Aaheli 24 e 24

Bengali Cuisine today has attained great popularity and a number of popular local restaurant chains have branches literally all over the country. However a quarter of a century back there was a very different picture. Bengali food was restricted to homes and except for the local Pice Hotels they were largely unavailable. Gradually a couple…

Phir bhi dil hai hindutani @ We.Desi

If you like to eat and live in the City of Kolkata you are spoilt for choice nowadays. Lots of new place are opening up and one of them is We.Desi. I was invited as part of a Bloggers Table when they opened in September but regretfully was unable to make it due to work…

Paranthe Wali Galli

When one of your dear friends happens to be a very talented Chef and you’re a foodie it’s always a happy situation to be in. Rahul Arora is as passionate about food as I am, has already gifted Kolkata with Bon Apetite the Café (Salt Lake and Hazra) and Café Pranah (Ballygunge) both of which…

Destination Good Food at Fly Kouzina

Are you one of those staunch non-vegetarians who runs in the opposite direction from anything green? Most of those who know me will certainly agree that the above describes me perfectly. I had been hearing good things about Fly Kouzina ever since it opened via friends and fellow food enthusiasts , however because its vegetarian…

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…

Citi presents Gourmet Flavors

I was delighted when the FBAI (Food Bloggers Association of India) invited me to participate in “Citi presents Gourmet Flavours” , Kolkata. I was sent across a list of participating restaurants all of which are dishing out great food in the City of Joy and finally decided to choose Saffron at The Park simply because…

Oodles of Noodles at Ban Thai

Thailand is possibly one of my favorite holiday destinations and one of the most important reasons is the absolutely splendid food you get there. I don’t know if it’s the warmth of the people, the delicious food or the holiday mood but I have very happy memories of all my visits there. There are very…

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…

Jamva Chalo Ji …. A Parsi Pop Up

Over the centuries since the first Zoroastrians arrived in India, the Parsis have integrated themselves into Indian society while simultaneously maintaining or developing their own ethnic customs and traditions. Parsi Cuisine has its own distinctive tastes and flavors and is not widespread except in places like Mumbai and parts of Western India. In Kolkata there…

Fabelle…..The Luxury Chocolate Boutique

If you love chocolate as much as I do then trust me Fabelle will become your little bit of heaven in Kolkata. A lot of people like chocolate but for me chocolate is not just something I eat and enjoy but something I feel. Good chocolate speaks to me and it has been a true…

Route 17 The New Café in Town

Route 17 is a great place to hang out and chill. I absolutely loved the vibe of the place. It has an undeniable warmth. The place has four separate sections depending on what you are in the mood for, from a seating area with lovely bright red tables to a cabana style section to a…