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Metiabruz Dawat, ITC Sonar, Kolkata

April 27, 2016 9 comments

Metiabruz Dawat

ITC Sonar, Kolkata

A saffron flavoured  potato, along with chunks of meat, laid in a bed of saffron tinged white and yellow rice is what Kolkatawalas call a biryani. A potato in biryani may sound strange to the rest of Indians but alu has been an integral part of Kolkata Biryani for over 150 years.

Star attraction of the Metiabruz Dawat at ITC Sonar, Kolkata, Mughlai Parantha with Chicken Chap and Mutton Biryani

Star attraction of the Metiabruz Dawat at ITC Sonar, Kolkata, Mughlai Parantha with Chicken Chap and Mutton Biryani

The story of the alu in biryani goes back to 1856 when the last Nawab of Oudh, Wajid Ali Shah was deported to Kolkata (then Calcutta) by the British and settled in Metibruz area, south of Kolkata.

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Wall Street Bar (WSB), Theatre Road (Shakespeare Sarani), Kolkata

April 20, 2016 Leave a comment

Wall Street Bar (WSB)

Theatre Road (Shakespeare Sarani), Kolkata

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Gastropub is a pub that serves good food. The idea was first conceived in 1991 when the new owners of the Eagle Pub in London added a restaurant food menu to the existing pub drink menu.

Interesting messages welcome visitors to the Wall Street Bar (WSB), Kolkata[/caption

Interesting messages welcome visitors to the Wall Street Bar (WSB), Kolkata[/caption

Kolkata is changing fast and the changes in its food scenario is even more rapid. With themed restaurant opening every other day Kolkata finally came up with a Gastropub, named Wall Street Bar (WSB).

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Baranti (Boronti), an amazing weekend destination

April 13, 2016 23 comments

Baranti (Boronti)

An amazing weekend destination

Imagine a lake, and a conical  hill covered with thick vegetation. If this is your idea of a retreat, then Baranti, also called Boronti, in Purulia District, is the place to be. And it is close enough to stop by for the weekend for some much-needed rest.

Sunset at Baranti (Boronti) Lake

Sunset at Baranti (Boronti) Lake

Muradi located on the Adra – Asansol rail line is the nearest rail head of Baranti (Boronti). However in order to reach Baranti (Boronti) it is best to arrange vehicles from Adra or Asansol.

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