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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)

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Dada boudi hotel (ghosh para road, near barrackpore station, barrackpore, West Bengal)

In a NUtshell Absolutely worth our drive of 1 hour 57 minutes, one way, only to eat biryani here. Super enjoyable only when it is not seen with the lens of kolkata biryani. It is different from both Awadhi & kolkata styles, I call this barrackpori biryani.   Address & other details: dada boudi hotel  Meal for 2: ₹400  Cuisine type :  non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / … Continue reading Dada boudi hotel (ghosh para road, near barrackpore station, barrackpore, West Bengal)

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Onam pronam (SOUL FOOD COMPANY)

A delivery pop up (delhi NCR) of fusion onam sadya , bengali dishes by Pritha sen & Malayali dishes by Prima Kurien) This is a series about how eating out is, post COVID lockdown. Read about the previous dining out / takeaway / home delivery experiences after the COVID pandemic lockdown here – amar Jyoti tres spectra threesixtyone Tenali bagundi potbelly divine cafe lungta jamun … Continue reading Onam pronam (SOUL FOOD COMPANY)

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Park Street – kolkata Christian food by Home chefs Mrs. Leena Daniels & Ms. Antara Daniels (home delivery in delhi NCR)

In a NUtshell Stunning food that left us speechless, led us to over eat way beyond our routine. Address & other details: Park Street (insta: parkstreetjoint), +919810842901 Meal for 2: ₹ 1200 onwards Cuisine type :  vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & he has paid for the full Bill & tips also. http://www.yummraj.com does not have even one featured … Continue reading Park Street – kolkata Christian food by Home chefs Mrs. Leena Daniels & Ms. Antara Daniels (home delivery in delhi NCR)

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Grand market pavilion (ITC Grand Royal, kolkata)

In a NUtshell A Royal mess in terms of managing the restaurant, cold, over worked & badly trained staff who reminded me of Sukumar ray’s ‘ram garurer chhana, hanste tader mana’ (people who don’t smile), good ambience but nothing Royal about it, HOWEVER, a truely grand spread of dishes & very good food – our taste buds were super happy. Address & other details: grand … Continue reading Grand market pavilion (ITC Grand Royal, kolkata)

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‘Goalondo festival part 2’ by Pritha sen (three sixty one degrees, Oberoi, gurgaon)

In a NUtshell A beautiful evening spent in a lovely restaurant enjoying some absolute art on the plate & some other good bengali food from undivided bengal Address & other details: three sixty one degrees Meal for 2: ₹5000 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & he has paid for … Continue reading ‘Goalondo festival part 2’ by Pritha sen (three sixty one degrees, Oberoi, gurgaon)

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Ekdalia Rd (4/2 Ekdalia Road , kolkata)

This is a review of a pop up ‘Firinghee thala’ by food historian & culinary artist Pritha sen, at Ekdalia rd restaurant by Surojit rout, a Finance professional who worked as Solution Architect in Global IT firm who left his job in America to open this restaurant in kolkata In a NUtshell: A pop up that laid out dishes that showcase (with huge success), global … Continue reading Ekdalia Rd (4/2 Ekdalia Road , kolkata)

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Anti clock (park inn by radisson, Moolchand, New Delhi)

In a NUtshell: A nice, evening place, with retro live music , serving Indian food (from across the country) by a chef who has thousands of fans in gurgaon – Sushmit Daniels Address & other details: anticlock Meal for 2: ₹700 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by YUMMRAJ himself & he has … Continue reading Anti clock (park inn by radisson, Moolchand, New Delhi)