Uma Swamy
Nov 29 2011
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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...
Oct 24 2011
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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 by the festival, corporates...
Oct 04 2011
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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. As recipes using flour made from Shingada are...
Sep 28 2011
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It’s a busy time for Bengali Associations across Bangalore as they are in the midst of organising Durga Pujo. This is the time of Puja, new clothes and getting together with the community to share a rich heritage of performing arts and cuisine...
Sep 23 2011
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Shenoy Stores is a landmark that has stood its ground since it began forty years ago (1971) Shobha Shenoy and Vittal Shenoy started the shop as a general store in 1986. Initially, their objective was to meet the need for traditional and...
Aug 18 2011
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Ramzan though is a month of fasting, is also the time for delicious savouries.
Aug 18 2011
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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. While Athityam serves...
Jul 13 2011
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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...
Jul 07 2011
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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 people...
Jul 05 2011
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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. A special attraction is the buffet serving more 40 items for Rs. 199...
Jul 04 2011
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Ever wondered about the moda makers (traditional cane stools with woven jute rope seats) that you may have seen every now and then on empty plots or under the shade of a large tree? Most of them have come from Rajasthan bringing...
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Jul 03 2011
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If you want to know the rates of the day’s vegetables and fruits at HOPCOMS outlets, just send a sms to 9243355223 and in all probability, the next message beep on your cell phone will bring you the required information. Or check out...
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Jun 15 2011
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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 Dunstun. Pic: Uma Swamy...
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Jun 14 2011
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Yes, we are talking about the jamuns, the ooty apples and the lychees who made a colourful entry on fruit carts recently. Pause on your way back home to pick them up else you may miss out this season! ⊕
Jun 06 2011
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Its chic and very Ooh La La.  We are talking about The French Loaf that inaugurated its latest outlet at Aurobindo Marg, J P Nagar, 1st Phase, near Indira Gandhi Circle.  People can choose among a variety of The French Loaf...
Jun 06 2011
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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 as well as ready...
May 19 2011
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Uma Swamy
She is a BCCI certified A level cricket coach. The underprivileged children in Bengaluru who train with her are plain lucky. She could easily be coaching a major league state team.
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