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Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

‘Houseful’ creates artistic experiences that allow us to be touched by another’s creativity, while personally engaging in the process of co-creating with a performer. We’re delighted to welcome Debapriya Das, a belly dancer, to perform at Houseful in July 2019....

Cafe Obattoo – July 2019

Cafe Obattoo – July 2019

Crisp and crunchy will be Cafe Obattoo's theme in July. The unbeatable combination of sandwiches, bhel and masala vadas may leave you wishing every month was July at Cafe Obattoo! Come and feast with us on a range of flavours and textures!

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

‘Houseful’ creates artistic experiences that allow us to be touched by another’s creativity, while personally engaging in the process of co-creating with a performer. We are super excited to begin this year's artistic adventures with Vasu Dixit! Vasu's open-throated...

June Flavours

June Flavours

Café Obattoo is back with some solidly delicious fare for the new term. From Akki rottis to bondas, you won’t feel the lack of energy in our snacks on offer at the Café this month! Eat well – we have a long way to go together!

People and Places- Summer School 2019

People and Places- Summer School 2019

Every year in the month of April, we delightfully welcome our new session with the Summer School at Snehadhara.  It is a time reminiscent of the ‘lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer’ filled with tremendous gaiety, colour, fun and joy. Summer School 2019- ‘People and...

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

‘Houseful’ this year has allowed us to grasp the nuances of performances by artists and to revel in the sharing of their craft, thus revisiting the artist in ourselves. In March, we conclude this year’s Houseful event with another expression of creativity. Our artist...

March Flavours

March Flavours

If the heat of the summer is sapping you, Café Obattoo’s summer specials will put the spring back in your step. Our March flavours are focussed on keeping the fluid levels high so energy levels can follow suit. Juices and salads – sweet and savoury, tangy and tingly –...

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

We continue our journey of creativity in February with our next ‘Houseful’ event where we invite artists to explore artistic spaces with us through their craft. Our guest this month is Archana Kumar.  Archana Kumar is an independent performing artist, who prefers to...

February Flavours

February Flavours

February will be a month of steaming and frying at Obattoo Café. We’re focusing our culinary skills and imagination on lentils and cereals through this month’s menu. The garnishing and seasoning will tingle and tease your palate. Dals soaked and steamed or dals soaked...

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

We ring in the New Year with yet another ‘Houseful’ performance, exploring creativity through the artistic spaces that we create together. This month we welcome Bindhu Malini Narayanaswamy in our midst. Bindhu Malini is an Indian singer, composer, musician, music...

January Flavours

January Flavours

With the New Year our repertoire of ingredients is taking a leap at Cafe Obattoo. We are back with Chaats to entice your palate and once again the inventiveness of our Cafe Team is reflected in the diverse ingredients that inhabit the familiar chaats. Each time we...

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Christmas is the season of loving, giving and sharing joy with others. Blending the spirit of Christmas into this month’s ‘Houseful,’ we are delighted to welcome ACTS Harmony, the choir of the ACTS Secondary School, into our Centre. What could be better than children...

December Flavours

December Flavours

Each month sees the Cafe expand its range of flavours. The ingenuity of our Cafe Team is reflected in the diverse ingredients that inhabit the familiar sandwiches, smoothies and snacks. As we augment our skills this December with every new addition to the delicacies,...

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

We return with another ‘Houseful’ performance, our attempt to collectively recreate artistic spaces –immersing ourselves in the magic of creativity as creators and artists in our own lives. This month we welcome Madhulika Srivatsa in our midst. Madhulika was...

November Flavours

November Flavours

Cafe Obattoo increases its flavours in November. It continues to be inspired by the festive season retaining the traditional yet infusing the innovative zeal of the Cafe Team. We keep the focus on honing our skills with novel ways to present sandwiches, chaats and...

Kala Samvaad-Dialogue Circles

Kala Samvaad-Dialogue Circles

“If you have to choose between being liked and being heard, be heard” – Tara Jaye Frank Caregiving brings cares that only those who care actively can know from the inside. Tears, sometimes, cannot fall. Screams have to be swallowed whole. Words collect inside – thick,...

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Watching a performance together could be as thrilling as singing in harmony or acting in a multi-cast play. In the first term, we saw a glimpse of the lightness and joy that flowed from The House Concert musical evening at the Untitled Arts. That huddle of attention...

October Flavours

October Flavours

Our experiments with food at Cafe Obattoo are unabated. October brings with it innovation and creativity along with a sense of fun. Of course our focus on health and nutrition is unwavering and so we have been presenting foods that focus on specific food groups. We...

House Concert 13 with Khalid Ahamed and Varun Rao

House Concert 13 with Khalid Ahamed and Varun Rao

As the first term comes to an end, we look back with joy at the manifold interactions with all our parents. Whether it was the Home Visits, the Kala Samvaad sessions and the Open Forum over the last few months or the upcoming parent observations and report meetings,...

Obattoo Cafe: September Flavours

Obattoo Cafe: September Flavours

Our culinary journey now takes us into the traditional delicacies of Sundal. Sundal is a traditional South Indian dish (originally from Tamil Nadu) prepared for naivedyam (prasad) after pooja during religious festivals like Navratri and Janmashtami. At Cafe Obattoo,...

Obattoo Cafe: August Flavours

Obattoo Cafe: August Flavours

August brings with it something craveable—sweet, sour, tangy, spicy, and crunchy the inimitable street food- Chaat. Join us in our culinary adventure of Street Food Galore on Tuesdays.