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Gourmet On The Road Update |My Visit To Rajvardhan Foods| Here’s What’s Coming Up|Shout Outs Queries

Gourmet On The Road Update |My Visit To Rajvardhan Foods| Here’s What’s Coming Up|Shout Outs Queries


Hi folks, welcome to another GOTR or
Gourmet On The Road Update. As you can see, we’re shooting roadside. We’re at a place called Rajvardhan Foods
which is in Jayanagar. A very different setting from the last video
that we just released. Which was the video about my big fat Mediterranean lunch at Fava Bistro. So, I hope you’ve caught that episode. So, it’s been a while since I’ve tasted good Maharashtrian food. It’s been a while since I’ve tasted Vada Pav. And as I was looking for a place to taste Vada Pav, I discovered Rajvardhan Foods. Now this is a 20-year-old restaurant, located here in South Bangalore… … and I’ve dined and I’ve eaten here, dined doesn’t seem like an appropriate word considering the setting. But I’ve eaten here many years ago and when this popped on my radar… … I said let’s go back and try some Maharashtrian food. So we’ve tried a plethora of dishes and all of that is going to come up in another… … episode of Gourmet On The Road and also before I tell you about what I tasted… … I’m going to remind you that I’m going to talk about a couple of your comments… … that we’ve received on the YouTube channel. And I’m going to address a couple of questions, a couple of queries, and also look at a couple of shout outs. So coming back to what I tasted here, I, of course, tasted the Vada Pav. I tasted the Dabeli. I tasted two very interesting breads or pancakes if you want to call it. The Thalipeeth which comes from Maharashta. I had two versions here. One is a fasting Thalipeeth, something that you eat when you’re fasting… … the other one is a normal onion Thalipeeth. I also tasted the iconic Mumbai dish which is a Poori Bhaji and Shrikhand. The shrikhand was delicious. And I also tasted a couple of fasting foods or upvaas chi faraal, as they call it in Marathi. Basically, foods that you eat when you’re fasting. I tasted a Sabudana Khichdi and a Sabudana Vada. So, very interesting episode, very different episode coming up on Gourmet On The Road. And this one is about Maharashtrian food and the iconic Mumbai Vada Pav. And moving on to the questions or comments that I would like to address. Well, this is an interesting one. This
comes from Sakina Khumri. Sakina says, “Hello sir, after seeing your video on Ranganna Military Hotel, I had been there… … very disappointed with the taste, food
quality, and service… … would request you to give genuine reviews and comments in your video.” Well Sakina, at the outset, it feels sad that you went to a place that was featured on Gourmet On The Road… … and you had a bad experience. Now, at the outset, when we’re tasting food in a restaurant… … we’re tasting the food that anybody eats. We’re sitting at the restaurant like any other customer and we’re eating that food. When I talk about a particular dish, I talk about my reactions with respect to the dish. I can guarantee you that it is genuine. It’s what I feel about that particular dish at that point in time. When we go to a restaurant, we’re paying our bills. Even right now, right here… … we’ve tasted a whole bunch of dishes.. And I’ve got this big, long bill, right here
that we’ve paid for. I think we’ve tasted some 11 or 12 dishes and we’ve paid for this bill. So every review that you see in Gourmet
On The Road is genuine. Every review that you see in Gourmet On The Road is something that I’ve tasted… … and something that I’ve genuinely felt. We don’t do paid reviews. Now it can so happen that sometimes, you know, all of us have different tastes. What may appeal to you may not appeal to me. And what may appeal to me may not appeal to you. Sometimes it’s just a question of that.
Sometimes it’s a question of expectations. So you’re used to food in a certain way, and you go in and you find that the food is not… … in that particular way, in that particular style. You feel disappointed. It happens to me.
I hear about some great restaurants… … some great dishes from my friends and I go there and I find that it’s not what I had expected. I find it underwhelming. Now is the food to blame there? Perhaps not. Sometimes it’s just about what you expect from your taste perspective… … and what is dished out at the restaurant. The other thing that can also happen is that sometimes, restaurants can have a bad day. Now, for instance, you know, there are
places that I go to… … so, let’s say if I’m going to a particular biryani place which is iconic. I know that when I go to that restaurant at 12:30 pm, I know the quality of the biriyani that I eat… … there is going to be hugely superior to the biryani that gets served out at let’s say 3:30 pm or 4 pm. Whilst you may argue that should not be the case, but that is the case. You know, the point is that this business is driven by people and sometimes, things can go wrong. Sometimes the cook can have a bad day or sometimes, things don’t go right. There are chances that sometimes you may find the food in the restaurant to be… … not what you expected from the review. But I can assure you this one thing… … that every review that we do at Food Lovers TV, every review that we present on Gourmet On The Road… … is 100% honest, sincere, and genuine. So I do hope, Sakina that you will continue to look at Gourmet On The Road… … reviews and go back and taste more food. Don’t let one experience take away from your culinary or your foodie adventures. The next question is from Suresh Kumar. Suresh Kumar says, “Everything is good, but the sad part is that the cameraman shooting these videos… … that is you right there, “without eating and seeing you eating in front of him… … believe you will treat him after the shoot.” Well, you know, that’s one of the things at Food Lovers, we’re always surrounded by food. So every shoot that we go to… … even when the cameras stop rolling, there is food always around! So Suresh Kumar I appreciate your conern but yes… … there’s a lot of food, and all of us enjoy
the food that’s out here. A couple of shout outs. This one is by Hemant Trivedi. Hemant Trivedi writes to us from Texas.
He says “I was gifted by YouTube with your first video… … for me to watch, which was you spending a couple of days at Harley Estates… … your coverage piqued my interest and followed you for some part of your Tamil Nadu food tour on the road… Coming back to introduce myself, I am a now retired chef, staying in Texas. I’m so much in love with food that I feel that at 70 years old, I need another set of next few lives… … cooking and enjoying the food. I love the way you speak about the dish. It makes my chef heart happy… … that there is a lover of food doing justice to a chef’s effort to satisfy a client.” Hemant, wonderful to hear from you, hear from you all the way from Texas. And wonderful to learn that you’re a chef. I feel the same way. A few lifetimes are not enough to taste all… … the glorious food that’s out there,
waiting to be explored. Thank you so much for watching. There is also another message that we’ve received from Ramit439. Ramit says, “Beautiful rundown of food explaining the history of Shivaji Hotel… … their food preparations, and of course your personal way of making eating food look so inviting… … and delicious. I can almost taste each
morsel with you.” Well, Ramit, that’s certainly the intent. When I’m out here tasting all these dishes… … today I tasted 12. And to be honest, I feel quite stuffed at the end of it. I’m tasting these for you, our viewers… … out there. When I’m tasting this, I want you to get a sense of what these dishes are all about. So thank you once again for all those comments, for all those queries, for all those questions. Keep them coming in. Do subscribe to Food Lovers TV. Share the videos on your social media channels. Do look out for this episode on Rajvardhan Foods covering the iconic Mumbai Vada Pav… … Misal Pav and all the other dishes. And if you’d like to support Food Lovers, do log onto www.foodlovers.in and click on the… … Support Food Lovers Banner. Until the next time, happy eating!

