Kolkata Food
Places  /  Published 15.07.22

Bangla Canvas takes authentic Kolkata-style food to Delhi

“We want to promote Bengali authors, their writings, the books we grew up reading — Shakti (Chattopadhyay), Sunil (Gangopadhyay), and more such pioneers. We have also stocked up on English...
By Shayeree Ghosh

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

Food  /  Published 24.06.22

Raastawala serves Kolkata food on London streets

I started writing in November 2021 and all the 70 recipes in the book were ready by the end of February 2022. In the book, we have the Chicken Stew from Dacres Lane, Chilli Chicken from Tangra, Chelo ...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Eat  /  Published 18.06.22

This Asian grilled Bhetki revamps a Kolkata classic

There are a handul of good Asian restaurants in the city and Ping’s Cafe Orient is right up there as one of our favourites. The five-year-old restaurant on Middleton Row has made some brand...


Food  /  Published 14.06.22

Home chef Farah Kadir gets the cut and the cook right with Beyond Biryani

Yes, Farah makes dessert too! Because in Kolkata we need our mishti mukh, even if we can look beyond the biryani. ...
By Ramona Sen

Food  /  Published 06.06.22

Have you tried Kolkata’s viral ‘Gondhoraj Momos’ from Leon’s?

Why did they pick the name ‘Leon’s,’ we ask. “The name Leon’s doesn’t really mean anything special to us. It’s just a name we liked and thought it would catch...
By Lygeia Gomes

Food  /  Published 27.05.22

Flavours of Bengal at Riwaz by Atul Kochhar

The Bengal influence in the Riwaz menu can be seen in dishes like Begun Bhaja and Roti Roll. “There’s also Khichuri, which we call a Salmon Kedgeree, and a lobster curry, Mocha Chingri Jho...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Food  /  Published 15.04.22

Tangra Project Origin's new pop up

Fish Ceviche, Coconut Milk is “a very well-researched dish that’s kind of a Ceviche from the Mughal era”. This one is made with bekti, Andaman tuna and salmon. “Coconut milk, c...
By Pramita Ghosh


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