When a fan of Amrita Singh visits Betaab Valley Pahalgam

Will you judge me if I tell you that I had a crush on Amrita Singh? Will you judge me if I tell you that I have also been a fan of Shabbir Kumar? Now if I tell you that I am a fan of Sunny, I am sure you won't judge me ... Betab, as a film had everything which I loved...

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Truffle Treasure at Hyatt Regency Kolkata

Who has chocolate truffles for lunch? No, its not chocolate truffle but a lunch with 'The Exotic Truffle'. But what is a truffle? And the conversation continued... as I was overhearing the same. They say, if you have to win the heart of a woman, give her a rock....

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Achari Anda and the Bong Egg Saga

Achari Anda is not  a traditional Bengali dish. Wonder how many of us have grown up having this? As a Bengali, what are the different kinds of egg dishes you have had growing up? For a perfectly healthy bonny child, the introduction to eggs start with soft boiled...

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FairLawn Hotel Kolkata the incomplete blogpost

This post has been long due. I am hopelessly nostalgic about Kolkata and if FairLawn Hotel Kolkata is not featured in my blog then the blog is incomplete. I have been hearing about it a lot. The history of this place is a part of Kolkata itself. Erstwhile Ford Street,...

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Sizzler Festival @Buzz, The Gateway Hotel, Kolkata

There is a hiss and a sizzle and it makes everyone’s head turn around. Yes, it is a head turner, the Sizzler. There is not much written about the origin or the history of sizzler other than it was definitely popularised in the US after World War II. However what can...

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The Bridge at The Park Kolkata gets a menu makeover

Planning and designing a menu for any restaurant is a big uphill task. It looks simple but the designing/re-engineering of a menu based on the gazing patterns of the customers, placement of loser items on the last page so that, by the time you reach that page, you...

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That school at Aru Valley

It was day 4 of our Kashmir trip and after an overnight stay at Pahalgam, we set out for local sight seeing tours around Pahalgam. This consisted of Aru Valley and table top, Betaab Valley and Chandanwari. But this is not about these tourist spots but the school at...

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Threesixtythree degrees Oberoi Grand Kolkata the first look

What does the name Threesixtythree signify? Look for the answer at the end.  The words and whispers could be heard all around the grand white marbled corridors of The Oberoi Grand Kolkata for some time. With Le Terrace and Chowringhee Bar being closed, the...

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Gangasagar transit camp kolkata pictures and my experience

Is it worth going to Gangasagar Transit camp in Kolkata? Kolkata as a city never fails in her charm to thrill you with all the myriad activities around it. It is an understatement if I say that this city is a photographer's paradise. Once upon a time when I used to...

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Mulled wine recipe and our first time

"Everything's better with some wine in the belly" - Tyrion Linnister, Game of Thrones.  When I had written the post for the Christmas cake, little did I know that my tribute to one of the favourite songs of mine during my growing up years would also be the last few...

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Abcos Food plaza introduces the Sunday brunch

So, on a beautiful sunny (and somewhat cool) Sunday, we were on our way to Abcos Food Plaza for their brunch on an invite from Amrita. Anindya had been there before, but for me, I went with no expectation and an open mind. We were standing in front of a four story building with large golden decorated gate in an Oriental style. Thats Abcos Food Plaza. Each floor had a different name of a restaurant- O Calcutta, Kipling’s Klub, Pen & Ink and Dalhousie Celebration on roof top.

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