Taste of Rajasthan at JW Marriott, Kolkata

The favorite luxury property town – JW Marriott Kolkata- brings to the city an eclectic food festival that celebrates the uniqueness, diversity and richness of flavors, straight from the land of Camels. Hosting a 9-day long food fiesta called ‘Taste of Rajasthan’, JW Kitchen will showcase the exquisite Rajasthani cuisine starting 18th May till 27th … Continue reading Taste of Rajasthan at JW Marriott, Kolkata

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Mango Mela at Westin Kolkata, Rajarhat

‘Gulabkhas’, ‘Dilkhush’, ‘Amrapali’, ‘Langra’, ‘Fazli’, ‘Himsagar’, ‘Laxmanbhog’ & ‘Mallika. Can you guess what this is going to be about? Well ofcourse Mangoes!! What is one thing that comes to your mind when you think of summers? Well for me it has to be the Mango and all the hoopla around it. It is more like … Continue reading Mango Mela at Westin Kolkata, Rajarhat

Folklore – where rational meets spiritual

Recently I had an i interesting interaction with emninent Occultist Meenakshii in her eeriely charming chamber in Kolkata with a couple of my fellow blogger friends. Being a Psychiatrist myself, I initially anticipated a chalk and cheese situation. However, the entire interaction gave me a new perspective and definitely busted some of the common misconceptions … Continue reading Folklore – where rational meets spiritual

All that you never knew about Palm Oil! An evening of learning and more…

Did you know that we all consume Palm Oil in some way everyday? Well atleast I didn't! Palm oil is being used in Biscuits, Chocolates, common indian snacks, medicines and even cosmetics!! However, there is very little awareness among the general population about Palm Oil. A fun interactive evening was organised by the Malaysian Palm … Continue reading All that you never knew about Palm Oil! An evening of learning and more…

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

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

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 ?

Breakfast Binge at Scarlet

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

The Kolkata Kebab Walk

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

Luxury meets Responsibility- new menu at the Eden Pavilion ITC Sonar

It was a fine winter Saturday afternoon that I got an invitation to join in the lunch for the new menu launch at the Eden Pavilion, ITC Sonar, Kolkata. I had pictured some really fancy and equally delicious plates of food well before the eat marathon started…and why not it was ITC afterall! However, as … Continue reading Luxury meets Responsibility- new menu at the Eden Pavilion ITC Sonar

The India Story

Weekends present me with a unique dilemma. How to best utilize the two days of much needed break I get from work? Having exhausted all possible avenues in the city, over the past few months, makes it a grim issue. I was brooding over this perennial weekend crisis, when I saw posters of “India Story” … Continue reading The India Story