Jolada rotti, usal or antinunde

The couple and their team are as famous as the edibles served in this shop. We are talking about Raj Gopal S Kulkarni and his wife Vidya who manage the Uttara Karnataka Store located at 35th Cross, 13th Main, 4 T Block, Jayanagar.

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Kulkarni (right) with his team. Pic: Uma Swamy.

Started in 2002, the specialties include different types of traditional rotis (jolada rotti and akki rotti) and chapatti that do not spoil in refrigeration for many days. Other traditional specialties include stuffed brinjal curry, usal, gravy based dishes made from greens, antinunde (laddoos made from dry fruits) and ‘shenga chutney’, a spicy looking dry and grainy peanut chutney. The store is open between 10:30 am to 3 pm and 5.30 pm to 10 pm on all week days. Ph: 9448489840.

Cool Joint. Pic: Uma Swamy.

Cool desserts for summer!

Located at 11th Main, 30th Cross, 4th Block Jayanagar, Cool Joint, an initiative of the Mayura Group, has become a landmark for its delectable variety of ice creams, juices, and sandwiches. At its strategic corner location, it was started in December 1998 by G Srinivasa Rao and R Krishnamurthy. Prices at Cool Joint start from Rs. 25. Timings are 9 am to 12 am except for a brief break in the late afternoon. Ph: 41210004.

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About Uma Swamy 16 Articles
Uma Swamy is a JP Nagar resident and columnist.