Few restaurants where I am loving the biryani recently

I love my biryani and no that’s not a statement. Out of the few things that bind Kolkata together, biryani ranks high among them. We are kind of finicky when it comes to that particular item. But recently, few joints have come up, who’re giving some serious thought on it and producing some seriously good…

D’Bapi Barrackpore- biryani, love story and more…

Some people say it’s pure love, some say it’s the purest form of lust. No, please don’t get me wrong- I am talking about biryani here and not anything else. And, like all lovely (and sexy) things in life, confusion reigns here for the best one. I won’t go into the debate here as I’ve…

A bong পেটুক's non-বং-food trip in Bangalore

When I told my friends in Kolkata that while travelling to Bangalore (off course on some professional work), I’ll be hitting the Biryani joints, I was flooded with all the names and direction of Calcutta-styled Biryani joints. Just after a small pause, my next question was, I am looking for south Indian Biryani joints and silence…

Hyderabadi food festival – Durbari, Swissotel

Hyderabadi food has always been on of my weak points. I simply love the fact that among many a things, a city is known primarily for its food. So, when I received the invitation from Durbari, Swissotel as part of Kolkata Food Blogers– along with Debapriya Biswas and Indrani Dhar, I was more than happy. Durbari is the fine dining…

Marufaz- Dawat E Mughlai….. Kacchi biryani- anyone ?

Like all great empires in human history, Kolkata biryani scenario is changing and rapidly. Earlier one of the icons in Kolkata used to be Biryani, Kolkata style biryani with one big piece of attar-flavored potato. And most of the people in Kolkata, having not tasted any other variety of biryani, swore by it. But, things…

Royal Indian Hotel, Chitpur

Previously, I’ve posted something about the generic biryani scenario in Kolkata. And out of them, very few joints have proved to be synonymous with quality and legendary food. And even fewer have been able to come up to such a level that stories are written on it and research has been conducted on them. Royal…

THE great Kolkata Biryani

Out of the few things that Kolkata is famous for, biryani is probably one of the toppers. In this post, we’ll divide the biryani scenario in Kolkata into 2 broad aspects , Kolkata ishtyle and Hyderabadi dum style. for Kolkata syle, I’ll check the following restaurants Shiraz, Mullikbazar crossing Royal, Chitpur Zeeshan, park circus Mezban-…