Archive for the Lifestyle, Stores Category

December 15, 2020

Boosting business in bad times. This restaurant sells veggies, idly/dosa batter

Boosting business in bad times. This restaurant sells veggies, idly/dosa batter

The pandemic has changed the ways of running the food business. Look at Sangeetha in R. A. Puram. Although the state government has allowed restaurants to restart dine-in, this restaurant at R. A. Puram continues to provide only takeaways and […]

December 9, 2020

The ‘lockdown’ had its plus side: this Mylaporean launched her food business. Now, she offers X.mas goodies.

The 'lockdown' had its plus side: this Mylaporean launched her food business. Now, she offers X.mas goodies.

The lockdown has paved way for this Mylaporean to realise her long cherished dream of starting her own business. S. Iswariya, a resident of R.K.Mutt Road, Mylapore has recently ventured into a home based podi business. Says Iswariya, a home-maker, […]

December 8, 2020

Roadside shops at R. K. Mutt Road get ready for Christmas sales

Roadside shops at R. K. Mutt Road get ready for Christmas sales

With just a few days to go for Christmas, roadside shops at R.K. Mutt Road, Mylapore have begun stocking stars, Christmas trees, decorations besides other goodies for the festival sales. A variety of colourful stars are also displayed outside the […]

December 4, 2020

Vandana’s home baked stuff get popular after lockdown; She is now offering a variety of goodies for Christmas

Vandana's home baked stuff get popular after lockdown; She is now offering a variety of goodies for Christmas

Vandana Ramakrishnan, a resident of CIT Colony, Mylapore has been passionate about cooking ever since she could remember. Six years ago, the interior designer decided to try her hand at baking. And began offering cakes for her close friends and […]

November 29, 2020

Pumpkin Tales introduces new dishes in its breakfast menu

Pumpkin Tales introduces new dishes in its breakfast menu

Pumpkin Tales restaurant in Alwarpet has introduced a range of dishes in its breakfast menu. Coconut cream french toast and sourdough bagels are some of them. Reads a note from the restaurant, “The freshly baked bagels are served with loads […]

November 24, 2020

This wood-pressed oil store is now in Mandaveli: also offers organic products for sale

This wood-pressed oil store is now in Mandaveli: also offers organic products for sale

VMV Gramiya wood-pressed oil store that used to be at South Mada Street, Mylapore has recently shifted to Venkatakrishna Road, Mandaveli near Spencer’s supermarket. The store that offers groundnut, coconut and sesame oil, prepared using its own vaagai mara chekku […]

November 23, 2020

Covid situation prompted this foodie to get into business. Now, Farhath’s samosas, biriyani and curries are selling well.

Covid situation prompted this foodie to get into business. Now, Farhath's samosas, biriyani and curries are selling well.

Farhath Jabeen,  a resident of Bishop Garden in R. A. Puram loves cooking. And the Covid situation got her thinking – to feed the need for good home-cooked food that people were looking for when they could not cook at […]

November 21, 2020

Cothas coffee now sells a variety of coffee beans

Cothas coffee now sells a variety of coffee beans

The popular Cothas coffee shop in Mylapore is now selling a variety of medium roasted coffee beans. Different measures of the arabica and robusta coffee beans  ( 80 % arabica and 20% robusta, 70 % arabica and 30% robusta) are […]

November 20, 2020

Citi Centre mall likely to re-open in December

Citi Centre mall likely to re-open in December

Although the state government allowed malls across TN to re-open in Sept., the Citi Centre mall at Dr Radhakrishnan Salai in Mylapore has remained closed since the lockdown in March. However, it is likely to re-open in the second week […]

November 18, 2020

Takeaway tea and coffee in novel flasks. At Sangeetha.

Takeaway tea and coffee in novel flasks. At Sangeetha.

Sangeetha restaurant in R.A.Puram has recently rolled out its own flask, to facilitate takeaways of coffee and tea. The 500-ml flask that holds coffee in an aluminium foil can serve 4 members. It is priced at Rs 180 A manager […]

November 16, 2020

Juice World now hosts small birthday parties and functions as well

Juice World store in Mylapore, that sells a range of juices and snacks is now hosting small birthday parties and functions, as well. The restaurant also offers an unlimited vegetarian buffet, that includes a variety of juices (watermelon, lime), and […]

November 13, 2020

Jude’s Bistro in San Thome reopens. New menu and offers meals for bulk orders

Jude's Bistro in San Thome reopens. New menu and offers meals for bulk orders

After being closed for several months since March due to the pandemic, Jude’s Bistro at San Thome High Road re-opened, recently. To suit people’s requirement in the current scenario, the bistro that used to serve only coffee, pastas and pizzas […]

November 8, 2020

Chai Kings offers a variety of doughnuts for this Diwali

Chai Kings offers a variety of doughnuts for this Diwali

Chai Kings store at T. T. K. Road, Alwarpet is offering a range of eggless doughnuts for Diwali, this year It’s Diwali special sweet box will include 6 doughnuts in different flavours including dark chocolate, Irish coffee and choco strawberry. […]

November 4, 2020

Pumpkin Tales restaurant introduces App to facilitate door deliveries

Pumpkin Tales restaurant introduces App to facilitate door deliveries

Pumpkin Tales restaurant that is known to offer food made of fresh and locally sourced ingredients has recently introduced an App to facilitate door deliveries. Using the App, one can get foodstuff from the restaurant, its Chinese unit Zhouyu and […]

November 3, 2020

This store offers artisanal heritage rice laddus for Deepavali

This store offers artisanal heritage rice laddus for Deepavali

This Deepavali, Spirit of the Earth store in Mylapore is offering a variety of laddus for sale. Packed in tin boxes, the laddus are handmade using artisanal heritage rice from the store’s farm in Manjakkudi, in Thiruvarur district. Each tin […]

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