Poila Baishakh – The Bengali New year

Poila Baishakh or the Bengali New Year is an occasion of food, get together, laughter and celebration. It also leaves behind some memories which one remembers for the lifetime. Be it childhood memory of all brothers and sisters together or the sumptuous lunch cooked by ma or the first thrill of catching a glimpse of that elusive woman or like in my case the first possession of a book by Satyajit Ray ..

Wall Street Bar Kolkata with the new menu

The Wall Street Bar kolkata has a new menu . Some innovative In house cocktails like the Wall Street classic, M Special Kafir tea are worth checking out. The Gastro pub has an impressive range of food which should not be missed and the star attractions are

Pahalgam – As evening sets in the small town

While travelling as there are tourist spots, there are moments which needs to be captured instantly and once gone they are gone forever. This late evening and onset of night in Pahalgam was one such

Mutton liver masala fry southern style and a slice of Park street

Park Street is famous for baptism of many a youth into the first drink. The food available is equally illustrious and if you are a frequenter in some of the joints then you get some out of the menu food specially for you, We were inspired by the Karjyam Vepudu which we had in one of the recent food festivals and while preparing that we realised

Linen from Turtle for semi formal look this summer

The first of its kind where we look at the Linen range of Turtle this summer for semi formal dressing. The summer along with humidity shouts for right choice of fibers and soothing colour shades. This range has both perfectly combined and worth checking out

Jodhpuri food festival at Novotel Kolkata

The food festivals are always a nice inclusion in the foodscape of the city. Novotel Kolkata is holding a Jodhpuri Food festival where handpicked dishes of Rajasthan are offered to the guests. While we were on our way for the food festival we

Ghats of Varanasi – Morning photography and some tips

It has been a privilege to experience the Ghats in Varanasi at different times of the day. After we experienced the ghats in the night we took a boat ride the next morning to have a rendezvous with the famous ghats . As we started our journey

I want to take my blog to the next level #Blogchatter

I always wanted to leave a note for my son as he is growing up. There are so many stories which I want him to listen to, so many words which I want to share with him. Of late I have realized that if not anything else this blog for him will b worth to read as he grows up . He turns 4 today and what better way to wish him a happy birthday. Happy birthday Tugga

The Telangana Food Festival at ITC Sonar Kolkata

This ‪#‎Telangana‬ food festival is on at ITC Hotels Kolkata. The name of the dishes can be tongue twisters but they surely leave a lingering taste on your taste buds. The tangy spiced fish Pulao or the Karjyam Vepudu or the Royyala vepudu all were winners. Not to forget the Uluvacharu which is claimed to be the signature dish by both Andra Pradesh and Telangana.

Smoke House Deli Kolkata – The new menu

There is something exciting going on in Smoke House Deli Kolkata. A new menu in addition to the regular show stoppers. More variety for the vegetarian fares and large portions has just made this place to be visited often. An often go to place for us we enjoyed sampling the new menu.

Mullick Ghat Flower market Kolkata – A photowalk and some tips

This is perhaps the largest flower market in Asia where everyday the flowers come, get sorted out and distributed across the city and country. A photowalk here can only mean some amazing shots, getting soaked in their daily lives, struggles and a valiant effort to capture them.

7 reasons why Kosha mangsho will be my last dish before I die

If there is Victoria Memorial, if there is phuchka, if there is Rosogolla, if there is Rabindranath Tagore – then there is Kosha Mangsho also. For every reason and for all seasons this an universally loved dish. The intelligentsia of Kolkata have an unending debate of whether there should be Potatos in Kosha Mangsho or where do you get the best Kosha Mangsho ? I tried to figure out if there is one last dish whih I would like to have before I die why I will have Kosha Mangsho