Jayalakshmi and her husband are the founders of Basavangudi based Asha Dollmakers which highlight tradition as well as creativity during weddings. According to old Mysore wedding traditions, it is considered auspicious to give dry coconut,
The marathon of festivals is now peaking with Deepavali around the corner. There seems to be no festival fatigue in sight as shops court their customers in different ways. Armed with an opportunistic license given
The shingada or kuttu (water chestnuts) comes to the rescue, given that the on-going Navratris have restrictions on many North Indians, and in particular the Jain community. Festival Food at Mast Kalandar. Pic: Uma Swamy
Not many can miss the multi-floor building with the glass facade on 9th Main, 5th Block, Jayanagar. The first and the second floor of this building houses Dakshin Foods’s specialty restaurants Athityam and Bon Aroma.
Started in 2002 by Udaya Acharya, Café Acharya’s serves traditional South Indian snacks and meals. The place is popular for its masala dosas, kesari bhaath, idli vada and other savories. The place is frequented by
Started in 2010 by Sweta and Vishal Gupta, Mandi was started to provide a fine dining experience for vegetarians in Indian, Chinese and Italian cuisine. Mandi fine dining. Pic: Uma Swamy. A special attraction is
Growing up in a town of traditional sandalwood and ivory carvers can influence the aesthetic sensibility of its residents. It was no different for Ganesh Laxminarayan Bhat. G L Bhat with the sculpture of St
Premachandra Kalyana Mantap is bustling with Silks of India, a textile exhibition. 60 stalls stock a vibrant collection of cottons, silk cottons, and silks. With an extensive collection of sarees, running fabric and ready made