Kolkata Chinese
Events  /  Published 25.01.23

In pictures: The Chinese New Year Carnival at Tangra

Kolkata’s Chinese community is celebrating the Year of the Rabbit in the traditional way, complete with good food and lion dances...
By Nitin Waghela

News  /  Published 20.01.23

Chinese New Year ready to roll out in Tangra, Tiretta Bazar and Bow Barracks

Five-day celebrations to include midnight lion dance and carnival...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

Food  /  Published 18.01.23

Kolkata is the queen of taste and so we live to eat: Anjan Chatterjee

How Kolkata worships and bonds, unifies and defies time… with food!...
By Anjan Chatterjee

Places  /  Published 12.10.22

In pictures: Ten eateries to dine at in Patuli

The tree-lined township along the EM Bypass is punctuated with eateries catering to various tastes ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Food  /  Published 11.09.22

Did the Sichuan influence arrive in Kolkata in 1983 with opening of Ming Room by Trincas?

Yes, writes third-generation owner Anand Puri, who credits Ming’s fiery sauce for starting a food revolution of sorts...
By Anand Puri


Events  /  Published 22.08.22

Kolkata’s Chinese community celebrates Hungry Ghost Festival

The Ghost Month, between July and August, is believed to be a time when ancestors visit the living, looking for food and entertainment...
By Rangan Datta

Food  /  Published 22.07.22

The sibling duo behind So Asean talk about the essence of ‘Calcutta-style’ Chinese

Stephanie and Henry want more people to experience Kolkata’s signature Chinese flavours, without burning a hole in their pockets...
By Ujjainee Roy

Events  /  Published 04.04.22

Kolkata’s Chinese community observes Tomb-Sweeping Day at Tangra cemeteries

Sweeping fallen leaves from the tombs of ancestors, offering food and burning ‘ghost money’ are among the rituals of Qingming...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Heritage tag on Tiretta Bazar, the breakfast hub of Kolkata

World Monuments Watch’s conferred status kindles hope for the Chinese community that made it a thriving commercial and cultural centre...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

People  /  Published 26.02.22

Pou Chong’s Janice Lee on how the green chilli sauce defines Kolkata’s Hakka cuisine

Despite being a legacy brand with a signature product, Pou Chong has steadily expanded its line-up to keep up with evolving tastes...
By Ujjainee Roy


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