In & around Kolkata, previously known as Calcutta.

Food & Drink, Travel & Leisure

Dim sum, Hummus & Falafel

It was 30 March, Jaya’s stitches on her right wrist were removed. Things were looking okay. Her abdomen stitches would be removed next day. It was getting into evening, Jaya was in no mood to return to the hotel so early. I was a bit hesitant whether she would be able to roam around as … Continue reading

Miscellaneous & Offbeat

Jaya Is going for total hysterectomy

Jaya was suffering from pelvic endometriosis since last few years. Endometriosis happens when the tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of the uterus on the ovaries where it doesn’t belong. Currently causes for endometriosis are unknown. There is no cure for endometriosis, but it can be treated in a variety of ways, including pain … Continue reading

Arts & Culture, Food & Drink, Travel & Leisure

Kolkata Book Fair

I was returning from Gangtok on a two-week holiday from my institute after our third-year examination on February 1. My mom was in Kolkata to attend her friend’s daughter’s marriage followed by her routine medical checkups and consultations. So, I joined her in Kolkata. After her checkups and consultations at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, on February 2, … Continue reading

Food & Drink, Travel & Leisure

Mushroom Cappuccino and Murgi Posto

On 16 October 2014, we came to Kolkata for Jaya’s health check up at Quadra Medical Services, Hazra Road. We checked in at Great Eastern Hotel in Dalhousie area for our stay. It’s the oldest five-star hotels in all over Asia and its establishment dates back to 1840s during the East India Company rule in … Continue reading

Food & Drink

Nalen gurer ice cream

Well, I find it quite justified to dedicate this post on an innovative delicacy - 'Nalen Gurer Ice Cream', which we enjoyed today at Oh! Calcutta, Silver Arcade, EM Bypass, Kolkata — a Bengali cuisine restaurant. Jaya and I went to this restaurant for Bengali cuisine before catching our flight to Ranchi. We started with 'Aam-pora sharbat' (আম-পোড়া … Continue reading