Checklist, Kolkata

Coming back to Kolkata after a year is one of the last things any bong wants to do. Because given a choice - he would never leave the city in the first place. But then again, that was like a decade ago. Now things have changed, and so have the bong sentiments. Being away from … Continue reading Checklist, Kolkata

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Playing Tourist in your own City – Reasons why you should definitely do it

In life and times of 'bucketlists' and 'epic itineraries', the inevitable flipside is bored and broke!!! Afterall as much as we drool, gawk and crave for all the 'pinterest-y' destinations, we need to trudge through a lot of daily humdrum to plan and execute it. But does that mean we just sit back and sulk? … Continue reading Playing Tourist in your own City – Reasons why you should definitely do it

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

A day in Boi Para – College Street, Kolkata

'Boi Para' is the endearing nickname coined for the iconic College Street Book Market. This 1.5 km long stretch in the Northern fringe of Kolkata, wears the proud badge of the largest second-hand book market in the world and largest book market in India. However, if you have been there you would know it is … Continue reading A day in Boi Para – College Street, 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

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’

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

Amar Pujo, Tomar Pujo, Sobar Pujo🙂

The very mention of Durga Pujo brings a gust of joy in our minds and a rather large grin on our faces. And for me, the best part of this festival, which is synonymous to happiness, has always been that nobody is left out of this one, big party. This is the time when the … Continue reading Amar Pujo, Tomar Pujo, Sobar Pujo🙂

Nutrience Kids Fitness Studio- Towards a fit new generation

As adults we are always fretting about fitness and diets, to lose those extra kilos that we always tend to put on. But little do we realize that the seeds of good physical health are sown from childhood. In fact, childhood obesity is on the rise and has the potential to turn into one of … Continue reading Nutrience Kids Fitness Studio- Towards a fit new generation

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 Curious Case of Lebuda 

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 

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