Foodie’s guide to Darjeeling- the cult favorites

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 night holiday,…

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,…

Mohamushkil at Siliguri – the short foodie trip

This year, with family (yes, with my own wife), I’ve been on a trip to north bengal. and I’ve managed to find out few lesser-known god-foresaken places. You can read about the same here.  Now, once we came down to Siliguri, it was like a homecoming for my mother. She was literally dying to watch her favorite…

The north-bengal escapade

Frankly, I was getting mind-$#%^ed here in my city. It was long back that I took a proper vacation- a vacation that would’ve given me relief from my daily hustle and bustle and those endless phone-calls and mails.  So, this time, when I started searching for my perfect summer hide-out, I came across this FB…

Kachori in Varanasi- a foodie’s quest continues…

I admit, I am somewhat obsessed with Varanasi. Those quaint, serpentine lanes, those strange ghats which have witnessed few centuries of human foolishness- I love them. But this time when I went there (probably my 3rd visit ), this was planned to be a journey where I’ll witness the Varanasi gastronomic wonders. The first part…

Bawali Rajbari- ঘরের কাছে আরশিনগর

We were invited to Bawali Rajbari a few weeks back with my fellow bloggers. There was Soumya from Streets Of calcutta, Anirban Halder, Rangan, Manjit and myself representing Social Bong.  The journey is around 2.5 hours from my place, Beliaghata (Thanks to the great roads in Behala), but the transport was a royal one. We were picked up and with a good company…

Chennai express- from an otherwise non-veg foodie’s travel diary

“You are going to chennai- is it ? Fine, but let me give you some references for bengali restaurant”. “Thanks, but not thanks. I want to try the tamil food”. “Whaaaaat ? Have you gone out of your mind ? That Idli Dosa all day for so many days ????? “. This was the reaction from Kolkata, when…