This eatery in Bengaluru has a literary touch

This eatery in Bengaluru has its menu named after leading literary lights in the Kannada literature. Masti Puliyogare, DVG Tatte Idli, Rajkumar Masala Dose, Da. Ra. Bendre Nimbe Chitranna, Gopalkrishna Adiga Kodbale...

The menu at appropriately named ‘Kannadada Thindi Kendra’ on Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Road at Chamarajpet comes with heavy dollops of Kannada literature!  Even the water here is called Sir M. Visveswaraya’s Neeru at our food joint. We aim to make our visitors aware of the history and heritage of Karnataka,” says owner K.V. Ramachandra.

Every year, he also distributes around 1,000 Kannada books to various people, besides running a library adjoining the restaurant, with a collection of over 1,000 books. Ramachandra supplies books, magazines and journals to high schools, and has them displayed at his eatery. He also has 500 rare portraits of Kannada writers.

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