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…

‘Yauatcha’ launches the much-awaited Yum Cha lunch menu!

Lately, Kolkata got several oriental giants coming in but the shine to Kolkata’s culinary scenario came back a few years ago when a Michelin Star restaurant decided to set up their outlet in the city. It was Yauatcha, a Michelin star restaurant, the only one of its kind in Kolkata. It is considered as one…

Golf Course, Tea Garden and a Tea Lounge in Kolkata – that’s ‘Yule Tea Lounge’ for you!

Often when you feel like running away from this mundane filth and dirt all around, you realize that you have actually got nowhere to go in this crowded city that’s filled with opportunities and demons, both at the same time! Kolkata is no exception, though it’s called the ‘city of joy’ but there are elements,…

RECIPE – My aunt’s special Bengali style ‘Basanti Pulao’

I am a big biriyani fan; in fact, I am surely one of the craziest Kolkata style biriyani lovers alive! And I am sure most of my readers know this fact, by now. Actually the fact is, I love almost any fragrant rice which tastes subtle and is very lightly spiced! So, when we come…

‘Pa Pa Ya’ – Kolkatans are blessed to have this Modern Asian Bistro here!

Kolkata culinary scene is recently buzzing with the big daddies of the business! And Park Street area is again becoming the hot spot for foodies in a new, much more exciting and revamped way! The latest addition to this city food map is Pa Pa Ya. I was there at this place for a tasting…