Red Panda – tales of an oriental hidden gem!

The city dwellers have lately developed affection for South East Asian cuisine and have started to fit in Thai or Burmese food beside the Chinese delicacies which has been ruling the Kolkata culinary scenarios for decades now. You will find several new eateries or grandiose restaurants coming up in the city serving these soul-pleasing Asian…

Buddha Smile – Awesome home style Chinese preparations!

Devouring Chinese food on weekends is extremely common amongst Bengalis. They need to have either some satisfying Chinese meal or some Kolkata style biriyani to satiate their taste buds and they wait patiently the entire week for these weekend gastronomic getaways, either with Chinese or with Mughlai cuisine. At least I have many friends (who…

Biggest food and fashion festival – Streets of India 2016

If you think of two basic necessities of human life then surely you will think of food and clothes! And we are always very keen to keep picking up such things from everywhere around us, especially when we are walking by some street side stalls of food or fashion. This kind of street shopping exudes…

Mamagoto – much loved Pan Asian restaurant – now in Kolkata!

I had been an ardent fan of Pan Asian restaurant, Mamagoto and have been recommending it to my friends ever since I had a meal at their Gurgaon Sector-29 branch three years back during a winter weekday afternoon. Their Thai dishes were so authentic that I remembered of the dishes and flavors which I had…

Chill out at Tram themed restro-bar “Tram Deepo”

Very often you won’t find two contrasting elements coming together to produce any wonder. Such was the case at the latest eatery where I was invited. This restaurant is called ‘Tram Deepo’ and as the name indicates, it is a themed restaurant and the theme is the vehicle that Calcuttans are availing since 1873, i.e….

Durga Pujo-r Mahabhoj 2016 at First Innings, Stadel

It’s always a pleasure to dine at Stadel for their unmatched hospitality and of course for the good food which is available out there. Last week I was at this place for their Durga Puja menu launch. To be honest, I was floored seeing the mouth watering delicacies which were all presented in front of…

Book your date with some great comfort food at ‘Momo I Am’!

I am one mad fan of oriental cuisine, so much so, that I have myself learnt to prepare several Chinese, Thai and Tibetan dishes at my home to satiate my oriental cravings at odd hours of the day (or night)! And each day I try to improve myself in cooking those dishes, and also try…

Exploring migrant cuisines at ‘Calcutta Stories’!

Many Kolkatans still love to call their beloved city as ‘Calcutta’, maybe to cling on to the history or to stay close to the old world charm and nearly blurred out memories of the golden bygone era of undivided Bengal. And of course food has surely been a part of those memories which signifies so…