Rasovara – Diwali Grandeur – 2017

Diwali is a time to indulge in all that one keeps away from during the rest of the year  and Rasovara plays its part as usual, in tempting us with their lavish spread.

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Vivanta by Taj – Tata Coffee Grand – brunch

Celebrating International coffee Day at the Vivanta by Taj with their kaapi’tivating  buffet flavored with Tata Coffee Grand.  
 
 

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Ritz Carlton – Moon Cake Festival at The Lantern

On a rainy, dark, gloomy afternoon one can choose to cuddle up in bed under a blanket or indulge in warm, delicious, exotic food. Well an invitation to the Mid autumn festival at The Lantern at the swanky and ritzy Ritz Carlton, was reason enough to choose the latter.

This hotel has the distinction of being Ritz Carlton’s first hotel in India and it is the epitome of luxury.

The Lantern is one of its 7 restaurants. Serving Chinese cuisine, this fine dining space is spread across 3 levels and is designed in the shape of a lantern, though unfortunately that aspect was not visible to me from any of the angles that I could access. But of course I took their word for it 😀

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Rasovara – Vrat Thali

These are some of the components of the Vrat ki Thali that is being served at the Rasovara for Navratri 2017.

These are special dishes consumed during days of fasting and ingredients such as Buckwheat flour (kuttu), Amaranth flour (rajgira) and Singhada flour (water chestnut) are used instead wheat, rice, cornflour, semolina and even all lentils and legumes.

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Howard Johnson – Staycation

A Staycation as the name implies, is the opposite of Away’cation where you do not have to go away and can Stay and have a Vacation relatively close to your own home 😀 and is a great option for  those who are unable to travel but want to enjoy the pleasures that come with a holiday.

I was invited to stay at the Howard Johnson, Bengaluru and experience their hospitality and facilities. Having just gone through a bout of travelling, this was a welcome change and the 20 mins between my house and the hotel made this the shortest length of time that I had ever traversed to get to a holiday destination 😀

Howard Johnson, popularly referred to as HoJo, is a part of a chain of nearly 450 hotels and belongs to the Wyndham group, which has a worldwide presence.

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