Hand picked eating places in Kolkata

A while back we spoke about how Kolkata was the cultural capital of India. In this post we are going to speak about the flavours of Kolkata brought to you by the people of Kolkata itself. Below is a list of hand picked eateries, restaurants and other good food joints in the city. Most of them are affordable, some are well known and as for the others, well as for the other budget food is the word.

  1. The Park Pavilion – Park Circus opp. Shiraz Golden Restaurant – try the buffet here.

 

2. Bhajahori Manna 

 

3. Jai Hind Dhaba 

4.  Mouchak, College Street 

 

5. OlyPub, Parkstreet – 21 Mother Teresa Sarani,Park Street 

 


Know of a good place to eat in Kolkata? Do let us know in the comments below.

 

Budget food and other eating places in Chennai

A while back we had done a post – What is so awesome about Chennai, in which elaborated over the distinctive colours of the city. In this post we bring to you handpicked eating places in Chennai you could often eat at (absolutely delicious food) –

1. Dakshin9, Sheraton Park Hotel and Towers – yes, so we went a little overboard with the first suggestion. But it is a fine dining place nevertheless.

2. Kati Roll Shop, Golapuram

3. Chennai Rawther Thalapakattu – give the biryanis here a try.

 

4. Dindukal thalapakati – plus one for biryani and non – veg

 

5.  Friends park valasaravakkam

Places Delhi loves to eat at

We had done a post before on eating out in the city – Try these eating places in Delhi this weekend. But those were our suggestions. So we asked the people of Delhi what places they loved to eat at and below is a list of the same –

1. Not just Paranthas – You are gonna love this one. They have joints all over the cities and the paranthas are simply to die for. Go ahead, don’t think much, just go here and eat.

2. Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk, Paranthewali Gali – we don’t have to say any more 

3.  Khan Chachas – If you haven’t had the rolls here, you haven’t had the rolls here

4. Rajinder Dhaba, Greenpark – amazing curries, chilled out atmosphere, booze nearby, what more can a man ask for?

5. Cyber Hub, Gurgoan – all eating places under one roof

Here are some other places which Delhi loves –

Carnatic Cafe, New friends Colony
Navedhyam, throughout the city
Khan Market
various joints in Laxmi Nagar
everything in Hauz Khas Village
different joints in Shahpur Jat
Nizam, CP
IHC
QD, Satya Niketan
Parantha Gali, Qutub Institutional Area


Have a favourite eating spot in Delhi? Do let us know in the comments below. Happy eating!

 

Navi Mumbai – The Mecca of Immediate Progress

Thinking of visiting Navi-Mumbai?
Here are a few things you should know, also some other things which might help you –

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The planned township of Navi-Mumbai is the brainchild of legendary architect Charles Correa (appointed chairman of the National Commission On Urbanization Of India in 1985,by then Hon’ Prime minister Rajiv Gandhi).It was initially meant to de-congest Mumbai Zone after its surreal population rise over the years. The idea pitched for Navi-Mumbai was for it to get recognition amongst best cities around the globe.

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Since then, it hasn’t achieved its former target but has been successful in its pursuit of being one of the few best to live in. This city displays a classic example of the process of urbanization in India. It has developed tremendously in the last 10 years as it witnessed quick progress and evolved into a happening new place comprising of posh residential complexes, malls, restaurants, multiplex theatres and various other landmarks.

Located about 29 km towards the north eastern part of Mumbai. Navi-Mumbai is an attractive city with numerous beautifully planned nodes such as Vashi, CBD-Belapur, Kharghar and Nerul being the prime ones.

Perks Of Living In Navi-Mumbai

1) Real Estate Agenda
Real Estate Projects in Navi-Mumbai considerably cost less than what is offered in Mumbai Zone. Icing on the cake is that the cost of living in Navi-Mumbai is also less since real estate investments value are less. Real estate rates may vary from the place to place depending upon its location and amenities available around it.
Housing Trivia – Navi-Mumbai is also known to be home to one of the finest musicians to have ever graced the musical universe,Shankar Mahadevan (of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Fame).

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2)Transportation
This well-planned city has numerous flyovers, enormous parking spaces and broad roadways. You can get around using the most common form of transportation – BEST/NMMT powered buses or Harbour Line trains, whose railways stations are also beautifully constructed. In case, you have to travel across the nodes of Navi-Mumbai, auto-rickshaws are the most sought after means of transport. Travel within any of the nodes is always efficient by auto-rickshaw through fare meter. With the help of ZopHop Android Mobile App you can get to know cheapest fares & fastest routes to get to your destination.

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3)Schools & Colleges 
Navi-Mumbai is one of the such destinations in the country which has the best of the facilities and the best of schools & other educational institutions to impart education & wisdom. There are few of the many schools & colleges to name such as Fr.Agnel’s Multipurpose School (Vashi), Ryan International School (Nerul & Kharghar), D.Y.Patil International School (Nerul), D.Y.Patil Engg College (Nerul),Pillai’s Polytechnic (New Panvel), SIES College Of Sci,Arts & Comm., etc.

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4)Shopping Malls & Eateries
The food here caters to all kinds of tastebuds which includes everything from South,North,Central & West of India) by various hotels & restaurants and also the globalization of the west has left its imprints in the name of McDonalds, Pizza Huts, Dominos, etc located in famous malls of the town such as Inorbit Mall (Vashi), Centre One (Vashi), Little World (Kharghar), etc. The luxurious eateries boasts of places like Barbeque Nation (Nerul & CBD-Belapur),The Global Culture (Sanpada,Off Palm Beach Road), Ahmed Bhai Restaurants (Nerul), Four Points (Vashi), The Park (CBD –Belapur).

