Last night had been one of the most difficult nights of my life. Even the night before the final exams- which is the dread of every student at college- was a cakewalk compared to this ! It had begun well. Baby Sharo had retired to bed a little early than her usual 1030 ‘goodnight regime’. … Continue reading The ordeals of being a father !
Yayy!! The sale season is here. Favourite brands, best stores, the biggest discounts…we know that feeling right? So I started making a mental list of what I may need- regular wear kurtis, some blingy stuff for the festivals and shaadis, the perfect white shirt that I am forever craving for, and a sexy stilletoe to … Continue reading Pregnancy Fashion Fix
Every year, this time round, I am hit by severe Agoraphobia- fear of going out in public places. And I have my father-in-law to blame for that. The condition was still manageable five to six years back, but since then things have gone severely downhill. The fact that I cannot possibly find a cure for … Continue reading My V-Day hitch !
It has not been long that the Quirk and Quirky have made it into our fashion vocabulary. Just like an unexpected rainbow on a gloomy drizzly day, a dash of quirk to your outfit can instantly and effortlessly pep things up. Needless to say I love almost everything that is quirky. Quirk Box, the fun … Continue reading The Quirk Quotient
Asian cuisine has always been a big weakness of mine. Thus when Mamagoto, the fun Asian dining joint opened its first outlet in Kolkata it immediately made it to the top of my wishlist! Read on for my experience at the big daddy of Asian food. Located near Magma House, Park Street, the place with … Continue reading Fun Asian Eating @ Mamagoto
This in house restaurant at The Astor has long been known for serving delectable and authentic kebabs to the Kolkata. The décor and seating arrangements are comfortable and so to say ‘old world’ in the sense you have no quirky selfie walls or ‘hatke’ décor, as is seen in many of the upcoming food joints. … Continue reading Gorging on Kebabs, at the Kebab-e-Que, The Astor
Just as the mornings are the most pure part of the day so is breakfast the most important meal both nutritionaly and psyhologicaly…so says the nutrition gurus. However, it is not everyday that you get to eat a breakfast that is delicious ,hearty and pretty all at once. Needless to say I was excited to … Continue reading Breakfast Binge at Scarlet
Taking a sip from the freshly brewed makaibari tea Prasad had just served him, Lebuda glanced on the day’s paper. It had been a week since his last case, and he was feeling bored. Patesh had called him up last night to enquire about his health. “Bhalo achi re….”, he had replied. Physically there wasn't … Continue reading The Curious Case of Lebuda
You can love it, you can hate it but surely you cannot ignore it! Well that is pretty much what Delhi is. From being the country’s power capital since ancient times, Delhi goes on to be a food lovers’ paradise and the fashionistas’ perfect fix. And trust me when I say Delhi and Winter- is … Continue reading Delhi Dreams
Simple yet pretty, chic yet spiritual, flamboyant yet restrained...Pondicherry indeed is a rare concoction. It was during December 2015 that we first met this place and needless to say we fell in love. A three and half hour drive from Chennai airport transported us to the French Riviera of the East, where we spent a … Continue reading Pondicherry Pointers- Things to do in Pondy
Winters, Kolkata and Kebabs…well, all I can say is, it tastes even better than it sounds 🙂 It was a fine Saturday evening with that pleasant nip in the air, when I and my fellow Kebab hunters gathered at our first stop- Food Rocks Café. The otherwise nondescript place in a by-lane in the Beckbagan … Continue reading The Kolkata Kebab Walk
When I got an invite for the bloggers meet for the Tipsy Bull, I was raging to charge in! It was the day after the place had been opened to the public, but the DJ was in place- churning out peppy numbers. The staff appeared to be still having a practice run though, taking their … Continue reading The Charge of the Tipsy Bull !