79 thoughts on “Gourmet On The Road Update |My Visit To Rajvardhan Foods| Here’s What’s Coming Up|Shout Outs Queries”

  1. I took my brother to Rajanna before. I gave him high expectations and once he ate there he said what's the big deal about it. His reference is always the Thalassery Biriyani. We tasted the same dish, but both of us had a different experience.

  2. Brother, I wish sooner one day you come to Chennai and taste the Ya Mohideen Biriyani-Pallavaram and Arcot Biriyani-Porur.

  3. Hi sir… I'm from Rajasthan… I m also teacher. I like ur presentation. It's wonderful. Please do come to Rajasthan.

  4. சித்மா நம பஹச பய பலம் நாம ஜன சிக்லோம் நம says:

    Super super good welcome

  5. Come to Indore, I can host you and show you around. It's the food capital of MP, trust me you won't be disappointed.

  6. Where were u all these days? I often see young people doing this type of content? Anyways ur a perfect example to show that age is just a number

  7. Please add a rating how worth is the food for the money paid. Please mention the price while you rate underneath.

  8. Hi all.. please dont go to any restaurant on weekends… because of crowd the taste vary… I have noticed this… please go on week days.. and you will be experienced.. 90% will be same… and rest 10% varies…

  9. Would love it if you visited microbreweries and shot a video similar to the dosa one, where you try out a variety of beers across the city.

  10. Sir, Food Lovers TV is aTwo in One in channel – Genuine food Reviews and English-language learning sessions!

  11. Sir make a video on different thalis a part from that I like the way u present about food keep going on expect daily a video from u as much as possible

  12. Hi I jus wanted u to review dindigul thalapakatta biryani in jayanagar so that it helps us to go there cuz I respect alot with ua honest reviews abt d food so pl try this I've not tried till now with that hotel …. Ty😀

  13. Can u pls give us tips on fine dining, wines, fork spoon arrangements etc? Different types of wines people drink, under different occasions.

