Iftaar spread at Sanjha Chulha – the Awadhi way

My memories of the month of Ramadan goes back to my childhood days when 'nanku' our frail gatekeeper with large myopic glasses and anecdotes of all kinds in his inventory, would fast all day and give small treats to me and my sister after sundown everyday through a month. It was from him that we … Continue reading Iftaar spread at Sanjha Chulha – the Awadhi way

To be a Father or a Mother, that is the question !

As the wheels touched down on the tarmac, I got a rude jolt. I had arrived at Ahmedabad, putting a distance of two thousand miles between me and my family. As I swung the backpack on my shoulders, it felt heavier than what it was back home. A lot was riding on my shoulders, and … Continue reading To be a Father or a Mother, that is the question !

TIRETTI BY TAK HENG

What is the first thing that flashes in front of your eyes the moment you hear Tiretti? Well for any true Kolkata’bashi’ it has to be the buzzing, not-so-clean Chinese Bazar dishing up authentic comfort Chinese breakfast in Poddar Court area. Soups, momos, home made sauces and noodles- you name it they have it. Unfortunately … Continue reading TIRETTI BY TAK HENG

Peppy Twists to Summer Basics

Dressing up in Summers can often be nightmarish for people like us, thronging the tropics of the Earth. Specially for outings during the day, even the thought of heavy clothes and chunky, metal jewellery is a blooper. From metal rashes, to melting makeup and from sweaty underarms to synthetics sticking to the body, summers can … Continue reading Peppy Twists to Summer Basics

Serafina – New Menu Launch

Perched in the top floor of Quest Mall, Kolkata, Serafina is an Italian Fine Dining restaurant that has already curved out a niche for itself and gained a reputation for serving the best Pizza and Tiramisu in the town for sometime now! Needless to say I was pretty excited when I was invited to be … Continue reading Serafina – New Menu Launch

Burnt Garlic – New Menu Launch

Burnt garlic is a family casual dining restaurant located in the ground floor of Priya Cinema, Deshopriyo Park.  I was invited to the launch of their New Menu launch sometime back along with my fellow foodie friends. Fun, innovative ,delicious and smartly priced the new menu is a head turner and refutes some previous not … Continue reading Burnt Garlic – New Menu Launch

Lavender Imaginations – Your Knick Knack Fix

Cool, quirky, creative and affordable ….. is that the combination you are looking for? Then look no further as Lavender Imaginations is surely your fix. Brainchild of two school friends, Rajendrani  and Swagata, the lavender bloomed a few years ago as a natural extension of their passion.  Eventually one thing led to another and now … Continue reading Lavender Imaginations – Your Knick Knack Fix

PGPX Diaries, Chapter 2: Classes, Cases and Crashes

“May Day. May Day. Crash landing imminent. Brace yourselves for impact. “ That’s the kind of message getting broadcasted in our minds right now. It’s been 2 weeks into the PGPX regime, and we are way past the ‘dreamy-eyed-so-excited-to-be-here’ phase. Reality has hit us, and hit us hard. From campus hopping selfie taking new recruits, … Continue reading PGPX Diaries, Chapter 2: Classes, Cases and Crashes

The Satyajit Ray Short Film Festival @ Nandan

Hailing from a typical bengali family in Kolkata, Satyajit Ray and Feluda have been as organic to me as macher jhol and nolengur ever since childhood.  And why only me! It would not be an exaggeration if I say that Ray and his works have been a part of our being. From the suave bong … Continue reading The Satyajit Ray Short Film Festival @ Nandan

ThreeSixtyThree @ The Oberoi Grand- the new deliciousness in town

It is for a reason that The Oberoi Grand is fondly called the Grand Dame Of Kolkata. Needless to say ever since I heard about their newly opened All Day Dining space, Threesixtythree0, it made straight to the top of my ‘to-go’ places. I cannot thank Zomato more as they invited me to their lunch … Continue reading ThreeSixtyThree @ The Oberoi Grand- the new deliciousness in town

MBBS to MBA: 1st Day at PGPX, IIM Ahmedabad

This is Sparta. That is exactly the kind of feedback that I got from every alum when I had tried to speak to when I had finally got a call for PGPX, at IIM, Ahmedabad. But such is the charisma of the institute that despite getting calls from some other top institutes from the country, … Continue reading MBBS to MBA: 1st Day at PGPX, IIM Ahmedabad

Palm Oil- A viable natural alternative ?

As Malaysian Palm Oil council completed 100 Years, we were invited for an interactive session on the benefits of palm oil, along with other bloggers from the city. Palm Oil (also known as dende oil), is an edible vegetable oil, derived from the fruit of the oil palms. It is supposed to have a high … Continue reading Palm Oil- A viable natural alternative ?