Sakleshpur during Monsoons – A tribute to your mind, heart and soul

For the folks who know me (very) privately, know that ‘overdone’, ‘overhyped’ and ‘common’ places/things repel me quite instantaneously. Which is why, every time I look out for a place to wander and explore, I ensure that the place is relatively untapped and almost always underrated 😊. That; gives me an opportunity to talk to you…

Nasi and Mee – The Maven Recommendation

I often go around saying that I was probably Chinese in my previous birth as a result of my vehement affinity towards Chinese food (which is is quite unbelievable). That being said, I feel not all restaurants can do justice to this cuisine as it can be a tough one to crack. How to make…

Bombay Brasserie- The Maven Recommendation

Bangalore is b-b-buzzing with quirky restaurants that are working a deal to please my fellow Bangaloreans (including myself). And I’d take this opportunity to say it out loud that we are more than spoilt for choice. The food industry has picked up astronomically in the past 4 years and is thhrrivinggg. This week, I will…

We, the Sindhis!

“Wherever you find your people, call it home. Wherever you find Sindhis, call it your Sind.” – Prabhu Wafa Not many of you know that Sindhis go way back… Ancient is the history of Sind that begins with the story of one of the oldest civilisations in the world – the Mohen-jo-Daro civilisation. The Sindhi…

Om Made Cafe- The Maven Review

I’ve always had a thing for shabby chic restaurants that put a lot of focus on the quality of their food followed by ambience. All the more if a place like this sits on a rooftop (my love for rooftops shall never fade, sigh). Om Made Cafe, Bangalore is one such restaurant that claims to…

But first, DESSERT @ Lazy Suzy

Woken up on a Sunday (like) afternoon with a famished belly, thinking where to head? Well, Lazy Suzy, a patisserie-deli with its entourage of lip smacking desserts and overly appetising pizzas, awaits your grand entry! Follow my blog with Bloglovin How it all began? Baby to the two former sous chefs at The Oberoi, it…

Fragrance Cocktailing with Bombay Perfumery

eing able to create a concoction of pure perfection is a dream come true for any perfume lover, and this event was all about that! Bombay Perfumery Bombay Perfumery, a fragrance house based out of Bombay with a legacy of 30+ years conducted a workshop at Olive Beach, Bangalore to share their bit of sage…

7 Best Restaurants of Bangalore – The Maven Recommendation

ll my loved ones know that my fervid love for food is what got me into blogging. So, four months into the Maven Lifestyle’s digital existence urged me to curate a listicle for food enthusiasts in and around Bengaluru. Feast your eyes folks, for some serious dive into ‘where to gobble till you wobble’ now….

What’s with this “F” word?

Feminism t deeply saddens me to talk about this in 2016 where we all think we have matured, evolved and all that tinker’s damn! A mere incident is all it takes to make a woman realize what value she holds in this goddamn society! My friend and I were at the movies on a Sunday…

SodaBottleOpenerWala : A tribute to the Bombay Irani Cafes

odaBottleOpenerwala was brought to us by restauranteur A.D Singh, the man behind the Olive Chain group. Looks like he correctly understood the impact Iranian cafes had on Mumbaikars and ended up putting together a space that would make any place in the world feel like Bombay from the ’80s! Ambience Majorly inspired by the Iranian…