Kolkata has always been quite serious about food, and the city has recently seen the launch of several national restaurant brands. This has certainly created a lot of excitement among the city’s foodies and here is a list of places one can look forward to. Incidentally, all of the brands that have opened their doors to the city, in addition to their signature menus, have come up with city-specific menus that feature a range of interesting dishes the city is experiencing right now.
Here are 5 restaurants to look for:
It was in 1913 when Haji Karimuddin set up an eatery in Gali Kababian, Jama Masjid, which served delicious food, and in the past few years the brand has opened quite a few franchises all over India. So it’s no surprise that they recently opened in Kolkata, and now have several stores across the city for a short period of time. One such store is Karim’s Hatibagan, owned by Mr. Sudip Kumar Paul, Mr. Sumit Paul and Mr. Souradeep Paul, with an impressive size of 2500 square meters, spread over two floors and is more than 90 seats. Tastefully decorated, the restaurant offers a wide range of delicacies such as Nihari, Stew, Quorma, plus, to appease the palates of locals, Kolkata-style Dum biryani as well as some fish dishes and shrimp on the menu, like Tandoori Jhinga.
The brainchild of Zorawar Kalra of Massive Investors, Farzi Café recently opened its doors in the City of Joy, and has received rave reviews from critics and food enthusiasts alike. The menu is an interesting mix of some original Farzi dishes and the Kolkata-focused segment, among other things, has an interesting twist on jhaalmuri and aloor dom. The drinks here are quirky and offer lots of interactive fun, the music is upbeat and it’s definitely a great place to enjoy a nice meal or a drink.
Kake di Hatti:
Opened in 1942, Kake di Hatti recently debuted in Kolkata and became an instant hit. Featuring an all-vegetarian menu that includes, among other things, dark, rich, savory chana pindi, jumbo-sized naans, malai soy chaap and smoked butter masala. Gautam S. .Bajoria, the franchise partner of the brand.
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Kolkata finally has its first Parsi-themed restaurant from Olive Group of Restaurants, run by food entrepreneur AD Singh. With a fairly extensive menu, Chef Irfan Pabaney, Country Manager at SodaBottleOpenerWala, notes: “The taste of Parsi is quite similar to Bengali food, but with striking differences that set the menu apart. Ours has turned out to be very appealing to the townsfolk.” The brand recently opened to really positive feedback, and dhansaak, chicken salli, raspberry soda, and farcha have all become options. quite popular. The custard lagan is a great finish to the meal, followed by Parsi Dairy Kulfis and chocolate mousse.
Owned by Virat Kohli, One8 Commune recently opened its doors to Kolkata residents. With a kitchen strictly run by Chef Pawan Bisht, the menu can only be called a “global experiment”, where chefs try and combine local flavors to connect with the city’s gourmets. city. “I have a list of dishes that are inspired by local and seasonal ingredients, and I wanted to add more interesting touches to the menu,” said chef Bisht when asked about the dish.
In addition to these, several other brands are launching or are about to be launched in the city, so it looks like Kolkata’s food scene is sure to benefit with these additions.
https://food.ndtv.com/restaurants/5-national-restaurant-brands-that-recently-opened-their-doors-in-kolkata-2657935 5 national restaurant brands recently opened in Kolkata