Kahaani: Pre-release opinion – Oh Calcutta!

What is a pre-release review? – It is an opinion about a movie, about expectations BEFORE the movie is released. I hadn’t really thought I would ever write about a movie before even seeing it. But the Calcuttan in me (notice the archaic spelling!) could not resist. I was quite ‘taken’ by the trailer of the movie – it is distinctively Calcutta. Right from “Durga … Continue reading Kahaani: Pre-release opinion – Oh Calcutta!

Why I love reading Mint!

As a child, I was never much into Newspapers. While I was growing up in Kolkata, my life started and ended with The Telegraph. Before I started growing up (I mean, when I was really small!), I also remember seeing The Statesman around the house but as I started growing up, I started seeing less and less of that newspaper around the city. Although ‘Statesman’ was … Continue reading Why I love reading Mint!

Tastiest Dessert EVER: NolenGurer Ice Cream @ Oh! Calcutta

A few months ago I had reviewed 2 restaurants serving authentic Bengali cuisines – Kewpies and Oh! Calcutta. While Kewpies is a more regular (read: homely) place, Oh! Calcutta is a fine dining restaurant. Last night me and mom went out for dinner to Oh! Calcutta. While the service and ambiance was of the usual  high levels we have come to expect from Specialty Restaurants, what blew our … Continue reading Tastiest Dessert EVER: NolenGurer Ice Cream @ Oh! Calcutta