Foodies guide to Darjeeling- the hidden gems

Come whatever may, a normal regular Kolkattan will visit three places in his / her life. And, surprisingly, the place’s name is “Di-pu-Da”- now don’t get me wrong. They are basically, Digha Puri and Darjeeling- the three mascots of tourism in and around West Bengal. So, if it’s a one night or two nights holiday,…

Chili's – an invitation to remember

Have you seen the movie “Muqaddar Ka Sikandar”- yes yes, the famous one by Big B. Now, there was a sequence, where Big B (in his childhood avatar) goes to a house on an invitation, but little does he understand that he actually is not invited. So, after some unpleasant exchanges, he understands the scene…

Bodega Contina- the new kid (really ???) in town

Firstly, apologies for the late posting, and I presume, by this time, Bodega is not a very new joint in Kolkata food scenario. it felt a little strange when I got a call with somebody asking for direction to my place and in the evening, a gentleman coming down physically for inviting me to the launch…

Paramount Sherbet and the small Kolkata hidden in it…

Somehow, I always felt, there lies multiple Calcutta inside our very own Kolkata. The city with its old world charm has always fascinated me along with the new-age facilities. In this hot scorching Indian summer, while finding a good cool drinks place, either we tend to end up at those numerous coffee shops with a…