‘Red Xpress’ – family restaurant with a touch of nostalgia!

There are eating joints which get hooked onto your memory even if you are not very conscious about that fact. I never realized (until last Saturday) that somehow or the other Red Xpress (located at Sector-V, Saltlake) has got a little special place in my head (or heart, maybe) for some not-so-well-defined reasons stitched to…

Banana Leaf – Serving authentic South Indian food in Kolkata for years!

It may differ for many, but for me having authentic South Indian food in Kolkata means heading straight to Banana Leaf! It’s the no-frill holy institution of South Indian food lovers serving amazing food and nothing else. Its Lake Market outlet is the oldest and that outlet earned immense goodwill over the years and people…

‘Genuine Broaster Chicken’ now in the techie alleys of Kolkata!

With the advent of branded fried chicken in Kolkata the quintessential ‘mangsher chop’ has somewhat taken a backseat which are often prepared with chicken pieces at the roadside snacks stalls. In fact there are so many stalls still preparing them, but people these days generally tend to go for fried chicken brands rather than those…