Sri Lanka Diaries – Part 3 – My Travelogue!

Hope you have read the first two parts of this blog post series of mine named ‘Sri Lanka Diaries’. Even if you haven’t read them, that won’t be stopping you from reading this part-3 of this travel blog series. Actually, the first two parts focus mainly on the culinary aspect of the island country whereas…

‘Blu Orchid’ and that touch of Tangra!

You cannot separate out a Bengali from his Kolkata style Chinese food! Kolkata street-style Hakka Noodles from small and medium vendors is probably the most-sold Chinese food item in the city. And yes, when it comes to Chinese, Kolkatans still think about Tangra. The city has now got several new-age Chinese joints, food chains, and restaurants…

‘Rang De Basanti Dhaba’ finds a new home at EM Bypass, Kolkata!

When life gives you lemons, ask dadi to make nimbu achaar! And when restaurants ask for your kidney for a good ol’ North Indian meal then head straight to Rang De Basanti Dhaba (RDBD)! That’s the quirkiest urban dhaba in town serving wholesome North Indian dhaba-style food at reasonable rates in a vibrant and colorful…

‘Overdose’ – the den of pocket-pleasing Asian cuisine!

I have been writing about food and restaurants for quite some time now and after all these years now I often get bored of places who try to follow a stereotype hit formula to make it big! So, nowadays, often many places look same to me, their food tastes same; it feels the drinks are…

My weekly dose of biriyani, at ‘Shimla Biriyani’

I can travel miles to get my favorite food and biriyani surely tops that list! I am a proud Kolkata style biriyani fanatic and every week (preferably on Fridays!) I have to get my dose of Kolkata style biriyani to satiate my eternal appetite for biriyanis! Lately, I realized that if I don’t get my…

Wine Tasting of Pernod Ricard India’s new premium wine ‘Campo Viejo’, at AltAir

Recently I attended a wine tasting session in my city which was truly amazing, maybe because of the fact that it was conducted beautifully, it was interactive and fun. And also the venue added its magic and made the night memorable. I believe that tasting wine in itself is an adventure that deepens your appreciation…

Rajasthani Swaad Ri Yatra – month-long Rajasthani Food Festival at Haveli Restaurant!

It’s the state that welcomes people saying ‘Padharo Mhare Des’ and keeps them entertained and enthralled with an inimitable rich cultural tadka that’s bubbling with vibrancy and colors in every nook and corner – yes, that’s Rajasthan for you! The place attracts numerous tourists every year and it’s a treat for history buffs, art and…