The Rise of Sivagami: Book 1 by Anand Neelakantan.

With Bahubali still running  in theaters and the awesomeness of the movie and characters still fresh in my memory, when I walked into Starmark to find a book on Sivagami, I was Uber thrilled! If you are the kind that did not watch Game of Thrones till they aired season 5 then took a week…

Me, my books and I

You know it’s true love, when you bury your nose deep and take in the beautiful aroma emerging from the book, right in front of all those strangers in the book shop. That’s a whole diff level of getting high and boy, what a high!  I had reading difficulty till the age of 8, I…

Jackie Chan in Chennai, Oppa Teppan Style!! 

Teppanyaki is a special cooking style in Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food that can range from meat, seafood to vegetables. (Teppan means iron plate in English, and yaki means broiled, grilled, or pan-fried.)  Modern teppanyaki grills are typically propane-heated flat surface grills and are widely used to cook food in…

Annalaya – A dream for non vegetarians. 

Nothing beats South Indian food, Especially South Indian non vegetarian food. The aroma of Mutton kolumbu wafting from the kitchen makes my day. Annalaya opened in Chennai a year back catering only to vegetarian masses. In Feb of 2017, they expanded their menu adding non vegetarian to it, which was like a silent call to me! …

​Good old classics at ID..

I remember the taste of the mango murabba that Gramma used to make, though it’s been 2 decades since I last tasted it.. that’s how taste and memories are linked together. One whiff of murabba and I’m mentally teleported​ to gramma’s kitchen.. ID in collaboration with Rakesh Raghunathan of Puliyogare Travels brings forth a very special food festival…

Miner Diner – Sheer Gold!

Miner diner, that’s a unique name for a restaurant, the concept is equally unique. The whole restaurant is build around the theme of miners. Located in Anderson road, nungambakkam, Miner Diner is on the same road as Asan memorial school and very easy to spot. Done up in rustic tones of Brick red, browns and greys, the…

BURGERMAN is back!!

A lil into the history: In 2006, burger man made their mark in the city with their burgers which had a unique taste, were easy on the pocket and made available to everyone through the 50 kiosks that opened in the city. Soon they grew and crossed the 100th mark! There was no area in…

Habanero – A Mexican Treat.

Hola Mexican Food! Habanero has now reopened in Chennai and how!! Habanero is a specialty restaurant that serves Mexican cuisine. Contrasting flavors and spices are combined to create a unique dining experience. Located in RA Puram, it’s on the first floor of J’s 52 Hotel. The place hard to miss thank to the huge sign board and the corner position…

A signature meal at VB SIGNATURE by NVVB.

Hot plate of  butter masala dosa, podi idly, vada with varieties of chutney and piping hot sambar is enough to bring a full grown south Indian man to knees. South Indian cuisine is very distinguish,  VB SIGNATURE takes the cuisine to the next level. VB is a known brand amongst all Chennaites. VB signature is a…

Mango Madness at Forum Vijaya mall

Yellow! That’s the color of the season. No no not a fashion blog. I’m talking about the color palette on your palate. Mango..  Summer is here and the best thing about summer – Mango. Mango is one thing that gets us Indian drooling. Lip smackingly delicious, no wonder it’s considered the King of fruits.  FORUM…

Nasi & Mee.. N&m.. Nom Nom..

Nasi and Mee translates to “Rice and Noodles” and they had me at that!!  Nasi and Mee is a breath of fresh air. Located on the Knk Road in Nungambakkam, the place is hard to miss. Thanks to the huge brightly lit Marquee signboard!! The place is done up in different tones of greens and…