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5)Hangout Places
The beauty of Navi-Mumbai is that you are blessed with these awesome places to hangout with your family & closed ones,being such as..*Kharghar Hills,Kharghar, *Central Park,Kharghar,  *Wonders Park,Nerul, *Rock Garden,Nerul, *Sagar Vihar Lake,Vashi.
Pubs and Coffee Shops around every corner of the town like CCDs ,Starbucks ,Rain Lounge, Cult Lounge, The Angrezi Pub, Brew House Café, to name a few.

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6)Landmarks
As of date, the whole of Navi-Mumbai is regarded as a ‘Landmark’, but none other the less it consist of many landmarks such as,
*D.Y.Patil Stadium, Nerul.
*Utsav Chowk, Kharghar.
*Central Park, Kharghar.
*CIDCO Kharghar Valley Golf Course, Kharghar.
*Coast along Palm Beach Highway, Nerul.
*Belapur Fort, CBD-Belapur.
*Pandavkada Falls, Kharghar.
*CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Vashi.
*Proposed Navi-Mumbai Intl’ Airport, Panvel.

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10 Amazing things about the Pink City Jaipur

1. Food: The kind of food one can eat in Jaipur makes the city really special. From traditional delicacies such as daal bati churma, ghevar, pyaaz kachori to contemporary stuff, Jaipur is the perfect destination for all foodies.

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2. Greenery: There are several parks and gardens for locals and tourists which give the city a green status. This includes Central Park, Jawahar Circle Garden, Technology Park, Kanak Vrindavan Garden, Vidhyadhar Garden and Jaldhara Garden. Community parks in every colony and every location keep people connected to nature and at the same time work as a special bonding of society.

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3. Shopping: The shopping places and the shopping experience that Jaipur provides remains one of its kind. Street markets like Bapu Bazaar, Johri Bazaar etc cannot be found anywhere in the world.

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4. Temples: Temples like Govinddevji, Birla Temple, Galta Temple are just awe-inspiring and each temple is unique in its own way.

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5. Several Outing Places: Outing places like Nahargarh, G.T., Saras Parlour, Jaldhhara, Jawahar Circle, World Trade Park, Jal Mahal, Statue Circle etc. make the pink city special.

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6. Rich Heritage: The history of Jaipur as one of the first planned cities of the country, pink coloured-walls and rich architecture makes it really special.

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7. Tech-Savvy: At the same, Jaipur’s Metro, World Trade Park and Science Park provide a peek into the future.

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8. Animal-Rides: The super-awesome elephant and camel rides that one can take in Jaipur and the excitement of driving car or bike side by side of an elephant make the pink city super-special.

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9. Haven for Jewelry lovers: Jaipur’s gems, jewellery, fabrics, handicrafts are very integral part of Rajasthani culture and that make every Jaipurite proud.

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10. Events Extravaganza: The culutral fests, exhibitions, fests and fairs like “Jaipur Literature Festival” and various other events at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Birla Auditorium etc touch thousands of hearts and make the city truly special.



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Try these eating places in Delhi this weekend

People of Delhi, is the heat getting too much for you?
Are you feeling drained and lifeless?

We know how sweaty and yucky it can get in Delhi and well all one wants to do is stay in near the ac at home, but what if we told there are some cool places you could chill at this this weekend and enjoy some great food and drinks!

East Delhi
1. Café 21 – Zomato Link
Hunting for authentic Italian food in East Delhi? Your search ends here- head to this place.

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2. Tesoro Mio – Zomato Link
Definitely one of the better-known places in this part of the city, come here for a hearty meal and a wonderful service.
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For the ones who put up in West Delhi

1. The Club Road Café – Zomato Cafe
This place is getting a lot of attention due to media coverage, innovative items in the menu and also because Sunny Leone paid a visit recently.

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2. The Backyard – Zomato Link
Not known to be pocket-friendly, but then again, good things don’t come cheap! Try this place for a fun night out with friends. Please don’t drink and drive!

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If North Delhi is home for you

1. QD’s – Zomato Link
If tandoori food is your idea of fun, then QD’s is your kind of place. Also popular for its yummy shakes and mocktails and a funky décor. Try this, you won’t regret.

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2. Big Yellow Door – Zomato Link
This place is known for its super delicious food, an amazing ambience, quick service and all this at really reasonable prices. No wonder, this place is always crowded. A word of caution: prepare to stand in the long queue.

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For the spoilt brats of South Delhi

1. Diggin – Zomato Link
Perfect for a lazy day out. You will love the ambience and the place as much as you will enjoy the yummy food and desserts. Don’t forget to carry that DSLR if you have one!

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2. Hauz Khas Social – Zomato Link
The most trending place in the city right now, if you still haven’t paid a visit to this innovative restaurant, you are seriously missing out on something.

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For those who belong to Central Delhi

1. Vault Cafe – Zomato Link
If music and dance with drinks is what you plan to do this weekend, it’s gotta be at Vault Café! Must, must visit!

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2. Q’BA – Zomato Link
Is a sumptuous buffet your path to instant gratification? Head out at Q’BA and you’ll thank us later!

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