Winter has finally arrived. The nip is in the air. The strains of Jingle Bells can be heard. Undoubtedly, Kolkata is in her best moods. It is definitely pleasant to be outdoors and enjoy but if the crowd and the dust mak
Team WHEELS undertook a mission to discover restaurants serving authentic Chinese dishes in the city. We asked around, particularly those of Chinese origin during our forays to Territi (Tiretta Bazaar) and Tangra. It was
Team WHEELS traversed through the length and breadth of the city to rate the best biryanis of Kolkata. The challenging task though came later when the team sat down to shortlist the best five. Team WHEELS chose New Aliah
Till the 1990s, Bengali food – cooked just like home – was sold by restaurants that were all located in north Kolkata.
These restaurants were small (15-40 seaters), close to medical or general colleges (which tradit
The Nordmanns – Derek and Angelina – visit Kolkata every autumn and stay at the best hotels in the city, but when it comes to their meals, they prefer not the 5-star-fare but the unique cuisine of Mocambo.
It is not
The Anglo-Indian community is an integral part of Calcutta's cultural heritage. This community is two hundred years old with origins dating back to the arrival of Europeans in India for trade and commerce. A concentratio
Kolkatans swear by Chinese cuisine and I am no exception to this rule nurturing a fetish for authentic Chinese delicacies since my college days. It was this passion that led me one fine Sunday morning through the bylanes
It is often said while others eat to live, Bengalis live to eat. The heart and soul of Bengali cuisine are of course, fish and rice - two auspicious elements which are not only part of the daily fare but also of our life