Sankranti suggi at Halli Mane
The Hindu ,Metro plus Bangalore
Jan 13 2005

The idea is to keep our culinary flag flying high

AVAREKAYI BELE bhaath, aambode, obbattu saaru, majjige huli, kootu, gasgasey paaysa, holige, pachadi, gojju, maavinakayi chatni... .to many it will bring lip-smacking memories of a cuisine unsullied by instant mixes and powders. Of firewood, smoky kitchen, and bustling women fragrant with the aroma of food. To the uninitiated, welcome to authentic festival oota of Karnataka. This is one food festival you'd better not miss
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Welcome to a village home
The Times of India
5 Sep 2002, PRIYA BALA,TNN
Malleshwaram, if you're the type that doesn't venture beyond Anil Kumble Circle, is a happy mix of the cool and the conventional. Old homes with signs outside that say `Veena classes' share the same street as smart apartments. Iyer Mess is only a short way from a hip cafe. Trendy young things jog in lycra and sneakers, passing Kanjeevaram-clad mamis ambling to the temple. Hallimane, the new restaurant just off leafy Sampige Road, blends seamlessly into this neighbourhood vibrant with life and local colour. As the name indicates, the restaurant recreates the warmth and simplicity of a village home. The award-winning Mistry Architects Read more

Celebrate at Hallimane
Deccan herald
3 September 2005, - Namratha Iyengar
If you are tired of trying to concoct the perfect sweet or snack on Gowri Ganesha, simply head to Halli Mane, 3rd ross,Sampige Road, Malleswaram.

Halli Mane is hosting a special feast on the event of Ganesha Chaturthi. In true Gowri-Ganesha tradition, Halli Mane will prepare not only a full meal but also more than 50 snack items that are special to the festival. Read more

A desi delight for the gourmet
The Hindu
Jun 18, 2002
ENTER Halli Mane and you would forget you are in the heart of the Silicon City. Halli Mane (meaning a village house in Kannada) is the latest addition to the city's culinary map Read more

Defintive Must-Eat List for Bangalore
The Times of India
1 Dec 2003
Halli Mane - The name means a village home and that's what it looks like. Mangalore tiled roofs and terracotta floors contribute to its rustic charm. Problem is, with the two level packed at most times -- with Malleshwaram mamis , the college set and office-goers Read more

Village eatery in the heart of city
Food & Nutrition World
Bangalore’s Hallimane is a restaurant set in rural ambience and offers a wide range of traditional and modern dishes. What’s in a name? Everything, if you go by what this theme restaurant situated in Bangalore’s Malleshwaram area, has to offer. Read more

Spice Route
The New India Express
10 April 2006
The moment you enter Hallimane, you’re reminded of a typical village house in Karnataka. From the carved doors to the Rangoli floor and the curved stairs to the pleasant look, Hallimane proves to be a pleasant surprise to all it’s first time visitor. Read more