Kolkata Blues

I left Kolkata - for the first time – in mid-2010. I can’t say I was sad or even depressed. I was going to visit the city frequently enough. A year later, a slow realization dawned on me. As a working professional, my visits to the city would become restricted. Ever since, I’ve been moving …

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Gastronomic Offenders

One of the ‘lesser’ demons of the postmodernist society - at least in this part of the world - is the appalling food culture that we have come to embrace. Takeaways, home deliveries, quick service, street stalls, there are a number of easy substitutes to escape the drudgery of cooking or eating the bland food …

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