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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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Chittaranjan Mistanna bhandar (on Shyam bazar Street, close to jatindra mohan avenue & Shyam Bazar street crossing)

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-1907 In a nutshell: A century plus years old kolkata sweet shop that serves hot roshogollas throughout the day & shuts shop around 7 pm, as soon … Continue reading Chittaranjan Mistanna bhandar (on Shyam bazar Street, close to jatindra mohan avenue & Shyam Bazar street crossing)

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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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Mrityunjay Ghosh & sons sweet shop (Sarat bose road, Garcha, near maddock square, 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-1928. We think this restaurant is OLD is GOLD for its food In a nutshell: A 94 years old bengali sweets & savoury shop, run by the … Continue reading Mrityunjay Ghosh & sons sweet shop (Sarat bose road, Garcha, near maddock square, kolkata)

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Himur henshel (road behind Patuli police station, baishnabghata, kolkata)

In a nutshell: A full fledged large & visually delightful, Bangladeshi food (predominantly) restaurant , whose food still reminds of good home food – not at all greasy, spices not on the face, minimal (if any) short cuts leading to flavours of ingredients expressed well, attention to detail to textures & really good taste. Address & other details: Himur henshel Facebook : Himur henshel Instagram: … Continue reading Himur henshel (road behind Patuli police station, baishnabghata, kolkata)

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Hello pumpkin (takeaway / home delivery delhi NCR)

This is review of a special bengali set menu (I call it BENgali BENto Box) by this global cuisine eatery. In a nutshell: An eatery who serves select dishes from different parts of the globe, serious about making good food from good local Produce & good quality Imported meats & fishes. Address & other details: hello pumpkin Instagram- hello pumpkin Facebook – hello pumpkin Meal … Continue reading Hello pumpkin (takeaway / home delivery delhi NCR)

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Bengali food festival by Pritha sen (the Oberoi gurgaon)

This post is about bengali food festival at three sixty one degrees restaurant, the Oberoi gurgaon dates – 9th to 19th September 2021 In a NUtshell A fabulous bengali pop up by journalist & food historian Pritha sen, ably assisted by Surojit Rout (founder, Ekdalia Road)…… three set menus to choose from – vegetarian, fishy, meaty. Loved most of the dishes – this was like … Continue reading Bengali food festival by Pritha sen (the Oberoi gurgaon)

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Satish chandra das (Bandha Battala Vivekanada More, Fathepur 1st Lane; Garden Reach, Besides Hari Sabha Ln, Kolkata)

In a NUtshell A 180 year old sweet shop that still makes fabulous sweets using traditional method, unlike many other famous sweet makers who have got in mechanisation to bengali sweet making. Result – the sweets are still as rustic & real as they used to be – most people can surely make out the difference in a blind test. Address & other details: Satish … Continue reading Satish chandra das (Bandha Battala Vivekanada More, Fathepur 1st Lane; Garden Reach, Besides Hari Sabha Ln, Kolkata)

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Gusto by sanhita (home chef, delivered all across delhi NCR)

In a NUtshell We are now getting addicted to the food by full time (week days) corporate lawyer & part time (weekend) home chef, sanhita – home delivered* all over delhi NCR from Chittaranjan park. Low on oil, traditional cooking methods, no short cuts, best ingredients, attempt to Perfection in each & every dish – all done single handedly by one person (no domestic help). … Continue reading Gusto by sanhita (home chef, delivered all across delhi NCR)

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A trip to Sundarbans, a stay at Sunderbans Jungle camp, Bali village & full day boat rides (West Bengal, India)

 In a Nutshell: This trip to Sundarbans ended up being one of the most intense, enjoyable, uplifting, eye opening & visually delightful trips we have had. A memory of a lifetime.   Address & other details:  Vanasafaris.com – http://www.vanasafaris.com/ Tagore society for Rural development – http://www.tsrd.org/ Sunderbans Jungle camp, Bali village – http://www.helptourism.net Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries / Hotels reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & … Continue reading A trip to Sundarbans, a stay at Sunderbans Jungle camp, Bali village & full day boat rides (West Bengal, India)