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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Tiffin businesses start returning to life as pandemic subsides

Most consumers are bachelors and students Tiffin services in Bengaluru are gradually reviving as the city opens up post lockdown. Hitesh Kumar from Rootiyan tiffin services, informed The Observer: “We function near Old Airport Road and our services mainly catering to the IT sector. During the lockdown, we did not find any boom in our […]

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Craze for organic food products rises among Bengalureans

Bengaluru: The trend of purchasing organic food products has increased among the residents, but nutritionists don’t consider them any better than conventional food. According to a report published by Expert Market Research, a US-based company, the Indian organic food market was valued at $849.5 million in 2020. The forecast for 2021-2026 shows a CAGR (Compound Annual […]

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Food delivery agents accused on social media of duping people, restaurants

Multiple users on social media platforms have registered complaints against food delivery agents indulging in “unethical behaviour”. Food delivery agents contacted by The Observer, however, categorically denied the allegations. “I placed my order in McDonald’s and the initial guy who picked it up cancelled it. The next Swiggy guy went to the restaurant, only to […]

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