Tag: Kolkata

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Nawabi culinary heritage under the saffron tree

The Saffron Tree brings back those lost dishes once relished by various nawabs in our country. Le Cordon Bleu gives this city Chef Sambit Banik who spent laborious 18 months in researching the roots of all the menu dishes and making it just the way how it should be with precise proportion of spice, authenticity retained in preparation but served with a twist where history meets contemporary.

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Chef Kapoor lands at Kolkata with a bag full of yellow chillis

In an era when television stronghold was gripping in our society and social media was still an alien, a cult cookery cookery show Khana Khazana was gradually taking over in our life. The master chef himself Sajeev Kapoor bringing all his recipes from his cook book closer to us through high quality family dining experience. At The Yellow Chilli, Kolkata enjoy the quintessential dishes having ingredients of exclusivity and simplicity served live from his kitchen.

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Chinatown in New Town

New Town was in a dire need of a proper Chinese restaurant. Chufang’s kitchen came like a breath of fresh air where so many eateries are cropping up on every second day. A complete family restaurant with homely ambiance and reasonably priced makes it a great family joint. An extremely courteous management visits each table to get real time feedback from their patrons. At last, now we have a Chinatown in New Town!

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Innovation with Ilish

If there is an “Innovation with Ilish” then 6 Ballygaunge Place is the master of the game. A yearly event in all foodies’ calendar and this year it was an honor for PanchPhoron bloggers to get invited to their brand new fine dining outlet at New Town, to relinquish the specially curated menu by Chef Sushanta Sengupta.
The ambiance recreates an old-world charm of our culture and heritage, will give you the feel of an old zamindar house.

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Delicacies from Goa and Kerala travels to Kolkata

Kolkata being a melting pot of so many cultures is known as a mecca of food lovers. One of the varieties but not that wide spread in this city is the coastal cuisines. Now what you wished for has become a reality. Pappadam at Southern Avenue brings to all connoisseur the delicacies of the coastal areas. It still hasn’t drawn large crowds and continues to be a hidden gem.

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A rare paradise of vegetarian cuisine

The gastronomists of Kolkata has a new heaven of pure vegetarian food 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.

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Irresistibly good food, once lost in the sands of time

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.