedro Rafael at Taj West End Bengaluru

I was recently invited to a very special martini mixing session held by Taj West End Bengaluru at their Blue Bar with Pedro Rafael- Brand Ambassador for Diageo, South India and Ken Love, guest and patron of The Taj West End. We were part of a live demonstration and tasted martinis made from some of the most exquisite fruits. I’m Read More


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Asian Grill Festival Redux at Shiro

2 years since I was first invited to Asian Grill festival at Shiro in 2012, I was invited again recently to Asian Grill Festival Redux at Shiro Bengaluru. One of our favorite Chefs from Bengaluru, Chef Priyank Chouhan hosted us for a lovely lunch on a Saturday afternoon on the open air terrace of Shiro at UB City, Bengaluru. As Read More


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Table d’hôte menu at Loft 38 Bangalore

Loft 38 lounge which boasts of continental and Asian cuisine recently launched it’s table d’hôte menu which is a menu where multi-course meals with few choices are charged at a fixed total price. We were invited to review the TDH menu on a lazy Sunday afternoon and realized that it’s a perfect fit for any corporate lunches during the week! Read More


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Hyatt Culinary Challenge 2014 kicks off in Bengaluru

One of the leading hotel chains of the world, Hyatt introduced the Hyatt Culinary Challenge 2014 in India with an amazing launch at Hyatt Bengaluru. This was a unique Initiative from Hyatt Hotels in India and their NGO partners – the SMILE Foundation which gels together culinary challenges and corporate social responsibility. To emphasize Hyatt’s focus on its rich culinary Read More


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Pat Chapman grills the world at Barbeque Nation

Barbeque Nation, one of the most successful casual dining restaurant chains in India, recently partnered with UK’s Curry King Pat Chapman for a whole new Barbeque experience during Festive October month across the country of India. Pat Chapman’s effervescent 14 new marinades got introduced across the country and marked the entry of a completely new genre of barbequed food. Patrick Read More


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Tangra Food Festival at JW Marriott Bengaluru

JW Marriott on Vittal Mallya Road in Bangalore has been one of the pioneering culinary destinations in the city since it opened just over a year ago. Heading the culinary extravaganaza at the JW Marriott is Chef Surjan Singh popularly known as Chef Jolly who is the director of Food and Beverage at JW Marriott Bengaluru. He is a celebrity Read More


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Quikr Free Shopping Fiesta on BlogAdda

My favorite blogging community site BlogAdda recently published a contest where you could apply for free shopping up to Rs.5000 on Quikr.com and then get it reimbursed too after publishing a blog post about the entire process. I was really happy to hear about this as BlogAdda has been continuously doing great stuff for bloggers like the Tata Zest experience Read More


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My Thoughts on INK2014

One of the most anticipated conferences of the year is here – the INKtalks annual conference, INK2014. This year, Dell India has partnered with INK2014; the theme of the conference is Beyond Boundaries. The Conference hopes to inspire and catalyze a new crop of future leaders. The three-day conference begins on 31st Oct and ends on 2nd Nov in Mumbai Read More


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1st Indian Chilis cookoff finals in Bangalore

After 2 successful semi finals of the Chilis‘ 1st Indian cookoff at their Bangalore outlets at Phoenix Market City and Orion mall, action shifted to the biggest and newest Chilis in India which was on the 100 feet road Indiranagar. After tough competition, 9 finalists were selected from over 60 participants based on the way their Chilis tasted, were presented Read More