Hari writes .... "700 years ago Kannadigas were also Tamil until they branched off speaking a quixotic pidgin of Tamil & Sanskrit ........"
They must have also dropped the chauvinism bit about 700 years ago too :-). I for one am glad they branched off, if what you say is what happened. Of the Indian sub-cultures I have experienced (as limited as it is) they are the least chauvinistic and most gentle in general (exceptions notwithstanding). I only hope they don't lose it ... though the advent of the Kannada Raksha Vedike (or some such organizations) does worry me just a bit.
"The fact that the world’s best dosas are found in Bangalore is a given."
How are you so sure Mr. Anvar Alikhan? Is the world your oyster?
Anyways, CTR dosa is nice though personally I can't distinguish between CTR vs some of the other places I have been to in Bangalore. I still ask for sambhar at CTR, as heretic as it might be. Vidyarthi Bhavan, I haven't tried so can't tell. But it seemed like your editor cut off your article before you got to describing Vidyarthi Bhavan Dosa - those pesky editors.
Hari - just for you - my kids prefer Saravana Bhavan over all the others - though again I can't tell the big hoopla about it either.
Why this Kolaveri, da? Make peace and 'Love thy neighbour' :-)
Annapurna in Coimbatore , you get variety of dosas. One of them was Rocket dosa. Any form of dosa was tasty and well made at Annapurna.
Dosa Plaza a franchise has become a big one having branches outside India. So in the name of dosa , the macs have competition
I think you get much better dosas in Chennai & Cbe ...... What the heck ... Kannadigas refuse us water but want to usurp our beloved & cherished culture & cuisine,maybe they don't have one of their own ...... Wait ...... 700 years ago Kannadigas were also Tamil until they branched off speaking a quixotic pidgin of Tamil & Sanskrit ........
Vidyarthi is streets ahead of Sri Sagar.It would have been nice if the writer had brought out the unque characterstics of Vidyarthi in this write up.Anyway,thanks to Mr Khan to say indirectly, that Bangalore is not only the IT capital of the country but also the dosa capital.
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