Ujjala Chanachur and that middle aged bhodrolok

Let us visualize a middle aged kolkattan bhodrolok. Let us assume this gentleman has reached home after a (supposedly) hard day’s work, he transforms into his customary pyjama and ganjee. And, the next thing he shouts for (with that secret love in his tone) to his be(i)tter half is, “Ki go, cha-ta hobe ?” Now,…

Mohamushkil at KFC

Let me confess, I am not much of a KFC fan, but when they’ve come up with their Chizza, I was invited there for a food tasting session. As it’s close to my place, I’ve gone to the CC1 outlet for the tasting. Now, these big food chains have always surprised me with something. I…

nostalgia- thy nameth is Flurys

Idiot: Sir, being a foodie, have you been to Flurys ??? Person 1: But off course, and so has almost everyone in town Idiot: Sir, may I ask you something ? Why do you go to that place ? I heard, the experience is fantastic- you get a slice of old colonial Calcutta Person 1:…

The humble kachori and its multiple love interests

Please forgive me, but I don’t know the culinary history of Kachori (not at least with proper documentation- however for the detail freaks, this wikipedia article comes in handy), but what I do know is the feelings when you tear the piping hot kachori in two, dip it in the dal (or aloo dum or……..

Nosh Cafe- THE cafe for automobile fanatics

It’s a cafe, it’s a fancy garage….. no, it’s Nosh Cafe. Ok, I understand that was a bit dramatic (remember the kung-fu panda 3 styled “Dramatic Entry” ??? ), but frankly, the place is THE dream destination for somebody who love automobile. We were invited here by Zomato to taste have the regular meetup and off course to…

A D Cabin, Manicktola sukeas Street

If you’re anywhere near manicktola more or Sukea street and looking for a light afternoon/evening non-veg snacks, look no further. Your heaven has arrived. Welcome A D Cabin, sukeas street. Direction:- Its very near to the sukeas street bus-stop, in between manicktola and rajabazar science college. Get down and the stoppage and enter sukeas street…