Savour the Asian Shophouse Flavours at Shizusan, Bangalore

At Shizusan, Bengaluru the design is horizontal with a restaurant, sushi bar and dim sums studio inside and Kyoto jazz bar inspired space on the outside. My visit to the recently opened restaurant cum bar Shizusan, that specialises in Pan Asian street & homestyle delicacies, reminded me about my visit to Thailand a few years ago….

Plantation Style Furniture Is Back!

Summer is here and if you are looking at refurbishing your living room or patio, go ahead and choose furniture that is breathable. What can be better than plantation or colonial style furniture to beat the Indian summers in style. Old teak and rosewood frame of the chairs, benches and stools come with cane seating…

The Bubble Studio: Get Natural

As rebellious and fickle youth of the last decade, we often brushed aside home remedies passed on by our mothers, aunts or grandmothers. We would say, “Who’s going to apply turmeric or milk cream on the face? Yuck!!” We diligently bought and used chemical loaded beauty & personal care products, packaged beautifully with the messages that…

An all new menu @ SodaBottleOpenerWala

Keeping the best of the old ones and throwing in some exciting new dishes, SodaBottleOpenerWala has launched its new & improved menu last week. Amidst some classic Hindi songs and a chattering crowd, we got to tuck into some new dishes at this popular Parsi joint.  Drink This: The Bumsuckerwala and Bombay Julep (an extremely yummy rum based drink served in…

Christmas Spirit trickles in at The Leela Palace

A sunny afternoon with cool breeze and lush green landscape, Citrus – The Leela Palace Hotel, Bangalore was an ideal setting to host their Annual Cake Mixing Ritual this Sunday to usher in the Yuletide spirit. And even though its just October, a selected few guests came together to kick-start the ritual of mixing 800 kilos of…

Smoor – A Choco Heaven on 100ft Rd, Indiranagar

Bliss, a leading player in the couverture chocolate market in Bangalore, recently unveiled Smoor Chocolate Lounge in Bangalore. The constant drizzle or crazy traffic didn’t dampen the spirits of the guests for the launch, and was brimming with some of the well-known faces of the city. One step into Smoor, and you are definitely in chocolate heaven….

Lifestyle comes to Phoenix Marketcity, Whitefield

On a buzzing Thursday afternoon last week, Lifestyle unveiled its new format store at Phoenix Marketcity, Whitefield, Bangalore. The effortlessly stylish and radiant Kangana Ranaut inaugurated the store along with Kabir Lumba, Mananging Director, Lifestyle International (P) Ltd.The new format store is spread across three floors and 45,000 sq. ft. and offers a swanky shopping environment, elegantly framing the…

Sculpting Sugary Delights

I often come across interesting and inspiring women with every story, every interview and media briefings that I attend. So this time around, I looked closer and found an amazingly talented friend to feature in MixedBox. A fun loving, spirited and energetic Chef Manooshi Chandy, Pastry Chef and part of the faculty at Lavonne Academy…

Walk with art @ ‘YES BANK ART BENGALURU 2016’

On August 19, I got to kick-start my weekend with a brilliant dose of creativity through an exclusive curated art walk of ‘YES BANK ART BENGALURU 2016’. Paintings, sculptures, photography and installations, all from leading national and international artists will fascinate even those who have very little inclination towards the arts. The seventh edition of Art Bengaluru at The…

Monsoon Masti @ Mamagoto

Ah the cool breeze and the rains! Tempts us all to unwind and enjoy the monsoons over some great food and drinks. And if you are craving for more than that masala chai, then you could surely try Mamagoto’s monsoon pitchers and pop rocks. The menu includes citrusy mojitos and sangria pitchers to pop rocks…

The Modernists of Bangalore @ Art Houz

Paying a tribute to the eclectic Modernism embraced by the city over the decades, Art Houz Bengaluru and IRIS presents “The Modernists of Bangalore” a group exhibition featuring the works of ten prominent modernists of India namely S.G. Vasudev, Balan Nambiar, Rekha Hebbar Rao, Jasu Rawal, Chandranath Acharya, Gurudas Shenoy, Milind Nayak, G. Subramanian, P.S.Kumar…