‘Hao Chi’ food festival at Hyatt Regency, Kolkata is a crowd-puller!

I am certain that at least half of my reader population by now knows I am a sucker of Oriental cuisine! And actually, since I am based out of Kolkata, it’s pretty easy for me to pamper my taste buds with these flavors because we have got a plethora of places serving a huge variety…

Konnichiwa Kolkata! – Japanese Food Festival at The Westin (Kolkata)

Kolkatans get their basic nutrition from food, adda and lyad! We have always embraced various cuisines from across the globe with open arms and in last couple of years, the city has seen some Japanese eating houses opening their doors over here (and one has closed down as well), thus developing the palate of the…

Touch of Baisakhi in Kolkata – Baisakhi menu at Saffron, The Park

Mid of April marks Poila Baisakh for Bengalis, Bohag Bihu for Assamese and Baisakhi for Sikhs. Baisakhi is actually a spring harvest festival for Sikhs and it also honors the formation of Khalsa panth of warriors, Guru Gobind Singh founded this Sikh warrior community! Baisakhi is a time to visit Gurdwaras, socialize and celebrate with…

The Lords and Barons – a touch of Royal pub dining in Kolkata!

Somehow Kolkatans love beautiful architecture, especially if it’s from the Victorian era. The intricate carvings, high ceilings and larger than life structures and architectures have always fascinated us. In fact, most of the iconic Calcutta structures, sculptures and buildings like Writer’s Building, GPO, Indian Museum, Victoria Memorial, etc were built during the British era by…

Sagan Nu Patru Jamva Chalo ji – Parsi Food Festival at Westin, Kolkata!

Kolkatans, especially Bengalis love spending almost all their hard earned money on food. We have embraced almost all the cuisines from every corner of the globe. Presently Bengalis have moved on from their Tyangra Machh (cat fish) to Sharks and fresh Fulkopi (cauliflower) to broccoli! Globalization has at least revolutionized the food industry here in…

Reset your eat-out goals at Café I Am (Momo I Am, Sector-V)!

People at my workplace every now and then ask me where they should go for some good meal, or good live music, good ambiance or good booze! Even after I give them three-four options on a Wednesday they will again come back and ask me on Friday, the same question, looking for more options. As…

Vedic Therapy – a weekend staycation at Vedic Village!

I have always loved traveling, spending quality time with my family and exploring new places, and I know most people share this feeling! However in our busy lives, even planning meticulously for a trip requires so much time and energy, we have stayed back home on so many long weekends. And then there's traveling with…