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…

Treat yourself to this amazing Sunday brunch at Pan Asian, ITC Sonar

On a lazy Sunday morning if you are looking for a place perfect for your laid-back Sunday brunch then look no further, provided you are in a mood to delve deep into the culinary paradise of oriental cuisine! Let me re-introduce Pan Asian at ITC Sonar (Kolkata) to you, they stole my heart recently with…

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,…

Cafe HQ – Kolkata gets a Superhero themed cafe!

When there is evil all around and the citizens see no glimmer of hope and almost no chance of survival, there comes in a superhero! At least we love seeing these in the movies, we love covering our senses with this fancy blanket that keeps us cut off from this dirty world. Superheroes help us…