11 Amazing Dessert places in Namma Bengaluru5 minute
How many of us don’t like desserts? Well… none because we love them. I mean who couldn’t fall in love with something that gives you amazing food-gasms. Most of us have a sweet tooth and are constantly in search of a place to satisfy these cravings, so here we are with 13 best places that serve you yummi-licious desserts. Statutory warning: you might end up licking your fingers.
- Belgyum –
Belgyum is a waffle place that has two outlets, one in Whitefield and another in Koramangala. This place is famous for its delicious waffles and drinks. The ambience is great, the place is not that big but it sure is enough to fulfil your cravings. All the parents out there who are tired of their children whining about chocolates and ice-creams, this is the place for you. The best sellers in the menu are the Belgium waffles, Nutella waffles, Cappuccino and Hot chocolate.
Price- Rs.400 for two
- Milano Ice-cream –
Gelato rings a lot of bells, doesn’t it? The very beautiful Italy, the place from where gelato originated. Milano has its outlets at Indiranagar and Jayanagar. It aims at bringing the true taste of Italy, and it definitely stands out in its own way. With a wide range of flavours to choose from with and the fancy popsicles that look amazingly tempting. The ice-cream sandwiches, cheesecakes and obviously the gelato is to die for. This place is a must try for all the gelato lovers out there, because hands down this is the best place serving gelato in Bangalore.
Price- Rs. 400 for two
- Art of Delight –
We all know how delightful this place is. Art of delight has many outlets, but the residency outlet in one of their best. The ambience is lovely with a cute décor. There are a lot of college students who usually hang out at this place. The bestsellers here are the waffles, Nutella Cheesecake, Chocolate Sundae, Masala Chai and the Mango ice-cream. The Sundae options are a must try because there is nothing like too much chocolate, we all love chocolate…don’t we?
Price- Rs.400 for two
- Dolci –
Dolci is a cute café that is placed at Vasanth Nagar and has a refreshing décor. This place is a bit expensive compared to the other places within the area, but it is worth paying so much and getting a wonderful delight and a happy belly at the end. The most liked desserts here are Cheesecakes, Tiramisu and Éclair. They also have a really good menu when it comes to pastas and pizzas as well.
Price- Rs.750 for two
- Haagen Daz –
When you go to a mall, you will definitely find a Haagen Daz there, and when you find it there you should definitely go and try out their amazing desserts. Haagen Daz is quite expensive, but again the quality of their desserts and ice-creams are really good. We can find Haagen Daz outlets in Forum Mall- Koramangala, Orion mall- Rajajinagar or Phoenix Market City- Mahadevapura. Belgium Chocolate, waffles, chocolate sundae and chocolate bomb are one of the favourite desserts of Haagen Daz.
Price- Rs.800 for two
Rating- 4.0/ 5
- Smoor –
Smoor has one of the best chocolates in town, it has a very classy décor and a lovely ambience. If there’s anyone out there who wants to taste really succulent and dense chocolates and pastries, this is the place with you. Smoor right now is located in Indiranagar as well as Church Street. The place serves the best chocolate pastries, macaroons, cheesecakes, coffee and cakes. We definitely recommend you to try out this place, the prices are slightly on the higher side but their desserts are worth spending so much on.
Price- Rs.900 for two
- Marzipan Café and Bakery –
Unlike the other café’s, this café is quite spacious and is located at Ulsoor road. They specialize in Mediterranean and Greek cuisine. It has a very cozy ambience and a great decor. As soon as you enter the place, you can smell the lovely desserts and coffee. Hot Chocolate and Moussaka are must haves, other than that coffee, cheesecakes and pasta are also one of the bestsellers.
Price- Rs.900 for two
- Lazy Suzy –
This place gives you a wanderlust feel, with the quirky blue interiors and fancy decors all around the place. This place is at Indiranagar and looks lovely from outside. The desserts are great here, but they also have really good breakfast options to check out. It is one of the best cafes in Indiranagar and their pancakes and hazelnut hot chocolate take you to a completely different world. The place is expensive, make sure you go in with an empty tummy and pockets full.
Price- Rs.1000 for two
- Glen’s Bakehouse –
This place does ring a lot of bells, Glen’s is very famous for their desserts especially their red velvet cupcakes. As soon as you take your first bite, the cupcake just melts in your mouth, you fall in love with them and definitely come back for more. Other than this, their macaroons and cheesecakes are a must try. They have their outlets in Indiranagar, Koramangala, Whitefield and Lavelle’s road. As soon as you enter Glen’s, you get a very warm feeling and the ambience of the place is amazing that you cannot resist going back there consistently.
Price- Rs.600 for two
- Stoner –
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE-CREAM! Stoner is one such place that serves really good flavours of ice-cream and have you going gaga over their sundae collections. They are also famous for inventing the Bira Blast, that is made from Bira and vanilla ice-cream. Their Tiramisu ice- cream and Ferrero Rocher ice-cream are the best sellers. Pizza, waffles and caramel custard also tops their list. The ambience is good, overall, it’s a great place for ice-cream lovers. They have their outlets in Indiranagar, Koramangala and Whitefield.
Price- Rs.500 for two
- Corner house –
Corner house is one of the most famous ice-cream spots in Bangalore, it has been there since 1982. It is one of the oldest and most loved places when it comes to ice-creams. They have their outlets in various places in and around Bangalore. If you ever go to Corner House, the first thing that ever comes to your mind is the signature DBC. Death By Chocolate has been a number 1 ice-cream and Bengaluru’s favourite. The ambience of the place is good, you can smell their chocolate sauce right from when you enter inside the place. The other bestsellers on the house are Hot Chocolate Fudge, Almond Fudge, Banana Split and Brownie Fudge.
