Kolkata/IBNS: Are you looking for a pretty bauble or a dainty keepsake to give this Friendship Day (August 1)?
Kolkata/IBNS: We may not have a dedicated ‘ice cream day’ in India like the United States (US) does but we can always draw inspiration from the idea.
Kolkata/IBNS: 24 GHANTA – Round the clock, Kolkata's first 24-hour online grocery shop, opened in Rajarhat offering over 8000 products and boasting of almost 400 brands.
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s food delivery brand Paprika Gourmet has launched a monsoon special menu which you can order directly or through popular delivery apps.
Delicious! A bite into Bean-a-licious and…utter I did…delicious! What exactly is Bean-a-licious? It is a rare breed of handcrafted- burger created with love and flavoured with the freshness of best ingredients! It is a wholesome meal which comes packaged in a smart cardboard box. One bite into the burger bun and I realised that I was not eating something that was layered with preservative and synthetic flavours. Bean-a-licious uses handcrafted buns with assorted bean patty with Monterey Jack cheese, black Garlic mayo, tartar sauce and rocket leaves. The smart box had Pronto printed on it. The Bean-a-licious burger came from this cloud kitchen.
Kolkata/IBNS: Biryani lovers residing in the Salt Lake neighbourhood of Kolkata will be delighted to know that Aminia Restaurant has opened a new delivery outlet in the area.
Kolkata/IBNS: As the IPL cricket tournament enters an exciting phase, it is difficult to stay away from the fun. Going out in this pandemic situation requires a lot of caution and therefore choosing a place which is adopting all precautions, including wearing masks, distancing, and following hygiene protocols is a must. Here are seven city restaurants that have assured adoption of best practices and all COVID-19 related protocols. Many of these places are also offering direct delivery service or through food aggregators.
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…
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: 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?
Kolkata/IBNS: In the current pandemic situation, it is wise not to leave shopping plans till the last minute, especially for things like jewellery and ornaments, which require a lot of browsing and discussion.
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!
Kolkata/IBNS: Are you looking for some pocket friendly 'happy hours'? Here are six popular pubs and bars of Kolkata who have just the right offer for you.
Kolkata/IBNS: No Indian festival is complete without a sumptuous repast but that does not mean someone has to slog in the kitchen while others enjoy a splash with colors.