Food  /  Published 14.08.22

Colonial Culinarians continue to influence our eating habits

Although the English breakfast is an assembly of many different food items and ingredients, some of which are just re-heated, it can be conveniently said that the whole of the dish is way more than th...
By Vikas Kumar

Food  /  Published 08.08.22

Taste the world: Kolkata cloud kitchens serve up a global feast

Opened on July 13, 2020, Sakshi Sureka’s journey was inspired by her father’s idea to open a cloud kitchen.  “During COVID, I would cook different dishes for my family every da...
By Subhadrika Sen

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.08.22

Memories of Muharrams past

On most days we would eat in the large community hall where Mahmood and Ayaz sat thigh-to-thigh and ate the same meal. But on the other days, the host of that evening’s dinner would invite you s...
By Mudar Patherya

News  /  Published 08.08.22

Parsi flavours rising above the city din in Kyd Street

When she had begun to work at a very young age, never had Supriya Mancherji, then Supriya Dattagupta, ever thought that she would be running a Parsi eatery. But that is what she does now. Her bustling...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Eat  /  Published 06.08.22

Where can you find this cult Malaysian dessert?

The Malaysian shaved ice or ais kacang may just be the perfect weekend dessert for summers. The street-inspired diner Asia! Asia! Asia! serves an authentic ABC Ais Kacang which is a colourful Malaysia...


Food  /  Published 02.08.22

Six eateries serving northeastern food in Kolkata

The cooks at Mandala are from Kalimpong, with chef Lasang Bhutia heading the cohort, and the menu has been curated keeping in mind traditional ingredients and Kolkata’s palate.  Location: ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Food  /  Published 26.07.22

The making of Arsalan and its famous biryani

Year of establishment: 2002 Owned by: Mr and Mrs Akhtar Parwez, directors of Arsalan Number of existing outlets: Nine in Kolkata and one in Dubai Best-performing outlet: Park Circus  Best-s...
By Lygeia Gomes

People  /  Published 23.07.22

‘Whether it was a pop-up, a festival or simply a whim, Pia always offered the best’

The very heart that welcomed one and all to her table let her down in the end. Yet she retained her joie de vivre for life till the end. As she crosses the seven seas and journeys into the other realm...
By Pritha Sen

Food  /  Published 14.07.22

The who and what behind the success of Peter Hu?

And you didn’t have to find a spirits store this time? (When Mr Kothari wished to expand Mocambo in 2016, he mustered the courage and approached the spirits store next door. The owner said, &lsq...
By Karo Christine Kumar


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