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  • Dig in to the madness of Pagla Baburchi

    It genuinely evokes feelings of warmth and home.

  • Cafe CAF: Of fresh brews and all-day breakfasts

    There are a few things that make a coffee shop worth spending time at—a cosy atmosphere, good music, a delicious bakery, a decent breakfast menu and of course...

  • The Best Broast in Town

    No, I am not talking about fried chicken that we all know with the golden flour skin. Broast chicken is pressure fried instead of the usual deep-frying method that is used for fried chicken.

  • L'espresso: Taking coffee to a new level

    A couple of weeks ago, I dropped by at L'espresso at Banani, to taste some of their signature items and to have a chat with one of the owners, Nafiz Iqbal. The owners, out of their love for coffee, decided to channel their obsession into creating a warm, cosy space for the true coffee lovers of Dhaka.

  • It's “butter” than the rest

    Located on the first floor of FR Tower in Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Butter - The Bakery and Waffle House launched less than a month ago. Its predecessor, the much-loved Yellow Submarine Café had closed down back in 2016.

  • Tao Town: All the Asian flavours you love

    Tao Town is a fusion restaurant with Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, and Korean dishes all under one roof. With its Pan-Asian flavours and student-friendly pricing, it has caused quite a stir already.Located at Rangs KB Square on Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi, the restaurant opened on February 21, 2018. It has a large, luminescent setting with table and booth seating arrangements. The casual, well-spaced setting of the place gives it a minimalistic yet chic look.

  • There's a new go-to pizza place in Dhanmondi

    Pizza Roma formally opened a new branch in Dhanmondi, Dhaka on July 29.

  • BruTown Café Baily Road's Youngest Eatery

    If you have ever lived in Baily Road, you would know that this is one area where you can never stay hungry.

  • Where Vogue meets Value

    For quite some time now, I had been looking for a multi-cuisine eatery that provides warm ambience, scrumptious food and a wallet-friendly menu.

  • A cafe for DIY lovers

    I wasn't sure if I would sit down to review this cafe unless, of course, I instagrammed a photo of this GulabJamun Cheesecake (yes, that's right) that I had tasted there and everyone was madly curious to know what this “fusion” of a dessert was like.

  • A Sweet and Cheesy Delight

    Chocolate and cheese are life. This is the motto of Jerry Bees, which, in a very short span of time, has managed to

  • Relaxing at The Red Window

    People who have gone through my past articles under this section know how upset I am for the lack of good dessert and coffee shops in and around Dhanmondi.


    Stepping into Oregano, the interesting décor caught my eye before anything else. There's a white wall completely covered with scribbles, and the other colourful walls are decorated with rope ladders and framed artwork.

  • LUCKNOW: A North Indian Fix

    I almost gave up on the idea that Dhaka would ever have the perfect Indian eatery.

  • Grilled: Burgers Tailored to Your Specific Tastes

    I'd been meaning to visit Grilled for a while, waiting for their renovation to finish and eager to confirm if what I'd heard was true – that Grilled is a must-try burger place, with very reasonable prices.

  • Columbus Coffee: New Attraction for Caffeine Connoisseurs

    Columbus Coffee is a new coffee shop at Banani 11, Dhaka that serves coffee in disposable paper cups with lids on.

  • Nomads: New Asian Fusion Restaurant in Dhanmondi

    If you have lived all your life in or near Dhanmondi, you know the dilemma of picking a place to eat out. All places have been visited and all cuisines tried and tasted.

  • Chewy Junior BD

    Chewy Junior is a foreign franchise that started its journey in Bangladesh not very long ago but it's already quite popular.

  • Bulls N Barrels The first mock pub of Dhaka

    As I was almost dictating myself to not doze off in-between a room full of aunties during the second day of Eid, I suddenly got a call from one of my friends asking to meet up.

  • Sbarro Bangladesh doesn't disappoint

    Pioneered by the Sbarro family of Naples, Italy, the food chain Sbarro was founded in Brooklyn, New York in 1956.

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    Among all the restaurants I have reviewed, PappaRoti happens to be the one in business for the longest time.

  • Street Food Gets a Humble Upgrade

    A bunch of us once went on a teeny-weeny adventure, looking for some pretty well-known shop selling chaap somewhere near the Bihari camp.

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    Good pizza right at your doorstep

    Chilling at home and want some pizza delivered? I don't know about you, but I surely would.

  • Hakka Dhaka: Small on space, BIG on food

    Hakka Chinese restaurants are perhaps your new fried chicken outlets.

  • Reasonably Priced Fresh Japanese Food

    Tokyo Express, as the name suggests, is a Japanese eatery. Since its launch in March, the restaurant has created a buzz and has been

  • Comic Cafe

    There aren't many themed restaurants in Dhaka. So positive posts about a certain Comic Cafe on FoodBank naturally spiked my interest.

  • George's Cafe: From New York with Love

    “Every day is a good day at George's Cafe,” says the manager, Atiqur Rahman. As clichéd as it sounds, it's amazingly true for a small cafe in one of the quieter parts of Uttara, Dhaka.

  • The Pit Grill

    The Pit Grill has always intrigued me. Being the first steak house in Dhanmondi, I felt a small piece of high-end Gulshan had made its way here, and I was eager to try. Thus, I made the journey one fine, winter night, but returned disappointed.