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L'Antica in the French Quarter of Pondicherry


Sunday, April 28, 2019

I wrote this on 1 March, 2019. Coming to Pondicherry after 3 years, I find that the French quarter is home to many more pizzerias than ever before! There is one on every other street, its cozy interiors welcoming hungry souls in. We ...

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Conversations are the new mixers


Sunday, April 28, 2019

Float Brewery is a lovable new entrant to Kalyan Nagar in north-east Bangalore. I wrote this on 20 March, 2019. ____________________________________________________________________________ I did expect to have a good time Sunday evening, but I didn't expect to have THIS good a time. The launch of the ...

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A simple lunch on a country road


Sunday, April 28, 2019

I wrote this on 2 March, 2019. ___________________________________________________________________________ One of the joys of eschewing the highway and taking interior roads is the chance of discovering small, basic restaurants serving tasty local food. Which is why we took the Chengam-Tiruvannamalai road to Pondy. We ...

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A food walk in Basavanagudi


Sunday, April 28, 2019

I wrote this on 21 April, 2018. _____________________________________________________________________________ I visited Basavanagudi a few days ago - after perhaps 8 years. Since I live in the Eastern part of town, Basavanagudi doesn't come up on my radar at all. But for a long ...

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Tandoori momos, anyone?


Sunday, April 28, 2019

I wrote this on 22 October, 2018. ______________________________________________________________________________ I was taken aback when I first heard this term. My sister was taking us around the market area in Govindpuri in Delhi, when she asked us this question. At first, the term did ...

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My date with millets.


Sunday, April 28, 2019

I wrote this review on 7 March, 2019. ___________________________________________________________________________ The bisibele bhath, idlis, vada and kesari bhath looked just like the regular fare dished out at any Bangalore darshini. But there was nothing regular about them. They were all made from millets. Lunch ...

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