The Nehru Road, by then was far from its vibrant, glittery appearance. Half the shops were closed and the rest were wrapping up for the day. Both the sides of the road is lined with shops which sell woollens, winterwear, curios, gift items but for then, it was only the signboards smiling at me. The … Continue reading Darjeeling Diary – Dinner at the Glenary’s
Everyone who loves to cook has always given a try to the item they have tasted sometime in a restaurant, but it is never of the same taste. There is no shame in accepting that the home cooked food is not a total match to the food they serve at the restaurants. It is not … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why Restaurant Food Tastes Better Than Home Cooked Food
When I first came to Kolkata, it was Calcutta at that time, I was surprised to see the glittering set up of Park Street Area. Though I was a frequent visitor to the place because of its extensive collection of extraordinary food joints, the existence of 'Sudder Street' was not known to me for many … Continue reading The Hidden Treasure of KOLKATA that offers the best ‘PAELLA’ in the city
The first Dhaba of the country dates back to the time of Sher Shah Suri – with the first highway of the country, the first Dhaba was born. Though it is not documented, Dhaba has been an integral part of our country for more than half a millennium. Tea and coffee, on the other hand, … Continue reading 9 Awesome Reasons why a Dhaba or a Tapri is much Better option than a Restaurant – Guest Post
Out of the Mughal Army Kitchen, when Biryani was travelling all around the country to change its flavour and colour according to places, Kolkata (Calcutta) had no idea about the gem of a cuisine. It was the latter part of the nineteenth century when the Nawab of Awadh Wajid Ali Shah arrived at the Dockyards … Continue reading Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani – The Awadh Legacy with a small twist.