The Grid Kolkata – why we love it

I was recently having this discussion with some fellow eminent bloggers at a food meet. It is a tough ask to rate/ judge a restaurant (that too, a start up) on a single occasion. Why? Haven’t you heard of a risk of being flash in the pan? Have you never had a bad day...

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Phulkopi Roast – Ma cooks

There are few dishes which, no matter what, I would want my mom to cook. One of those dishes is the Phulkopi-r  roast or cauliflower roast. Winters for me, is incomplete without cauliflowers and particularly, this dish. Since marriage, a lot of recipes have got...

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Italy on a plate in Kolkata beyond Pizza and Pasta

Beyond Pizza and Pasta Did you know that in India, the highest selling cuisines have always been Indian, Chinese and then Italian? However, recently there has been a shift and Italian has moved in to the second spot after Indian! Now is the chance for lovers of...

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How often can you hear 100 pipers playing together?

  How often can you hear 100 pipers playing together? “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” - Mark Twain I have never been a whisky drinker, as my baptism happened with rum. However, as they say that taste evolves as one grows...

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Murg Irani recipe and Jeffrey Dujon

There is a small story attached to this recipe. While Madhushree and I were discussing about this dish - as a pillow talk (yes, foodie couples also have food as pillow talks.  Interesting? May be boring for few), she admitted that in her childhood when she had the...

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Its all fishy in Vizag fishing harbour

The best is always left for the last It had been a day long tour and that was the final day of our stay in Vizag. We went up to watch Kailash Giri, unsuccessful attempt at availing the ropeway/cablecar (not that we were very keen about this as we have already seen...

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Diwali sweet recipe of Kesar sandesh and my Kali Pujo

Till a considerable period of time I did not understand the significance of Diwali. It was always a day after Kali Pujo. The remnants and leftovers of the crackers, which could not be burnt the previous night was once again going to be utilised on that night. The Day...

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Hyatt Culinary challenge 2016 at Hyatt Regency Kolkata

Hyatt Culinary Challenge 2016 at Hyatt Regency Kolkata This was the third season of this super successful event conceptualised and executed by Hyatt Hotels in India. 13 hotels across the country had participated in this event- Hyatt Culinary Challenge 2016. So what is...

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How did blogbuddy start ? In season 3 I am with writeaholics

Not many know how blogbuddy started? Do you know the story of how blogbuddy started? Then please share with me. The folklore says - some time ago during the month of October last year, two tweeple started chatting on a Sunday. Both were bored. One was working on a...

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Kurlotsavkaptures by Kurlon and celebrations of Durga Puja

Celebrations are boundary less. It is not restricted to age, class, gender, religion, income group, location or for that matter, anything at all. When it comes to Durga Puja, it’s a carnival. While the fulcrum remains the worship of mother goddess, the celebrations...

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Hor Mok Food Festival at Baan Thai, Oberoi Grand, Kolkata

  The mood for celebration is almost never ending, especially in Kolkata, with 2 major festivals falling in the same month. It is quite evident from almost no traffic jam even during peak office hours and commuting to office hasn’t been this amazing and quick,...

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