Invitation to Drunken Monkey, O2, VIP

Drunken Monkey, the resto-pub of O2 hotel, VIP Road, Kaikhali, was recently launched among much fanfare. The launch party boasted of Stand Up comedian Abish Mathews & Tolly star Rituparna adorning it. Located in the basement of the hotel, this one replaces the Spin360° nightclub & promises of some serious monkey business. The pub has…

Pre-launch food tasting @ My Big Fat Belly

Food tasting sessions have become more or less daily routine for me these days. However when Aishwarya of Thinkquisitive invited over for this one I was pleasantly surprised. For a start the restaurant hadn’t opened its doors for the public yet. This was actually going to be a opportunity of the outlet to showcase the…

An invite from Chicago Pizza, Camac Street

Even just a decade back, here in Kolkata, pizza was an item that was only being sold at Dominos & pizza hut. Sure there was Other outlets & some fancy restaurants serving the same, but they were mostly out of the league for many of us. & then there was those poor pieces of bread…

Bloggers meet @ Bakstage powered by Communications 2.0

Bars or pubs that play great music aren’t uncommon in Kolkata. Though the city’s yet to get something in the lines of Hard rock Cafe, the likes of Someplace else is definitely cherished by the music loving crowd of the city. Sector V however has an altogether different scene. Most of the pubs have turned…

Launch of Tea Trove, South City Mall

With this Tea Trove opens up its eighth outlet in the city, & south city Spencer’s gets it newest feather in the cap. Tea trove is a name that has become synonymous with great brews. One of the pioneering site for purchase of tea online directly from the cultivators, tea trove is also known for…

Bloggers meet & adda @ Chai Break, Kankurgachi powered by Thinkquisitive

Surely Chai Break doesn’t need an elaborate introduction. Started in 2011 this particular chain has garnered some serious attention. Originally started by two friends to break the monotony of CCDs & Batista, which didn’t serve tea anyway, Chai Break has since evolved. In fact the sector V outlet is more famous for its lunch buffet…

Some Hillarious Cooking (& singing ), a recipe channel like no other!

So when you find something great you need to share it! Recently came across  this youtube channel by a bengali youtuber Sawan Dutta. A singer / songwriter from Mumbai, India she had already found popularity through her work. The tune for the recent season of ‘Kaun banega Crorepati’ brought her the required appreciation. However not…

‘NH2 on Plate’ Food festival @ The Square, Novotel

Ever been on a highway roadtrip on NH2? The same famed road that connects Kolkata with Delhi! Driving on that dark deserted highway, felt hunger overtaking your senses? Then maybe ahead in the distance, you saw a shimmering light? Is it a miracle or a mirage? Thankfully that light belonged to some dimly-lit inn no…

Sumptious Burgers @ Burger Festival, Afraa Deli

So going through my old posts I realised o don’t have any write-ups regarding burgers. Now burgers in India are much different from what one would get in other countries. First, beef is rarely used here, hence the taste of a Indian chicken burger hardly can beat that of a hamburger or cheeseburger. Can’t really…

Sizzler Festival @ XII Zodiac, Fern Residency

Bored in this gloomy monsoon weather? Wondering how to jazz up the mood? Why not have some sizzlers? Sizzlers have been called by many ‘the complete meal’ since they come to the table complete with mains, sides & sauces. Not only gastronomical, the delight is visual as well! The hissing sound makes you go crazy…