“Six am; that’s how early the first customer turned up today. We open at 10 am. On opening day (November 7), there was a line that extended all the way to 100 ft Road,” laughs Zonu Reddy, partner, Spago Foods, who, along with her husband, Nischay Jayeshankar, has brought the iconic New York-based Magnolia Bakery to India. Located on the smorgasbord that is 12th Main Indiranagar, the bakery is fittingly or ironically (depending on how you look at it) right under a gym.Glass front, signature flower tile flooring, a frosting station, and of course, those Insta-worthy desserts: squares of Snickers icebox bars, perfectly round vanilla cheesecakes, chocolate cupcakes swathed in airy buttercream frosting from lemony yellow and peach to light green and turquoise (the swirl is trademarked in the US), ice creams, and the creamy banana pudding, welcome a steady stream of visitors.Talking about the response so far, Zonu says: “We had thought we would have to tell customers … [Read more...] about From the Big Apple to Bengaluru, Magnolia Bakery is now in India
Contrary to the popular belief that the Beatles' 1968 trip to Rishikesh set in motion their eventual fallout, it in fact delayed the split till 1970. The trip was photographed by Paul Saltzman, who is marking its 50th anniversary with the release of the book The Beatles in India. John Lennon and Paul McCartney.The Beatles wrote around 48 songs during their seven-week stay at the Chaurasi Kutia Ashram of Mahesh Yogi in Uttarakhand, now known as the Beatles Ashram. Among them were Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da, Back In The USSR and While My Guitar Gently Weeps.Photograph: Courtesy Paul Saltzman via The Beatles In India/Simon and Schuster. In February 1968, The Beatles -- John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney -- travelled to Rishikesh in what is now Uttarakhand to learn transcendental meditation at the Chaurasi Kutia Ashram of Mahesh Yogi. Contrary to the popular belief that it was this trip that set in motion the British rock band's eventual fallout, it was in fact that visit … [Read more...] about 50 years on, stunning unseen pictures of the Beatles in India!
A Trump campaign adviser’s drunken conversation with an Australian diplomat last year was one of the catalysts for the counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign. That’s according to a new report from The New York Times on Saturday.According to the newspaper, Trump campaign volunteer George Papadopoulos told Australian diplomat Alexander Downer in May 2016 that the Russian government had dirt on Hillary Clinton. Papadopoulos was with Downer, Australia’s top diplomat to the U.K., in an upscale London bar. A month prior to that encounter, Papadopoulos claims he was told by a London-based associate named Joseph Mifsud that Russian government officials had obtained Clinton emails. It is unclear whether Papadopoulos, a 30-year-old energy consultant, told anyone in the Trump campaign about alleged Clinton dirt. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to lying to the FBI about his encounters with Mifsud and at least two Russian nationals. As part of his … [Read more...] about Report: Trump Aide’s Drunken Conversation Sparked Russia Probe
Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Shulman are reportedly the proud parents of two kids as the actress appears to have given birth to her second child. It all comes after photos surfaced on the Daily Mail reportedly showing the 37-year-old actress, husband, their 3-year-old son, Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman, along with a baby carrier in tow, according to E! News in a piece published Tuesday. (RELATED:Superstar Mario Lopez And Wife Share Life-Changing News: ‘It’s A BOY!!!’) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anne Hathaway (@annehathaway) on Nov 15, 2019 at 9:23am PST A source shared that, “The Princess Diaries” star and husband were spotted visiting a park with their oldest son and the two parents reportedly took turns watching over a bassinet while the other pushed their son on the swings. (RELATED: Anne Hathaway Reveals She’s Not An Alcoholic, Just A Heavy Drinker) “They seemed in great spirits,” a source explained of the family … [Read more...] about Did Anne Hathaway Give Birth To Baby Number Two?
Beyonce opened up about the multiple miscarriages she suffered and said that it taught her that before she could be a “mother to someone else” she needed to “mother” herself. “I began to search for deeper meaning when life began to teach me lessons I didn’t know I needed,” the 38-year-old singer shared with Elle Magazine in a piece published Monday when asked about awards shows and not winning Emmy awards for her latest work. “Success looks different to me now.” (RELATED: Beyonce Mystery Solved! Tiffany Haddish Reveals Who Really Bit The Singer) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Nov 19, 2019 at 1:25pm PST “I learned that all pain and loss is in fact a gift,” she added. “Having miscarriages taught me that I had to mother myself before I could be a mother to someone else.” (RELATED: Check Out The Hottest Looks From The 60th Grammy Awards [SLIDESHOW]) The pop … [Read more...] about Beyonce Opens Up About Multiple Miscarriages And What It Taught Her About Motherhood