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Masale Dose at Vidyarthi Bhavan

Vidyarthi Bhavan is an old charm eatery located in the hustling and busy Gandhi Bazaar Main Road, Basavanagudi. Transalated to English it means ‘Student’s Eatery’ and is famous for its crispy masale dose. It has been popular with the old timers and continues to be popular with the new generation as well, the huge number of people who wait for a seat whenever you go there is a proof for that.

Living within a small walks distance from this place, I was unaware of it till it was introduced to me by my father. He had lived in this locality for a couple of years around 40 years back and was a regular to Vidyarthi Bhavan. He tells nothing much has changed since then and now except for the taste.The taste he says come down drastically and there is nothing special which warants the huge crowds which one sees here. But whatever it is, he generally manages to visit it once when he is in Bangalore. (more…)