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Sweeten weddings with sugar dolls

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,

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Festival specials on the menu

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

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Bon Appetit – namma style!

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.

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Cafe Acharya

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

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The warp and weft beckons

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