Flavors of orient

The hype for Chinese food in this city is never subsiding. Upholding its reputation for serving the best Chinese food in the country, Kolkata has no shortage of old and new eateries exploring the flavors of orient. Being a city of food lovers, Kolkata’s love for Oriental flavors is unappeasable. Adding to oriental genre for…

Momos and beyond

Dimsums and momos. These two words were often a cause of my childhood dilemma because I could not distinguish one from the other. Later I learnt that these were disparate names for dumplings originating in two different Asian countries. Momos as we all know it, a favorite among Indians and one of the most popular…

The Aam-affair at Flurys

Summers, a native of the tropics is more than just a throng of hot winds and searing heat. It is the season ushering mangoes to the sweltering tropics. This juicy summer stone fruit with its fragrant sweetness, exuberant texture and impeccable taste is inordinately enticing. The temptation of mangoes is unparalleled and adding to this…

Kolkata’s new pet friendly cafe:The love room.

It is not everyday that you come across a pet friendly cafe that too in city which is yet to construe the phase ‘pet friendliness’ in its true sense. The idea of pet cafes mostly originated in America and japan and India to be honest has just given in to the pet friendly initiative with…

Burger destinations in the city of joy.

Kolkata has evolved. The evolution is discerned not only in technology but also in the life style and food habit of people. It is the ever embracing nature of the kolkatans which has made the changes possible. Being a food enthusiast I tend to asses the changes by the change in food trend. Burgers, we…

MOZZARELLA STUFFED ONION RINGS

I am not particularly sure about how onion rings made its appearance in modern day cuisine, but it’s popularity can be traced back to late 1800s. Enjoyed by a diverse range of population Onion Rings make for a crackling appetizer. Onion rings for me is drool worthy be it a simple classic one or a…

BREAKING THE FAST WITH ELEGANCE: EDESIA

Breakfast, according to many is the most relevant meal of the day. While few tend to avoid it, others break the fast religiously and with style.Breakfast is essentially not a meal as celebrated as an evening snack in Kolkata. This might be due a scarcity of classic breakfast options offered by the city. To quench…

Moha pujor Moha Bhoj at THE OBEROI GRAND.

Durgotsav today, goes far beyond just a religion. It’s not only one of the biggest festivals celebrated by the Hindus all over India but one of the largest outdoor art festivals on earth. Durga puja today is not entitled or confined to a particular religion. Kolkata in particular hosts the grandest of Durga pujas in the…

ALL THINGS AAMILICIOUS AT KHANDANI RAJDHANI

When life gives you lemons you make lemonade but when life throws mangoes your way you just cannot help but make the most out of it. Well that is how Khandani Rajdhani celebrate the season of mangoes, they make the most out of them, from the skin to the pulp using every bit of the…

CINNABON AND AUNTIE ANNE’S AT ACROPOLIS MALL!

” Anyone who gives you a cinnamon roll right out of the oven, is a friend for life” ~ Lemony Snicket.   Who does not like the a bit of Cinnamon in their life? And what better way to savour it than everyone’s favorite Cinnamon rolls! Kolkata has been known to attune to new tastes. People…

THE NEW CHILI’S OUTLET AT ACROPOLIS, KOLKATA

“Food in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It is not about nutrients and      calories. It is about sharing. It is about honesty. It is about identity.” ~ Louise Fresco As far as history goes, Kolkata has always spread its arms wide to embrace the best of anything new. Of…

THE PINWHEEL CHAAT.

Chaats. Yes, We are talking about the favorite street food of India. Although most chaats originated in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, they are enjoyed equally by people living across the Indian Sub-continent! It is believed to have taken birth in the mughal kitchen during the rule of Shah Jahan. Over time as the country…