with tea, we had to taste the most favoured accompaniments—the telebhajas (fried fritters and savouries). My first stopover was Allen’s Kitchen on 1, Jatindra Mohan Avenue, near the Sovabazar Metro station.
No other fruit enjoys such popularity. Mangoes originated in India over 4,000 years ago and are considered to be a sacred fruit. Mangoes spread gradually throughout Asia and then to the rest of the world. Today, Asia grows 75 per cent of the mangoes in the world.
It makes one feel happy at the vibrancy of these cafés. Be it their décor, well curated menus, customer profiles and/or their savvy staff—all together have contributed to the mood and popularity of these places.
At the dining table the conversation had over food among different genders, races and social communities has the scope to reduce preconceptions and prejudices which is why food can initiate a strong social community bonding.