Nu Cascade – Chinese Food Redefined


Uncle Beeren or some prefer to call him Beeren Sadhu (Hermit) was actually not related to our family but had been a co-worker of my father thus had been a frequent visitor to our house. His appearance was somewhat like a cartoon character with a height of around five feet and a very thin and … Continue reading Nu Cascade – Chinese Food Redefined

A Day at Swiss


“Hello, Didi is that you? Can you hear me clearly? Am I audible? Is it snowing out there? Did you make a snowman?” I had more questions before my elder sister could ever open her mouth. This was in the year 1998 and my sister was studying in Switzerland. Those were the days of ISD … Continue reading A Day at Swiss

Tea Trolling at First Flush


Well, I am lucky yet unlucky to have our president of the country share the same surname as mine. When I travel abroad some even ask me if we are related after hearing my name. To make things official “no” we are not related, in that logic even Hemanta Mukherjee would have been in my … Continue reading Tea Trolling at First Flush

Kolkata’s First Gourmet Food Truck


Food trucks are quite common across the United States of America and is considered as one of the prime examples of Street Food outlet. But here is India this is very much a new concept and is yet to catch on. Kolkata being a food lover’s paradise had some of these food trucks in form … Continue reading Kolkata’s First Gourmet Food Truck

Tea, Cookies and More…


What does a man needs in life? For me a cup of tea, a book to read and few bites to nibble. This is what I exactly found at Cha Bar which is a cafeteria inside Oxford Bookstore Kolkata. Being one of the landmark destination for booklovers in the city this place is visited by … Continue reading Tea, Cookies and More…