St. Patrick’s Day – Rediscovering My Irish Roots

Preface: Celebrated every year on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day is a feast to commemorate the death anniversary of St. Patrick- one of Ireland’s patron saints who ministered Christianity in Ireland in the 5th Century. Very few are aware that my maternal Great grandmother was Irish who I had the privilege of knowing for 13 years. Having the Irish gene in me, therefore, helped me to rediscover this day in a different light. Read on.

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Dear Diary,

Hope all’s well.

I don’t know why I refer to you as a first person each time I begin to write; when all I do is just vent out my words, smearing your pages with ink and a whole lot more. Barring the emotional anecdotes, let me share a Gobbletrot with you instead.

Today’s Gobbletrot is my tryst with hidden gems all the way in Florence, Italy.

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Food For Walk : The Office Edition

Preface: 3 Food Bloggers. 3 Street Food Destinations. 1 Unique Collaboration. That’s the idea of what you’re about to read and feast your eyes on! This is the story of how Foodie Dada, Kolkata Foodie and A Pinch Of Salt decided to head out for not your regular food walk, but to explore those gastronomical terrains that satiate the hunger of 1000s of employees in the city. Read on!

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Calcutta Chai Par Charcha

Preface: Five establishments in Kolkata have decided to pay their tribute to the Monsoon season, by introducing a curated Monsoon festival, you would die to be a part of! Read on!
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Invest Anew…via Tiffins!!

Preface: Tell me something honestly? How many of us could go on eating outside food on a daily basis just to avoid carrying tiffins? You can take it from me in writing that 99% would give up within the first 2 weeks and crave for home cooked food easily. So why the hesitation to carry a traditional home cooked meal to work or school? Many sight the problems like the leaking of liquids (dal, raita, soups) or the food simply going cold; and though there are microwaves, the essence of that hot meal packed for you in the morning is gone. Well, time to bid goodbye to all these problems and bring in a new kind of Meal culture that is bound to make you emotional towards tiffin boxes once again. Say hello to the Vaya Life.
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Top 6 Mango Festivals In Kolkata You Must Luxuriate In

Preface: Like every year, the Mango Monarchy is here yet again to rule your hearts and taste buds this summer. I for one always used to associate my school summer holidays with the advent of Mangoes. These delicious, luscious and juicy treasures are currently dawning a new avatar at these SIX specially curated Mango festivals in Kolkata. Go ahead and take your pick!

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Wow Your Mom This Mothers Day

Preface: Last year, I was elated on seeing how each of you left no stone unturned to make your mommies and daddies feel special on International Mother’s Day. This year too, go Wow your parents by thoroughly pampering them and availing these offers happening in your city on May 13, 2018!
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An Introduction To Lesser Known Bengali Sweets

Preface: Had written this article for WhatsHot Kolkata (then TimesCity Kolkata) so thought of reflecting the same out here. Here’s introducing a list of some lesser known sweets in Bengal that somehow remain hidden from the national limelight but are a rage within its territorial boundaries.

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