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  • A native journey with Renaissance Dhaka Gulshan

    Located in the heart of the capital, Renaissance Dhaka Gulshan Hotel, a part of Marriot International portfolio, made its debut in Bangladesh on December 18.

  • Tête-à-tête at Tantaba T

    We don’t need an excuse to drink tea. Nevertheless, if you do need one — it’s winter, a season that calls for endless chitchats over a soothing cup of hot tea.

  • Mithaiwala’s place

    The word ‘mithai’ has the same meaning in lexicons of Bengali, Urdu, and Hindi languages, and evokes the same sense of pleasure, and joyous emotions we feel in celebrations and festivities across the subcontinent.

  • ISHO opens its first retail outlet in Dhaka

    Popular furniture brand ISHO, operating under parent company Dekko ISHO Group, has launched its first brick-and-mortar store in the capital. The store was inaugurated on November 16, 2019.

  • Truefitt & Hill: A regal grooming

    The year 1805 holds a historic chapter in the history of the world — Thomas Jefferson became the president of the United States of America for a second term, and Nelson found victory in the Battle at Cape Trafalgar;

  • BelleAme biscuits launched

    New Zealand Dairy Products Bangladesh Limited has launched BelleAme, a new premium biscuit brand, through a press briefing on 17 October, 2019 in the Daily Star Centre’s A.S. Mahmud Seminar Hall.

  • Going Green with Modern Archetype

    In this maze of monstrous apartments and towering condominiums, we have lost the vegetation that once prevailed in Dhaka.

  • Right Nau

    “We felt that Dhaka needed a place that offered quality snacks. More often than not, we find ourselves consuming entire meals in the name of a light evening snack. So, we wanted to introduce a genuine snack item,” stated Daniel Rahman, one of the co-owners.

  • Besh Jomjomat!

    The name of the cafe makes you think that the place is hustling and bustling. However, you would be wrong to think so. The interior decor of the cafe takes you back a few decades— to more simpler times!

  • World’s oldest barber-shop now in Dhaka

    Having groomed the monarchs of Great Britain for over 200 years through nine consecutive reigns, Truefitt & Hill continues the legacy by bringing their worldliness to Dhaka. Get yourself groomed by The Royal Warrant Holders to H.R.H The Duke of Edinburgh, like their

  • The ISHO way to décor

    For truly comfortable homes and efficient office workspaces, the right furniture is key. Modern living demands a certain balance, which is difficult but vital to strike.

  • Bromley Bee Early Years — a boon for your baby

    As most parents would agree, sending your precious little one to school for the very first time can be a daunting experience.

  • Hydrobaby: Spa for your little one

    Raising children in a city like Dhaka is no small feat. Challenges of all manners routinely plague the daily lives of us parents.

  • House of Ahmed: the new face of luxury ethnic couture in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh is the land of legendary artisans who have mastered their skills through years of specialised practice, and by the generations, these skills are passed down.

  • Indian cuisine

    Kurry Accent: Rediscovering Indian cuisine

    You have had Indian food many, many times, in many places, and not just in Bangladesh, or India. The whole world loves it. And probably that's why restaurateurs love serving it! But so much fervour there is about it, and so familiar the cuisine is to us, that you may wonder what new can yet another restaurant bring.

  • Power to the flower

    Whenever I try closing my eyes, and maybe take a power nap, I am instantly relocated to the Bahamas in my reverie. Call it hallucination or not, it does not matter…for every single time I am enjoying thoroughly; sipping coconut water, lounging on beach chairs, with hair flowing in the wind.

  • Dough on the Go hits Dhaka!

    If you are looking for a quick fix, let that be in the wee hours of night or after a long day's work, call or Facebook search the page “Dough on the Go”, and let partners Azwad Sabbir Ozzy, Kishwar Hashemee and Tahsinul Islam (Bob) bring you your pizza of dreams!

  • Edith: the patisserie of wonderland

    Arbab Musa fell in love with food when he was only in second grade. He started spending more time with his mother in the kitchen than anywhere else.

  • Jatra Mela's journey

    In a tungsten glow and hyped ebullience, Jatra, a celebration of folk culture and Bangladeshi traditions in the form of artistic clothes, accessories and furniture, hosted its newest venture, Jatra Mela.

  • Pier 138: Seafood with - A Touch of Finesse

    Located on Road #138 of Gulshan 1, Pier 138 offers you the experience of seafood fine dining at a reasonable price.

  • OBHAI promises safety: simple commitments featuring smooth ride

    The concept of ride sharing is comparatively new in Bangladesh. After its introduction in late 2016, the number of ride sharing services has significantly increased till now, allowing multiple options for people to choose from. In a ride sharing service, personal transports are needed to register and start serving as a rider. But there are certain essential aspects which must be managed to ensure smooth rides.

  • Finally! A Pilates Studio

    On screen Bollywood actresses keep us awed with their toned, zero cellulite physique, and flawless beauty. And in our subconscious mind, the thought resonates — 'only if!' We believe that if we had access to a world-class trainer, we could take our glamour quotient up a notch.