‘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…

Ramzan Special (Part 2) – Misconceptions and practical food stories related to Iftar!

I am writing this second part of my Ramzan Special series after a gap of two years, so before moving on you can ask me why this delay? The first part was written in 2017 and back then I knew there is more to talk about this larger than life religious event and its connected…

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…

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…

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…

Rum Cake recipe – in association with Captain Morgan!

So this is my first blog post of this year and yes, it had to be written on the first day of this year! Basically, it originated during the New Year’s Eve, mostly because I like staying back at home with my family cooking or baking, while most of my friends are partying out there!…