Finally, I Attendee An Iftar And What A Splendid One It Was!! 🙂

Date: 20 Apr 2023 Venue: The Great Ball Room – The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata Thanks to the onslaught of reels and elaborate vlogs pertaining to Iftar i.e. the meal taken by Muslims at sundown to break the daily fast during Ramadan, I automatically learnt a lot about this meal, it’s protocols and reverence attached…

Vegetarian Burmese Cuisine @ Burma Burma, Kolkata 🙂

Popular for it’s vegetarian and vegan Burmese & Asian dishes (both original and adaptations), speciality teas and artisanal desserts, Burma Burma – the Russell Street based fine dining restaurant and tea room is slowly and steadily becoming quite popular amongst the vegetarian diners of Kolkata, specially when many are looking for vegan and/or gluten-free options…

Mad Tea Party @ Five Mad Men, Salt Lake – Sec V 🙂

Date: 7 Feb 2021 Venue: Five Mad Men (5MM), Salt Lake – Sec V Throughout my growing up years, I understood tea as a hot beverage made with branded dried tea leaves, milk, water, sugar and one or more of taste enhancers like – cardamom, ginger, clove and even an occasional pinch of saffron. The…

Pure Gastronomic Indulgence & Delight @ Aura – The Sonnet, Kolkata 🙂

A couple of years back I was invited for an exclusive food tasting & review session at Aura, the marquee multicuisine all-day-dining restaurant at The Sonnet, Kolkata. The tasting menu read “We welcome you to the AURA for a musical gastronomic sojourn with us.” Indeed the food session was ‘Symphony in Harmony’ which is also…

Cosy Chef’s Table @ Club Fenicia, Sec V, Salt Lake 🙂

Beginning of Oct 2020, Club Fenicia – the biggest luxury lounge of Asia invited me for a tour of their place and tasting & review session of an intricately curated Chef’s Table by their executive chef Prantush Rai and head mixologist Zafar Mukhtar. Located on the 10th floor of Godrej Waterside, the swank new highrise…

Awadhi-Mughlai Vegetarian Dinner @ Oudh 1590, Tollygunge Club, Kolkata ☺

Based in Kolkata and famous for it’s kebabs, biryani and overall awadhi and mughlai cuisines, Oudh 1590 is India’s first chain of ‘period dining restaurants where customers can experience the traditional Nawabi culture of Awadh or Oudh through authentic Awadhi food, costume, music and ambience recreated tastefully.’ Out of it’s multiple outlets in Kolkata, I…

Authentic Fine Dining At Reasonable Pricing @ Hola, Kolkata ☺

‘Hola’ is the Spanish word for ‘Hello’. Spanish being the second most commonly spoken language of the world, the term ‘Hola’ is kind of a popular universal greeting and conversation starter. Keeping in tune with the friendly and universal characteristics of the word ‘Hola’, Hola – the multicuisine cafe lounge & restaurant, situated in the…