  14. Hi sir, i follow many food channels on you tube and find your style of presenting the best. Wherever you go people show respect to you which is a sign of a man who knows a lot about food. Thanks for your channel.

    One request i have is if you intend to visit some famous cafes or pubs as well in Bangalore. Like the truffles would be a good way to begin. And lasty, any plans of a meetup?

    I hope you read my comment. All the very best. Have a sumptuous day ahead.

  15. This is entirly to those who have commented negatively …food styles and taste will vary place to place people to people here they are recommending based on people review u may have not liked but it was best and tasty food to that locality people so when u were in that place u can taste nd if u lioed it u may go oftn again otherwise change ur priority but dnt blame for their reviews bcz each and evryone taste may varies a lot ………so u focus on foods which u were intrested and comfortable someone like spicy so u nvr like any good spicy foods so u sort of low spicy foods and taste them thats it…..😊but nvr comment negatively abt food bczany people wont have food at all. ……taste tge style if u want taste again but nvr say thats the bad taste bcz somewill wbe liking it lot as like ur fav diah it will other fav dish too …..

  16. Your english is awesome and the way you converse , put yourself out there and justify your reviews is fantastic. Your adjectives and descriptions are absolutely great I felt that had to be complimented too . That's one of the best things about your channel that pulls me in to watch. 👏👏

  17. You are 100% right on briyani taste. Briyani hotels it's always better to be there by 1pm.
    By the way I am really impressed on narrating the taste of your dosa episode,and the way you eat it with your three fingers is somewhat awesome

  18. The food lawyer ….Kudos to Aman for defending the place and the food that he consumes..It needs panache and finesse to speak from a benefit of doubt perspective and address the crisis at ease lucidly.

  19. Do visit Purnabramha Maharashtrian restaurant owned by ex Infosys employee. It offers all Marathi cuisines from breakfast to dinner.

  20. Kripal,

    Thqnks for your mention of my comments.
    Looking forward to your coming up videos of Maharashtriqn food.
    Dabeli is essentially Kachhi Gujarati fast food.They have another kachhi
    item called Kachhi Kadak. What happened to dosa episode 2nd part ?
    Do you know that your episodes are addictive ??

  21. Types of people!
    1. Likes naati style
    2. Who expect entirely pricey ingredients(like basmati rice even for donne biryani or naati style biryani)
    3. Expects required ingredients for required food (which gives the required taste).
    Make sure you force yourself into the third category.
    Then you won’t be disappointed at majority of places.
    Lastly, you cannot fake the feeling or expressions on your face when you really like or dislike the food.
    Very good work Sir. Keep it up😊

  22. No i don't feel you have much experience in the field of tasting.. Bad reviews, not at all honest

  23. 🍁…I love the sincerity and the professional way with which you conduct each food review. Love the q&a….very insightful. In my opinion you are one of the finest connoisseur's and critics of food that India possesses. I wish to encourage you in continuing to bring first class reviews to your viewers all over the world!. Thank you for referencing my comment as this was entirely unexpected.

  24. I think you are gonna storm the country with your energy and the unmatched communication skills… I feel food is just one part that I get back to you every time, you have inspired me the ways to communicate. Keep it going lots of love… 👌💯👏

  25. Sir, Please try Vijay dabha near Krishnagiri.I personally feel their food is authentic dabha style..It is more than 20 yrs old

  26. Yippee…. me maharashtrian typical marathi mulgi… so happy u dared try something else other than South Indian or oriental

  27. Hi sir… I am a foodlover.. So as an IT professional don't much time to explore… I am a regular follower of u r channel.. The way of communicate about its too good… why don't you come to odisha to explore odia food… Waiting thanks🙏🙇

  28. one request sir , do not upload the update video. kindly upload the final video. this has created lot of confusion.which video is update one and which is the final video. i am interested in the final video where u taste and rate the food

  29. U should take a look at the special 'Ubutto' place in Bangalore. They make different types of hot poli, very tasty

  30. @food lovers TV: pl do visit northern Karnataka and southern Maharashtra such as Belgaum, Bijapur, Kolhapur and Solapur.. Food delicacies are worth exploring there.. Keep up the good work..😊

  31. About the comment on ranganna military.. I agree that it depends on one’s taste.. I’m a Malayalee, born & raised in Bangalore, I have more diverse taste & enjoy Kannada dishes, including the military style dishes… I even make them at home but can’t say the same about my in laws who grew up in Kerala & now live in Bangalore, they donot like military style or any style except their style.. so yeah it’s mostly the taste of a person!

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