Momo I Am

The Momo is a south Asian variety of Dumplings that are said to have originated in Tibet. Served steamed or fried with a variety of meat and vegetable fillings its popularity has soared across the country. From roadside vendors to fine dine restaurants the Momo has made quite a culinary journey. Reevu Wangdi and Pravakar…

The Whistling Kettle

A walk on the Mall in Darjeeling, a ride on the lovely little toy train in the hills …. Memories of happily stuffing your face at Keventer’s, if you’re partial to these then you will love The Whistling Kettle. The Nathmull’s Tea Boutique with a great selection of their tea’s as well as a beautiful…

The New Menu at Serafina Kolkata

Serafina serves up some of the best Italian food in the City of Joy. My visits there have always been a culinary treat that I look forward to every time I dine there. Twirls of Pasta cooked just right, the perfect crust on my Pizza and Tiramisu to die for is what I associate most…

Vintage Asia

I have to admit I am a little partial to Asian Food though I love all kinds of food as those of you who read my blog will know. Vintage Asia at the JW Marriott , Kolkata was the venue for the New Year meet for my foodie group the Kolkata Food Fanatics. My mad…

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…

My Big Fat Belly

Passion is the word that I would most associate with Aakarshh and Adarsh Bhargava. I first met them at Streets of India at Swabhumi a few weeks back. I had heard a very positive buzz about My Big Fat Belly or BFB as they refer to it. I liked my interaction with them and I…

STREETS OF INDIA AT SWABHUMI,KOLKATA

When I look back to my childhood, spent primarily in cities like Kanpur, Jullundur, Delhi and Baroda beside Kolkata of course I have very happy and fond memories. My love of food from varied places as well as my ability to appreciate and make friends came from being the new kid in school or in…

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…

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…

Red Hot Chilli Pepper (Salt Lake)

This restaurant is part of the same group which started Red Hot Chilli Pepper in Ballygunge almost two decades back and serves up some great Chinese cuisine. There are now 4 branches in the city including this one and they flourish as Kolkata’s love for Chinese endures. They serve a lunch buffet for INR 525/=…

Momo Happiness at The Blue Poppy

The Momo is a type of dumpling native to Tibet. It is similar to Chinese baozi or Japanese gyoza. The dish is believed to be of Tibetan origin and since then has spread to other neighboring countries by Tibetan refugees. Momo is a type of steamed bun with some form of filling. It has become…