New Year Specials from Mio Amore

Eliminating consumer choices can greatly reduce Anxiety for shoppers. Simply put, too many choices increases the amount of time and effort it takes to settle on something. Like many others, I’m too intimately familiar with Mio Amore, and can testify to it’s veracity- every time I’m in Savouries’ Dream, I’m paralyzed by the choices I…

Who made the first fruit cake ?

The name “fruitcake” is formed from a combination of the Latin fructus, and French frui or frug. Forget the history ! Love it or hate it, the craze for fruitcakes never goes away. Perhaps, we Bengali are one step ahead with it ! কেকের গন্ধে ও উৎসবের সাজে সেজে উঠেছে শহর !! আর অন্য সব…

Christmas Cakes

কেকের গন্ধে ও উৎসবের সাজে সেজে উঠেছে শহর !! Christmas eve brings everyone together but how can the festive season be complete without a delicious cake?I’ve always loved walking past their counter and glancing to see their lovely collection every time ! It was hard for me to choose what to buy since I wanted…

Afraa Deli @ Acropolis Mall, Kasba

This place is part of the “Food Court” – Kasba Acropolis Mall. This place is wonderful. Fresh ingredients. Friendly staff. Fast service. Lots of great options. Came here for a quick snack/lunch. Upon ordering, they guided us through the process and told us their specialty. I Ordered Grilled Chicken Wrap.  This is a MUST get….

Cafe Coffee Day @ Bangur

Loved this place! The decor is modern and inviting. The space is huge. Good to working as well as catching up with friends. Lots of seating, though you may have to wait a bit to snag a table during prime time. Very awesome and upscale vibe for a coffee shop. They have a few high…

KFC @ Uttarpara

First off, I was watching the Food Network the other day (always a bad idea, it just leads to cravings) and they were airing a segment on fried chicken. Within seconds my mouth begins to water and my stomach is calling out for fried chicken. KFC has opened a new outlet at Uttarpara. This KFC…

Afraa Deli @ Cc2, Chinar Park

Who doesn’t love a cafe that never closes?! Their kitchen doesn’t close either and you can have a quality English Breakfast anytime you want. We caught a show next door and during break I needed a pick me up. Luckily I could grab refreshing Tamkai . Delis’s very own summer cooler with grape, guava juice,…

Cafe Coffee Day @ Garia

Since it was close to where I was heading with my brother, I decided to give it a try. One more outlet of Cafe Coffee Day, which is having a great presence in my professional and well as personal life. The interior is cozy. Once the coffee is made, they call out by the order…

Banchharam’s Sweet Shop @ Santoshpur

Order at the counter, find a place to stand, wait for call, grab your food! I was very excited to try this branded sweet shop as it’s something that I dont’ visit often. My friend and I got the Radha Ballavi comes with Alur Dom. An ideal breakfast idea among bengalis breakfast recipes for any…

Plaite by Bijoli Grill @Ajoy Nagar

I personally a huge fan of such foods which are becoming extinct nowadays, but whenever time permits, I do visit such shops and had my share of these delicacies. Bijoli Grill is the top brand name in organised catering in Kolkata serving for around 50 years. Plaite is comparatively new imitative in retail food sector…