Dol – Holi – down the memory lane

Today’s post is not a typical food or travel related post. It’s more of reliving some fleeting memories, talking about myself , a little bit of my childhood . I guess these are bits and parts, that makes me. Usually Dol was the bengalis’ version and Holi was celebrated a day later by the Hindi…

And the clock struck 0300 !

Ever since I joined the millennial work force , I heard often of the term #daylightsaving. What it meant to us then : in the month of November , from a certain Monday the work which probably used to start at 4.30 pm will now start at 5.30 p.m. by IST. In the following years,…

Food takes you places – makes new friends

Yesterday I happened to see a post on pork curry on a Calcutta based food platform, unable to resist I commented that it reminded me of the multiple visits to Coorg. The reply from the person who actually posted it said, when you are saying so , it must look authentic. When I initially replied…

4 to 5 hours – to explore NYC (Manhattan)

In week 19 , another memorable experience was meeting Diptarka , and being able to show him around a bit of Manhattan. This little foodie friend was enroute to Sao Paolo with a layover of about 12 hours in New York. When he pinged me from India informing me about his plan , I was…

Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noel – Feliz Navidad !!

We bengalis take our ‘baro din’ very seriously, we can’t celebrate it without visiting Park Street or eating cake. Back in my ‘Calcutta days’ the obvious options would have been Nahoum’s or Flurys .Now , life can take the bengalee out of Bengal , but can it put aside my ‘bangaliana’. Though I had just…

How was the year 2018 for me

As 2018 comes to an end …. When the year started we had only one big thing in mind, my brother’s marriage. As usual we took a break in January , but saved all other days to visit Kolkata.In February it was a big leap ,a new member added to our family. In March I…