People  /  Published 16.08.22

Delhi for fine dining, Bombay for casual dining and Kolkata for street food: Vir Sanghvi

Which Indian cities offer the best a) fine dining b) casual dining c) street food?  Delhi for fine dining, Bombay for casual dining and Kolkata for street food.  Finally, today when you vi...
By Karo Christine Kumar

News  /  Published 13.07.22

Mamata makes, serves phuchkas to kids and tourists in Darjeeling

She showed her expertise in making phuchka, as pani puri is called in West Bengal, while visiting a stall operated by women of a self-help group (SHG) in the queen of the hills. Sharing the video, th...
By PTI in Darjeeling

Entertainment  /  Published 21.06.22

Pankaj Tripathi is in Calcutta

By Pooja Mitra in Calcutta


Places  /  Published 04.04.22

Via Calcutta, the eatery popularising Kolkata-style street food in Mumbai

Additionally, each and every ingredient (apart from the fresh vegetables) is procured from Kolkata. Even the muri, which can be challenging to ship, is sourced from Kolkata. “This is an essentia...
By Lygeia Gomes

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.22

200 fall sick

At least 200 people, who consumed phuchka at an eatery in Baduria, North 24-Parganas, fell ill late on Thursday night because of suspected food poisoning. Police and local sources said the victims, w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 17.11.21

Phuchka punch: Four Kolkata spots for the trendiest treats

This stall near City Centre Salt Lake is responsible for bringing the suji phuchka from Agra to Kolkata in 1999. Apart from the special puri made of suji, the phuchka has a simple but tasty filling of...
By Vedant Karia

People  /  Published 15.09.21

‘Kolkata is all about simplicity, warmth and honesty’

I feel so safe there, mentally and physically. I can be myself. Yes, people may argue, people may fight, people may have opinions on everything — but that is because they are not hypocrites; the...
By Partha Sarathi Basu

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.21

Thank Draupadi for 'phuchka'

Sir — For many, the rise of commercial space tourism is a vulgar display of wealth and power. Amid several global crises, including climate change and a pandemic, billionaires are spending their...
By The Telegraph


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