The Sushi Sexism

As I was reading up about Sushi a few years back, there were some shocking revelations that I found. I kept reading more and more about these misogynistic myths and practices around Sushis, and as I couldn’t find any comprehensive analysis on the issue, decided to jot down my notings. 1. Women shouldn’t eat Sushi:…

Sushi Somethings-I: The A-B-C of Sushi

  Japanese is fast becoming the hottest foreign cuisine in the country, shoving Chinese, Thai and Lebanese into the background. My first tryst with the much-famed Sushi was back in the year 2009, when I tried a few from a big box of sushi, rather apprehensively, during a family dinner at the Pan Asian, ITC,…

7 New Age Asian Dining Places to Rush to in Kolkata:

Growing up in a house where eating out was a bi-weekly ritual, the most pertinent question presented to me and my sister by my parents would be “Moghlai, Chinese na Continental?” Based on the answer the choice would be made amongst Kwality (Moghlai), Barbeque (Chinese) or Peter Cat (Continental), all standing tall in their full…

Ticket to Fuji

There has been a sudden spurt of new Japanese restaurants in the city and I was curious about this one for a long time. Fuji is a place that surely surprised me, in a very pleasant way that is. The entrance is not very noticeable and hence, if you don’t know of it, there is…

Pan Asian, ITC Sonar, Kolkata

Now this review is certainly long overdue. We visited this place for my sister’s anniversary dinner. The menu came in parts and was a little confusing and the service was painstakingly slow. But while we were waiting for our food to arrive, we could see the Japanese chef juggling his knives, eggs and coins and…