Café ICanFlyy

Café ICanFlyy the recently opened Café is certainly special. The “special” quotient comes from the Special needs youngsters Prakriti , Komal , Mudita , Saloni and Udita who aid with service and provide a heartwarming experience. Co-founded by the Mother – Daughter Team of Minu & Preeyam Budhia… this happy cozy place is a labor…

Summer Specials at Gabbar’s Bar & Kitchen

Gabbar’s with its desi bolly swag and quirky plating is always one of those places I greatly look forward to dining in. It’s what I call “fun dining” from start to finish because the food tastes as good as it looks. I was recently invited for a preview of their Summer Menu and was as…

The Grid

I am writing this post after multiple visits to The Grid and its fast become a favorite place to hang out not just because of the ambiance and vibe but the delicious food served up by Chef Chiranjib Chatterjee and his Team. The brainchild of Gourav and Ritika Karnani spread across 10,000 square feet and…

Of Winter Evenings and Alfresco Dinners in The City of Joy

Though I was born in Kolkata I spent my childhood primarily in the North, hence I love long cold winters which many of my friends in the city don’t. Sadly Kolkata barely has really cold winters but the best way to enjoy the season in my opinion is to dine alfresco so I can combine…

Kolkata Market by Karen Anand Third Edition at Taj Bengal

When my friend Anindya who also writes a lovely blog called Pikturenema along with his wife Madhushree called and asked me if I would join in for a Bloggers Table hosted by Karen Anand to showcase her products specially curated by the wonderful Chef’s from Taj Bengal I naturally accepted his warm invitation. I have…

JW KITCHEN , Multi Cuisine All Day Dining

The City of Joys culinary and hospitality scenario has received a huge shot of adrenalin with the launch of the glittering and elegant JW Marriott. The Marriott Group has almost 6000 hotels and resorts in over a 100 countries globally and it’s made a statement entry into Eastern India with the Kolkata JW Marriott. I…

Bodega Cantina-Y-Bar presents Dia des los Muertos

Dia des los Muertos or Day of the Dead is an interesting holiday celebrated in Mexico during November 1 & 2. Even though this coincides with the Catholic holiday called All Soul’s & All Saint’s Day, the indigenous people have combined this with their own ancient beliefs of honoring their deceased loved ones. In most…

SMOKE HOUSE DELI , KOLKATA

Good food and great friends are the perfect combination. Throw in some delicious cocktails and a festive mood with Diwali being around the corner and you have an absolute winning hand. The Kolkata Food Fanatics had their monthly meet at Smoke House Deli, Kolkata and we had a super fun evening. We ordered from a…

My Peshawari Experience during Restaurant Week India

Cellar Door Hospitality with Ola – the popular mobile app for transportation – today announced the return of Restaurant Week from Friday, 16th September to Sunday, 25th September, 2016, featuring the country’s finest restaurants across Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. Reservations exclusively on http://www.restaurantweekindia.com. Restaurant Week India gives discerning food enthusiasts the opportunity…

Kolkata are you ready for the MoBar Mojo!

Monkey Bar is finally here in The City of Joy. Bought to us by Olive Cafés South Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Olive Bar and Kitchen Pvt. Ltd, one of India’s premier stand-alone restaurant brands, helmed by award winning Chef Manu Chandra and hospitality operations expert Chetan Rampal, it was first launched in Bangalore in…

Paris Café

Charming is the word that comes to my mind when I think of Paris Café. It truly does have a Parisian vibe and is a lovely place to drop in for coffee or a bite. What was an unexpected surprise was the wonderful dinner that we had. I had visited the newly opened Paris Café…

MANGO MANIA AT FLURYS

The Mango is our National fruit and is popular across the country age no bar. Juicy, delicious and versatile it can be eaten both raw and ripe, cooked and uncooked, paired with savory or sweet. No wonder then it is such a favorite and I am no different. As a child it takes me back…