The gastronomists of Kolkata has a new heaven of pure vegetarian food page in the form of Zaairah a multi-cuisine restaurant serving India, Chinese, Continental and Mexican cuisine. Located opposite City Center 1, Salt Lake is serving some of the mouth-watering delicacies which boast of both quality and superb taste. Of course a great family dining ambiance and a relaxing sports lounge. Bloggers of PanchPhoron had an exclusive invite to try few of their specialties.
Reflections which is Ffrot Raichak’s round-the-clock coffee shop, going to receive a makeover in their menu. The concept of healthy food in a palate which offers a visual retreat with rainbow of colors; is the brainchild of executive chef Sammya Majumder and his team. Presentation of each and every dish was a piece of art. The amalgamation of culinary wizardry with molecular gastronomy.
If Raichak on Ganges is a destination then enjoying authentic Bengali cuisine at one of its flagship restaurants Sonar Tori is an experience. The moment one steps in, will feel the heritage rolling down from all every ceiling and wall. The interior showcases derelict zamindar house located next to Ganges. Built with utmost attention, Sonar Tori is much more than only a restaurant serving Bengali food. Through its food and taste, Sonar Tori captures our Bengali culture in every way that is rooted in our soil and touches us in every sense.
Aaheli is the first Bengali fine dining restaurant in the city opened its door on 1993. At Aaheli, one can enjoy from a mammoth spread of a la carte menu and also from a sumptuous thali menu. Bloggers from PanchPhoron were invited to taste few of their dishes from the new menu, which were lost in the sands of time. Lets salute this honest effort by Aaheli to revive those lost culinary art of Bengali cuisine.
Rang De Basanti Dhaba is a modern take on traditional road side dhaba. The concept of rustic ambiance with authentic Punjabi food yet a youthful exuberance in their presentation, drags our attention. Iron table over brick flooring with hanging kettle lamp shades, cast iron plates and bowls highlight the freedom of an artistic mind.
After a hard day’s work or for a chilling weekend with friends and family what can be better than the Urban, Kitchen & Bar, which is a newest party place in the block. Enjoy some unique concoctions and wholesome tantalizing platters with some foot tapping numbers and heart thumping music makes it a perfect package
The City of Joy looks more cooler in scorching summer with the arrival of modern Asian bistro Pa Pa Ya, who opens their first outlet at Kolkata after Delhi and Mumbai. Sunday brunch showcases super innovative presentations and buffet served right at your table. This is where culinary skill meets the science of gastronomy.
First thing I asked to the restaurant manager is what Mamagoto means. What I understood this means “to play with food”. True to its name, Mamagoto is a fusion Pan Asian cafe with a relaxed and casual atmosphere where affordable Asian cuisine & drinks combine with quirky decor. Uniqueness for Mamagoto is not only lies in its name or menu but also the decor looks edgy and vibrant with its retro black and white tiles and the quirky Asian graphics and motifs make the space. Behind those walls inside their secret kitchen they deconstruct and reconstruct various Asian street food. There is so much freshness in their presentation and the ingredients in the platter. Its a bowlful of goodness.
We, Indians though travel round the world but our attachment and fascination towards Indian cuisine is like cohesive bonding. Mughali tops the chart among the various Indian cuisines and keeping this trend in mind we find so many outlets opening up to serve the connoisseurs. The question is how many actually touches the heart. The Feast Street brings to us the authentic Mughali cuisines, one can imagine to find only inside alleys of old Delhi.
In the era of cloud and digitization, why to own a full scale restaurant when the steamy sumptuous food can be served on your cozy dining table with a flick of an app. Keeping this concept in mind a group of young entrepreneurs created The Great Biryani Co. brings our eternal favorite Mughlai cuisine through their first delivery takeaway counter in the city.