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
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
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 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
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 ?
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
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 !
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
It is here. The season of baubles and brandy butter, carols and Christmas trees…and clearly the festive cheer is already upon us. What better way to ride this Yuletide spirit than to receive a boxful of delicious goodies from the legendary The Bakery, Lalit Great Eastern,Kolkata. The sweet surprise came in knocking at my doorstep … Continue reading The Big Box Theory