From the stomach to the heart

Mumbai’s famous restaurants are visited for their food and atmosphere. Mumbai, the City of Dreams, has some great eateries. Every Mumbaikar you come across won’t hesitate to suggest his/her favourite restaurants. The hidden charm of these establishments is their history. A restaurant may be 60 or 100 years old, but people of all ages visit […]

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Prices of vegetables, pulses surge because of unseasonal rains; roadside eateries hit

Profits have dived as prices of veggies skyrocket The business of roadside eateries has been adversely affected by the rise in prices of vegetables and pulses after unseasonal rain destroyed crops. Raju Rajanna, owner of Kolimani Family Restaurant, near the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway, informed The Observer the prices of the vegetables and pulses have increased by […]

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Visitors litter Cubbon Park with food despite reinforced ban

Rodents, snakes have made an appearance On September 20, 2022, the horticulture department reinforced the ban on food items inside Cubbon Park.  The decision came due to infestation of snakes and rodents in the park. But it has made no difference to people who continue to bring food and eat it inside the park. They […]

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Coffee industry plunges into gloom after erratic rainfall

Growers incur a loss; 1.25Lakh acres of plantation hit Owing to heavy and uneven rain, Karnataka’s coffee plantations have been badly affected. Crop cultivation has dropped across varieties: 25 per cent in Arabica and 35 per cent in Robusta, said Ram Karrekolli, a coffee grower in Kodagu. Since Karnataka is the largest coffee producer in […]

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Japanese anime become gain popularity in B’luru

Japanese food, language make people curious Entertainment stores have been witnessing increased footfalls with the rising popularity of  ‘anime culture’. Japanese restaurants and language institutes have joined the race. Vani Kartik, owner of the Entertainment Store, informed The Observer: “The number of people coming to our store for anime merchandise has increased….  About 70 percent […]

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Low demand makes vegan food unaffordable for enthusiasts

Confusion prevails over certification of food by PETA Many people want to turn to veganism, but it is exclusive to only a small section of society. Reason: Food items are not readily available and are extremely expensive. Ankita Kumar, 25, a software engineer, tried being a vegan but could not sustain it. “I was a […]

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Korean restaurants sprout as popularity of K-culture rises

‘Korean cuisine tastes like Indian food’ Korean restaurants in Bengaluru have been witnessing increased footfalls with the rising popularity of Korean pop culture and  food in the city.   A large number of new Korean restaurants have sprung up in the city within the past few years.  Nirmal Tamang, the manager of Hae Kum Gang, a […]

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