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 relation.

Now you might ask why our presidents name get mentioned in the very first paragraph of my blog, well to come to the point this blog would not have happened if his excellency Sri. Pranab Mukherjee would not have landed in Kolkata and happen to take the same route that I was supposed to take en route to meet a friend in Golpark near Gariahat, Kolkata.

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Kolkata’s First Gourmet Food Truck

Kolkatas First Gourmet Food Truck (1)

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 of Benfish busses which used to shell out the staple Fish Fry, Fist Butter Fry, Fish Fingers etc. The choices were pretty much within few items and hygiene could actually not be questioned. There were also some which were managed by ex-servicemen across the lakes and park but these generally stuck to tea, biscuits, cakes and chips.

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