Branding Bengal

I recently read in the news that Wally Olins, founder of Brand Consulting company Wolff-Olins had a very special proposal approved. Not that he hasn’t had special proposals in the past approved before this – they’ve branded the London 2012 Olympics as well. But by “special” I mean special to me and most others who hail form Bengal. Cheif Minister of Bengal, Mr. Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee … Continue reading Branding Bengal

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

Weekend @ MANDARMANI!

Year 2008 was amazing for me – “travel”-wise! I visited: Sindri in Bihar Jamshedpur in Jharkhand Surat and Baroda in Gujarat Pune, Solapur, Amravathi, Aurangabad and Nagpur in Maharashtra I am happy 2009 started well too – “travel-wise!” 🙂 I was at Mandarmoni with 3 of my friends in the weekend just gone by. Mandarmani is a virgin beach in the East Midnapore district of … Continue reading Weekend @ MANDARMANI!