Arabian Tea House – A gateway to Dubai’s past

Today we'd talk about Arabian Tea House, Dubai.Old-timers still like to call it the Basta Art Café. It is not an exaggeration to call this neighborhood and eatery a cultural reference point of Dubai. A journey into Dubai’s past could well begin through the door of this quaint tea house in the Al Fahidi Historical … Continue reading Arabian Tea House – A gateway to Dubai’s past

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Coffee Museum Dubai – a hidden gem

For those of you who know us, would also know that me and my husband worship coffee (and tea!). Coffee for us is not just a beverage. It is like that comfort zone where you want to curl up after a crappy day or perhaps like a tight hug by a loved one when you … Continue reading Coffee Museum Dubai – a hidden gem

A Food Walk in Office Para, Kolkata

Office time, office goers and Office Para are entities in itself in Kolkata. If you thought that Wall street and New Yorkers are the only ones making a statement with their fast forward give-a-damn walks and attitude...think twice. You are yet to peep into the Metro Rail, public buses, local trains and ofcourse the business … Continue reading A Food Walk in Office Para, Kolkata

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

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

Fish Market Kolkata – ‘Macher Bajar’

I once asked one of my non Bengali friends to write me down a list of the so called 'Bong Cliches'. Yes the ones we are silently proud of but tired of hearing nonetheless. The attributes and adjectives that have made our Tagore fed clan a well defined bulge on the face of this big … Continue reading Fish Market Kolkata – ‘Macher Bajar’

Campus Bites: Places to eat inside IIMA

Food forms a very integral part of the life at IIMA, for two very critical reasons Good food is essential to instil that extra energy that all of us need desperately. Prompt and quick service, 24*7 to ensure that you get whatever you crave and whenever you crave- to act as potent stressbusters So, to … Continue reading Campus Bites: Places to eat inside IIMA

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…

Oh! Paris

2017 ends in the next few hours. Expectedly, the year has given us a fair share of highs and lows, surprises and disappointments. But as I sit down with my diary on the penultimate day of the year I do realize how special a year this had been. We changed cities, my daughter turned one … Continue reading Oh! Paris

A Day in Lucerne

Guarded by snowcapped mountains and kissed by the crystal clear waters of lake Lucerne, Luzern/ Lucerne is sure one of the prettiest towns in Switzerland. A laid back old world charm, medieval architectures, the bustling lake side and the iconic Chapel Bride are most definitely the highlights of this beautiful, little place. While we went … Continue reading A Day in Lucerne

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