Top 10 places serving Poila Baishakh menu that you must try!

Generally, on Poila Baishakh (first day of Bengali New Year), I love getting into a food coma by indulging myself with a plethora of traditional Bengali food items. But in general, these days people are always excited about the English New Year and that New Year’s Eve party but when it comes to Bengali New…

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…

The Bhoj Company – Mecca of Dhakai food lovers in Kolkata!

I have a certain soft corner for Dhakai cuisine; don’t know why, maybe because my roots belong to that place. My grandfather migrated from Bangladesh during the partition, leaving everything behind and came to settle in Calcutta amidst all the cacophony and turmoil of that period. A lot has changed since then. But for me,…

Recipe: How to cook amazing ‘Gol Morich Murgi’!

Sundays are typically synonymous with ‘lyad’ and ‘mangsho-r jhol bhaat’ for all Bengalis! And I am no exception; I love every bit of this. Today is one Sunday when I am writing this, and I have had enough lyad throughout the day and I have had some amazing murgi-r jhol and bhaat in the afternoon! All…

Recipe of ‘Katla Kalia’ from the kitchen of The Stadel (Kolkata)

I had promised that I will share few Bengali recipes from the kitchen of First Innings Restaurant, Stadel (Kolkata) [www.thestadel.com]. And as promised, today I will share with you recipe of a common dish that is cooked in most of the kitchens in Bengal. There is no doubt about the fact that Bengalis are known for…

‘Lokaahar’ and its Poila Boishakh special menu!

There are sudden turns and spots that you come across in your life where you can smell your lost innocence and the essence of your roots that you have somehow left behind in this mad rat race or in the quest to achieve something that brings quantified satisfaction. We are forgetting how to stare at…