When the weekend rolls around, it’s time to kick back, relax and get all caught up on your sleep after the previous nights’ shenanigans. When you wake up though, breakfast or brunch will get you pumped for the new week ahead. I recently got to experience the delicious breakfast buffet at the Grand Mercure, Bangalore, which is one of the best ways to start your Sunday. Read on to know more about the brekkie experience here.
While we hear a lot about wine and scotch connoisseurs, it’s not very common in India to talk about beer as much. It’s always been considered a very casual, ‘for-the-boys’ kind of beverage which does not get half the attention it deserves. With the rise of craft breweries across the country, this is set to change, and Gurgaon hosted the first ever Beer Week powered by Zomato, from 11th-18th June. Read on to know more about my experience at the launch of Beer Week Gurgaon, and all the interesting conversations and activities that were part of this 10-day extravaganza.
Today’s outfit of the day with Treewear is inspired by my love for nature. Sometimes, there’s nothing more relaxing than taking a walk by yourself in a place of natural beauty. There’s something so calming about taking in the beautiful surroundings, whether you’re in a park, with so many trees, the sound of birds chirping, and people taking a walk or children playing. Or if you’re by a lake, or when you’re out vacationing in the hills. It gives you a sense of peace, and makes you appreciate this world so much more.
It’s not often that you come across a ‘fusion restaurant’ that really lives up to its name. Glocal Junction, the latest new restaurant in Indiranagar, Bangalore, is the perfect example. I recently had the chance to sample some of the most exquisitely prepared and conceptualized dishes from their menu, and a few innovative cocktails as well. Read on to know more about this must-visit fusion restaurant.
Bartending has emerged in this country in recent years as a careful art, and there’s a huge number of talented bartenders this country has to offer – a lot of them work at well-known bars and breweries across the country. The 7th Edition of the Diageo Reserve World Class India Finals held recently at Hype, JW Marriott, Bangalore, brought together some of the country’s finest most skilled bartenders as they showcased their skills to a panel of judges in a one-of-its-kind bartending competition.
E-commerce websites have more or less taken over our lives now in terms of changing how we shop. It’s a lot easier for most of us to shop at just a click, especially with all the endless deals seen online, and the promise of fast delivery. I personally always prefer shopping online, mainly because it lets me multitask and save time, but when it comes to denim I can’t compromise. That’s the only time you’ll see me actually visit a store.
Lyrics: Four Seasons in One Day by Crowded House
What’s summer all about? For me it’s bright colours, weather that blows hot and cold (when rainy Bangalore strikes) and tons of indulgence (cold desserts, mangoes, pina coladas, iced tea and everything in between!). It was a slightly sultry summer evening when we decided to start with our very first fashion shoot, and it’s quite interesting how we met. I chanced upon a rather talented photographer (check out her work btw, she’s pretty amazing and from Delhi) who I chatted with on Facebook and the natural progression was to become friends on the platform. When I’d mentioned wanting to collaborate with someone for my next shoot, she tagged her Bangalore friend, equally freaking talented. Starbucks meetup happened and voila. I absolutely loved shooting with her, and I’m looking forward to the next one! I hope you like the photos as much as I did.
You probably remember the LoveScotch event I talked about recently – a series of fun sessions and celebrity meetups to discuss and appreciate the art of making, tasting and mixing scotch. Kicking off the second weekend of the series, was the singer and actor Anushka Manchanda, and incredible mind reader Nakul Shenoy. Read on to know what went down at The Permit Room and Arbor Brewing Company for the Love Scotch series!
If you could go on a roadtrip anywhere in the world, where would you go? More importantly, who would you take with you?
There’s a lot of joy in spontaneity. In living life as it comes, but making sure you enjoy every moment with a lot of zest and a lot of fun. For me, amidst the usual ups and downs we all go through, it’s moments that happen without any anticipation that stand out for me. Like that time when my dad surprised me with my favourite dessert when I had a particularly crappy day. Or when at work, a crazy idea between colleagues and I translated into something that totally transformed our brand. Or when we went on a girls’ brunch to the Park just because we thought of dressing up and doing something together. All these moments had one thing in common – a genuine zest for living, a desire to enjoy the finer things in life while appreciating the moments that make them possible.
Saturday, 21st May 2016 was World Whisky Day – a day that brought together scotch and whisky connoisseurs from all over to express their appreciation for this classiest of liquors. There are so many different ways to enjoy your favourite blend – some like it on the rocks, some neat, and others experiment with different kinds of cocktails with whisky or scotch. Here’s a look at everything that went down this World Whisky Day at the #LoveScotch event at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangalore!