Food

Avarekai Mela: a festival dedicated to Bengaluru’s favourite bean

Come winter and there is an influx of “Avarekai” in the vegetable markets of Bangalore.  Extremely popular and a universal favorite, Avarekai is almost the soul food of south Bangalore during the months of November to February.  The avarekai season is much awaited and most Benglureans look forward to the arrival of their favorite vegetable… Continue reading Avarekai Mela: a festival dedicated to Bengaluru’s favourite bean

Karnataka · Travel

Bengaluru’s annual groundnut fair: Kadalekai Parishe

A ‘ground nut’ fair? Sounds strange for many but I am sure not for those of you who are from or familiar with Bengaluru.  For the uninitiated, the groundnut fair is an annual event that happens on the last Monday of the Karthika month of the Hindu calendar in the vicinity of the Bull temple… Continue reading Bengaluru’s annual groundnut fair: Kadalekai Parishe

Food · Reviews

My Fortune, Bengaluru

If you are looking to have a great meal while in the middle of town, look no further than My Fortune.  Located bang in the middle of Bengaluru’s central business district, this 9-floored hotel is one of the hot-spots on Richmond Road.  Part of the ITC group, this premier 115-room hotel is a stylish, trendy… Continue reading My Fortune, Bengaluru