10 places in Kolkata perfect for your Pet-Pujo during Durga Pujo 2018

Durga Puja – the biggest festival for the Bengalis has just started! It’s that time when the city of joy transforms into a colorful paradise! These five days of madness, pandal hopping, fun and adda with family and friends is aptly accompanied with sumptuous food all the while. Indulging in some great food (meal timings go…

My recipe for ‘Maggi Momo’ and the special Maggi menu at Bon Appetit cafe!

Maggi has somehow always created memories when I am with my friends and loved ones!! Warm sweet memories that never leave you! These memories are most cherished, especially for people like me who are still searching (for past 30 years) what’s that magic which takes us back to Maggi every now and then, and still,…

Mango Festival at ‘Paranthe Wali Galli’ & their special Recipe for Mango Makki Halwa!

Sometimes I wonder how God made such amazing entities like Mango or Hilsa! One gives us the reason to bear the hot summer months, other makes us fall in love with the monsoon! I’ll come to the Hilsa few months later but as of now, let’s concentrate on the king of fruits! These days I…

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…

Try out the fresh bakes at ‘Cafe HQ’ this Christmas!!

There are some elements of unadulterated joy, childhood memories and nostalgia intertwined with this time of the year when there is a chill in the air. The schools have winter vacation and kids play around in the sun while parents love watching that. It’s Christmas in the air and a brand new year knocking on…

Parotta Kurma & Idiyappam Festival at ‘Banana Leaf’ (Vivekananda Park) till end of this year!

I do not consider myself to be someone who knows everything about something and definitely not the one who thinks he/she knows something about everything! I prefer myself to be considered as a learner, my knowledge buckets are never full and they can be filled in with more knowledge. In the end, often it turns…

‘Sanjha Chulha’ – celebrating 15 glorious years with a ‘Special 15’ menu!

Dining at Sanjha Chulha has always been a gleeful experience for me. Recently this Kolkata’s very own North Indian restaurant completed 15 glorious years of its operation. Business partners Asif Ahmed and Anup Mehrotra started off Sanjha Chulha as a small outlet on EM Buypass fifteen years back on October 10, 2002. The place is…