The 40th Annual Cake Show in Bangalore (2014)

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The cake show is now a commercial event with cakes only to attract people. You get barely 10 mins to walk through the area where all the cakes are displayed and bouncers would keep hovering around you to shuffle you along.

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Passport Renewal – My Experience

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My experience in applying for my passport renewal and jumping through the hoops at Passport Seva Kendra, Marathahalli, Bangalore.

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Caffe Pascucci – Found a Silver Lining

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The first few times I was at Caffe Pascucci was plain disappointing. Even though they had a “Free Wi-Fi” sticker outside the door, it hardly worked.

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Maiya’s Express – Not really express

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I climbed up the stairs of Maiya’s Express in JP Nagar and found that there was hardly any place to stand. I went through the door at the side to find their store. The seating area is just through a open doorway.

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Dyu Art Cafe – Just another one

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All in all, this is definitely not one of the better cafes in Bangalore. I might have tried the place again if it were nearer but given the distance, I don’t see any reason to go there again. For now, a 3 out of 5 stars seems proper for this place.

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Corner House – Preserving the memories

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Corner House has always been one of Bangalore’s iconic hangouts. It stands firm with it’s traditions while the city around it keeps changing. I remember their excellent hot chocolate fudge and cake fudge, two of my favourites from their short, but full menu.

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Matteo Coffea – My New Hangout

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I walked in with great hopes for Matteo Coffea and I was not disappointed. It has an excellent ambiance which, in spite of it’s large rectangular layout, doesn’t feel too exposed or open.

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Angeethi – Museum Inn, Church Street

Dal Makhani, Kadai Sabz and Naan

The ambiance was nice and very low light, which made it difficult to take proper photos. We sat down at a table for six and ordered a hara bhara kabab, dal makhani, kadai sabz and a couple of naans (all in photos).

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Oriental Connexions – The Best Walk to the Wok

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Initially, I thought of just ordering a lime soda but then I read the description for ‘Walk to the Wok’ and was intrigued. I have been to countless buffets but nothing quite like this one before.

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Grubshup, Aundh, Pune – Ideal for Gobbip

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All in all, a great meal! I really enjoyed it and I wish I was with my wife who I know would have enjoyed it here. I will be back here when I am in Pune.

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