Price- Rs.350 for two
These are some of the places that we loved for their amazing and mouth-watering desserts, if you know any other place like this or had a wonderful experience just like us? Then do write in the comment section below and keep loving us!
The Bois Locker Room: An Instagram Chat Or A Wake-up Call?3 minute
If you’re not already aware of what this case is all about, a group of young boys in Delhi on a private Instagram chat (screenshots of which were shared around later) called “Bois Locker Room” were seen objectifying, degrading, rating, demeaning young girls, sharing their pictures (some of this girls were only 14-15 years old) and even threatening to rape or kill them in case they got exposed.
Screenshots of this group chat were shared across social media platforms - predominantly Instagram and Twitter, after which the school authorities of these students (the 20+ boys) requested the Delhi police to investigate the incident.
The Delhi police have so far found that some students of leading South Delhi schools created the Instagram group in the last week of March and started adding their friends. “A few members are in college. Some of the teens allegedly started sharing photos posted by schoolgirls on their Instagram accounts, and passing sexually explicit comments,” an officer said, adding that the purported chats also included threats of sexual violence.
DCP Anyesh Roy told The Indian Express, “After we came to know, we registered an FIR under Sections 465 (forgery), 471 (using as genuine a forged document or electronic record), 469 (forgery for purpose of harming reputation), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and Sections 67 (publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form) and 67A (publishing or transmitting of material containing sexually explicit act in electronic form) of the IT Act.
The case is still under investigation. But..
All the right things that could’ve gone wrong:
First off, the boys on the group chat threatened some of the girls to rape, kill, and humiliate them if they dared to share any of this information with anyone. But the girls, being well-educated (and smart) enough to know that no such thing could actually take place if a complaint was lodged, went ahead to expose them anyways. But you see, things like this happen EVERY DAY and young girls are often a) either too ignorant to pay attention and brush off these issues as “minor” or b) scared of the empty threats that honestly have no real follow-throughs.
Second, the school authorities specifically requested the police to investigate the incident. Now again, this may not have happened in many other cases. A lot of times, any kind of vulgar behaviour, especially in schools and colleges in India, is looked upon as high risk to the reputations of these institutions so they prefer to sweep it all under a carpet.
And third, social shaming. In cases like these, we bless the speed of the internet. Social media fastens the process of information spreading, and it is necessary for people to acknowledge this pro of social media platforms. But more often than not, a lot of serious issues may be lost under all that is glitter and jolly good, unicorns and rainbows - But this piece of incident DIDN’T. Imagine the number of people that want to have a voice to socially bring shame to their oppressors, but are unsuccessful. At least this one caught the eye - and the punishment of being recognized as a “so and so” in case of this incident will stick with the boys for a lifetime.
Now, the case is under investigation, and a judgment has not yet been made. But it’s clear to the general audience that since some of the girls (whose pictures had been shared on the group chat) were underage, this is child porn. So not only are what these boys doing morally incorrect, but also illegal under IP section 292, 293.
We hope for the best outcomes.
What Is Herd Immunity? Everything You Need To Know2 minute
Picture a herd or community of healthy people. An infectious virus or disease would pass easily through the community from person to person. Vaccines train our immune system to protect us from diseases it hasn’t come in contact with before. For example, the MMR vaccine provides immunity against measles, mumps, and rubella. During an outbreak of a disease, vaccinated people will remain healthy. As they won't become infected, they won't pass on the disease. Hence, if most of the community is vaccinated, it makes it difficult for the disease to actually spread to the rest of the community. This is the basis of herd immunity.
If most people in the community are not vaccinated, herd immunity can break down, allowing the disease to spread more easily.
Herd immunity becomes especially important for the individuals in a herd who can't be vaccinated. These could be people who are either too old, too young or have weaker immune systems
Herd Immunity without Vaccination: Another way the building of herd immunity could happen is if many people contract the disease and in time build up an immune response to it (natural immunity). In this case, the herd would have to be fit enough to contract the disease, survive it and then become immune towards it.
It is important to note that in order for herd immunity to take action, the disease/virus must be categorized as a Contagious one. (capable of spreading)
COVID-19 and Herd Immunity In India
Renowned Immunologist and Cell Biologist Dipyaman Ganguly has said that one of the only hopes in defeating the novel coronavirus is by developing ‘herd immunity,’
In an interview with news9, he said, “This coronavirus is not going anywhere. Viruses don’t go anywhere. They may become weak but its strand remains. The virus will keep infecting people until a large population develops immunity against it.”
He has also stated that immunity could only be achieved through a vaccine or by getting infected by the virus. “Since developing a vaccine for COVID-19 is not an easy task and it is unlikely that we will get one soon, the only hope that remains is that of herd immunity and it is bound to happen.”
Explaining the idea of herd immunity further, he said, “The virus is going to infect a large number of populations in India. When a large number of people get infected, their bodies will develop natural immunity. They will stop the virus from spreading further by breaking the chain of infections transmitted from one person to another.” “Since I am closely monitoring the situation, I am sure that we are moving towards herd immunity,” he added.
Studying infection trends in India, he said that most coronavirus cases will be asymptomatic. Patients will recover through natural immunity and vitamin boosting medication suggested by doctors. However, those with existing health conditions could develop severe complications as the virus is shown to aggravate symptoms.