This time, it seems, the Cricket League fever is being overshadowed by the election fever in West Bengal! Apparently it appears to be so, but the diehard cricket fans are not only watching but celebrating with their favourite teams and players. And many Kolkata restaurants have decided to gear up to match the cricketing fever with a fabulously curated fare. All created specially to bowl you over! Plus there are the giant screens to show the cricket happenings! Take your pick and have a good time watching your favorite team win as you indulge yourself with food and drinks…
Kolkata/IBNS: Steeped in American culture, the global brand Hard Rock Café has decided to add a local flavour to the menu at its Kolkata outlet.
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s Gastro-brew pub, The Grid, is offering a range of Highball Cocktails until the end of April as a summer refresher.
Kolkata/IBNS: Have you tried pairing a sparkling wine such as Chardonnay Pinot Noir with desserts?
Kolkata/IBNS: ITC Royal Bengal & ITC Sonar has curated a selection of iftaari’ delights this Ramadan under their ‘Ruhaniyat’ edition of Gourmet Couch and Biryani & Pulao Collection, including items from Nutmeg- The Gourmet Shop.
Kolkata/IBNS: ITC Royal Bengal has laid out a special spread at their buffet restaurant, the Grand Market Pavilion, for the Bengali New Year, and assures patrons of following all safety protocols under their WeAssure program.
Kolkata/IBNS: If you are planning to eat out this Bengali New Year, here are two restaurants who not only promise a lavish spread but also ensure that all pandemic related safety protocols are maintained.
It is feasting time at Lord of the Drinks…and why not! It is time to ring in the Bengali Naboborsho or Poila Boishakh. Come April and the festive spirit grips every Bengali household—cleaning, shopping and planning for a big feast or a party! Lord of the Drinks with its envious presence in Kolkata could not have stayed away from this special occasion.
The applique Pipli lanterns, suspended from the branches of a roadside tree, work as address indicators. As I drove towards Hazra More, these colourful lanterns told me where to alight. Sure enough it was Gopala’s. The address was 8/1A, Hazra Road, Kolkata.
Kolkata/IBNS: Vintage Asia at JW Marriott Kolkata is hosting a pop-up with Chef Katherine Chung at the helm and assisted by the hotel’s in-house team.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Bengali New Year's day not only marks an auspicious start to the year but also an occasion to go feasting with family and friends.
Kolkata/IBNS: With the pandemic restrictions and the ban on international travel, are you missing the delightful street foods found across Asian countries such as Thailand, Singapore or Malaysia?
“She's got style, she's got grace, she's a winner” these words from a Tom Jones’s number come to my mind as I sit down to write about my recent gastronomic experience at the Kenilworth Hotel.
What’s brewing on Park Street? Lots by way of new-wave artisanal coffee! Enter Craft Coffee—housed inside the iconic Trincas. That’s where the action is. Perhaps it is the only one of its kind on Park Street—the hub where food, drinks and music combine to create an environment conducive to experimentation for everything related to food. This is where the old and the new co-exist making way for healthy competition and room for innovation. Craft Coffee has brought with it the aroma of fresh artsy coffee served with love.
A flight of stairs led me into the rich warm interiors as Bon Jovi greeted me with his Bed of Roses from the giant TV screen. This is how I was welcomed into the Hard Rock Café!