Street Food
People  /  Published 14.09.22

ফুচকাwala Jyotirmoyee Saha and her story of resilience

“ফুচকাwala has given me many things but the thing that brings me the most joy is the customers’ love for my food. When I see people's expressions change after one bite of my ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Food  /  Published 09.09.22

‘I would love my team to try biryani and rolls in Kolkata’: Chef Manish Mehrotra

What’s the update on the new Indian Accent restaurant expected to open in Mumbai? Things are going well. It’s going to be up very soon, we’re hoping to open it by end-2022.  Y...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Cook  /  Published 08.09.22

We can’t get over Sneha Singhi Upadhaya’s Calcutta Lake-style aloo dum

Nothing brings us more joy than being able to recreate our favourite street food in our own kitchen. If you like the spicy and mildly tangy aloo dum available near South Kolkata’s Lake, you can ...

Food  /  Published 06.09.22

In pictures: Nine Kolkata street food favourites, and where to try them

Fish kabiraji at Mitra Cafe, dahi vada from New Market, pav bhaji and kulfi outside Vardaan and more ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Food  /  Published 06.08.22

The ‘tok’, ‘jhal’ and mostly ‘mishti’ tales behind Lake Kalibari’s bhel puri stalls

Kolkata’s love affair with chatpata chaats is long and storied. The two sellers attribute this to the success of their fare. “Bombay and Delhi may be famous for their chaats, but Kolkata&r...
By Lygeia Gomes


Food  /  Published 05.08.22

In pictures: Eight Kolkata street food favourites, and where to try them

From Victoria vada and Lake bhelpuri to Zam Zam beef rolls and Annaras’ dhokla chaat, here are some famous snacks from famous city stalls...
By Lygeia Gomes

Food  /  Published 21.07.22

Khayam Chowk — the barbecue street of Srinagar

Kolkata photographer Debdatta Chakraborty was awarded the Pink Lady Food Photographer 2022 for the above picture of a vendor in Khayam Chowk. ...
By Karo Christine Kumar

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 13.07.22

In pictures: Kolkata-style street food in New Delhi’s CR Park

This ‘mini Bengal’ in the capital is home to numerous stalls selling phuchka, kathi roll, aloor chop and more ...
By Shayeree Ghosh

Food  /  Published 06.07.22

Annaras: How a Gujarati snack counter became Kolkata’s favourite street-food destination

The attention to freshness and hygiene also helped Annaras retain its customers during the pandemic when the street food scene took a major hit. The brothers remark how people would drive down to Anna...
By Vedant Karia


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