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Chef’s table at Amar khamar (kankulia road, Dhakuria, kolkata)

In a nutshell: If you expect traditional bengali / Indian food, please avoid this pop up. If you want classics, please keep away. This table is All about experiments – some of which you may like at one go, some you may be shocked at, some you may be shocked to find that you actually like it. Address & other details: amar khamar Facebook : … Continue reading Chef’s table at Amar khamar (kankulia road, Dhakuria, kolkata)

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Badhshah (Lindsay street, kolkata)

In a nutshell: A restaurant that we have been quite a few times, few decades back, mainly for the rolls, pleasantly surprised us with some great kolkata street food last month. Address & other details: badshah Meal for 2: ₹250 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & he has paid … Continue reading Badhshah (Lindsay street, kolkata)

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Sienna cafe (Hindustan park, kolkata)

In a nutshell: A beautiful cafe, part of a design studio, that serves really good western food, made from local ingredients. Great attention to detail from choosing ingredients to creating good fusion food – local ingredient global cuisine Address & other details: sienna cafe Facebook: sienna cafe Instagram: sienna cafe Meal for 2: ₹1000 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants … Continue reading Sienna cafe (Hindustan park, kolkata)

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Allen kitchen (sobhabajar, central avenue, kolkata)

This is a part of YUMMRAJ’s series called TIMELESS KOLKATA EATOUTS – reviews of Heritage Kolkata restaurants. Each restaurant has been rated as ‘Old is Gold’ or ‘Old is no more Gold’ based on the experience. Year/decade of opening-1884 Perspective – 1880 Calcutta tramways was incorporated in England. Horse drawn teams were introduced. In 1902 came the electric ones. 1885 Indian national congress was formed … Continue reading Allen kitchen (sobhabajar, central avenue, kolkata)

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Cup e bong (Kalikapur, next to EM bypass & Prince Anwar shah road crossing, kolkata)

In a nutshell: A cafe conceptualised by one man & fully run by himself as a one man army (one lady to help) – we had some really unforgettable, artisanal, small batch, hand crafted meats, cooked just right, with great attention to detail. Address & other details: cup e bong Facebook: cup e bong Instagram : cup e bong Cuisine type : vegetarian & non … Continue reading Cup e bong (Kalikapur, next to EM bypass & Prince Anwar shah road crossing, kolkata)

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Zanotta (leela gurgaon)

In a nutshell: Speechless after eating out at zanotta. We did not even see the menu – we rather asked the chef to feed us whatever he wished!!!! Rest was magic on the plate. Address & other details: zanotta Meal for 2: ₹5000 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & … Continue reading Zanotta (leela gurgaon)

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Moonlight – The walnut fudge shop since 1896 (Airport Rd, Parray Pora, Hyderpora, & Auqaf Building, New Shopping Complex, Block-A, University Main Road, Hazaratbal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir)

This is part of a series on our travel to kashmir. Read the 3 part travelogue here – part 1 – Srinagar part 2 – rest of kashmir beyond Srinagar part 3 – food in kashmir In a nutshell: A single item shop that has been around since 1896, selling walnut fudge – after the first bite of the fudge, the hands go into auto … Continue reading Moonlight – The walnut fudge shop since 1896 (Airport Rd, Parray Pora, Hyderpora, & Auqaf Building, New Shopping Complex, Block-A, University Main Road, Hazaratbal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir)

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Ladurèe (khan market, delhi)

In a nutshell: Two separate meals on two occasions – memorable. Great attention to detail on food. One of the best in that category in delhi – French cafe food (often better than at 5 star hotels). Candy shop kind of look & feel, highly Instagrammable. Good formal service. Address & other details: Ladurèe Meal for 2: ₹1000 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non … Continue reading Ladurèe (khan market, delhi)

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A stay at Oberoi Amar Vilas (Agra, india) & the story of Mumtaz mahal & architecture of Taj Mahal.

In a Nutshell: Outstanding warmth of staff, efficient service & some really simple yet outstanding, western food at this Taj Mahal facing hotel, where we could see the imposing, breathtaking Taj Mahal from the lobby, our bedroom, our balcony, our bathtub & even from the pot!! Address & other details: Amar Vilas Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries / Hotels reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by … Continue reading A stay at Oberoi Amar Vilas (Agra, india) & the story of Mumtaz mahal & architecture of Taj Mahal.

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A visit to tribal areas of South Odisha & stay at Desia Koraput & Chandoori Sai (Onukudelli, Kunduli, Lakshmipur, Bentalbiri, Goudaguda, koraput district)

  This is a travelogue & the idea is to share our experience during travel & provide information on what we saw / heard / gathered from our experiences & conversations. This is not an authoritative research paper on the Tribes of Odisha.   In a nutshell:   A rich, humbling, thought-provoking, experiential trip to the interiors of Odisha to meet, chat with & experience … Continue reading A visit to tribal areas of South Odisha & stay at Desia Koraput & Chandoori Sai (Onukudelli, Kunduli, Lakshmipur, Bentalbiri, Goudaguda, koraput district)