When you need your Chinese fix…China Wok is there!

“The way you cut your meat reflects the way you live.” – Confucius For many, food is an experience. It is both a science and an art. It is meant to be savored and enjoyed. In a culture with such passion for food, it is no surprise that we also like talking about it. While…

“Haarano Khabaar Phircchey Aabaar Kanshar Thalaye Khasa Khabar”

Love them, hate them, hug them or run away from them, you can’t ignore that there are a lot of Bengali people all around this country, and all over the world. While ’80s Bollywood movies usually used exaggerated stereotypes to show Bengalis, any sense of reality will tell you that there’s more to them than rosogollas,…

Star Platter for Poila Baisakh at Stadel

“আনন্দিত হৃদয়ে, জানবো বিস্ময়ে” “ঐতিহ্যে, সংস্কৃতিতে, সাহিত্যে” “এ পহেলা বৈশাখে” The Bengali New Year or Nobo Borsho is celebrated on April 14 each year. As we near the Bengali New Year eve, many many Bengalis around the world will be planning and preparing a delicious feast to share with family and friends. It is the first day…

Oye Balle…Balle…Punjab Flavour at Kolkata Peerless Inn

Nowadays, restaurant and cafe growth is so rapid here in Kolkata that if you go to a place after about 3 months you are bound to see a new restaurant or cafe there! Most of us like North Indian Cuisine, especially because of the richness and spicy preparations. On the same line, there are a…

Something’s Steamin’ Hot at The Wall

Steam cooking lends itself well to the restaurant’s concept of providing tasty and healthy food. Contrary to the belief that steaming means blandness, the flavour, aroma, colour and texture of all ingredients are intact when steam cooked rather than fried or boiled in water. A far higher level of nutrients, vitamins and minerals is retained…

A King’s Lunch

“bon appétit!“ The hotel’s service is second to none. From the warm reception of the staff, to the amazing decor, the luxurious lobby, super comfortable sofa and chairs, fantastic Mocktails and I could go on and on. We could not have been more pleased with the attention to detail. The location is also excellent for…

India Restaurant – the Biriyani delicacy

India Restaurant is a humble joint on Khidderpore that serves some delicious variety of North Indian cuisine. The ambience is having a Mughlai feeling at it. From the very entrance it provides you a whole new experience of Dining in Khidderpore. It has gone through a huge transformation. Very spacious, clean and live like king…

Succulent Bengal delicacies with twist @ Saptapadi

“Food, my eternal love” – Saptapadi (the seven steps of togetherness ) Saptapadi is quite an experience. The restaurant is a cozy & nice-the theme being inspired from “Saptapadi”-legendary bengali film casting Uttam & Suchitra. The black and white blow ups of Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen that adorn the walls of the cosy restaurant in Purna…

Take Me Home, Country Roads

Take Me Home, Country Roads                                             – John Denver Country Roads , fantastic microbrewery, relatively new, people working there are always with a smile and keen to help you out. A huge place that serves…

Famous succulent delicacies of Bengal meet at Aaheli

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” The average Bengali who might not even have heard of Irishman George Bernard Shaw, however, seems to live by Shaw’s quote.  West Bengal, with rich cultivating land, the practice of multi-cropping is quite common here has earned a fame for producing varied and good quality rice….

“Durbari ! Bahut bahut shukriyaan aap sabhi ka ”

Swissotel, Kolkata was very special for me in many ways. Since Swissotel opened in Kolkata I have been dying to be there and feel what it takes a hotel to become international and open its doors in so many places. Finally I made it. This place is definitely the best one you can stay in Kolkata…

“Stunning little Asia at Southern Avenue”

“EVERYONE EATS AND DRINKS ; YET ONLY FEW APPRECIATE THE TASTE OF FOOD” – CONFUCIUS Kolkatan never get bored of Chinese food and never stopped to appreciate those. which is why so many Chinese restaurants have managed to become so successful in the city. The most talked about upcoming addition to this list of Chinese restaurants…