Embarking on a Culinary Adventure: Madam G Redefines Indian Dining in Kolkata

Embarking on a Culinary Adventure: Madam G Redefines Indian Dining in Kolkata

By Author

Published on December 16, 2023

Kolkata, a city known for its rich culinary heritage, is about to witness a gastronomic revolution with the introduction of Madam G, a modern Indian restaurant spearheaded by the dynamic Drishleen Sethi. Positioned at 2 Lee Road, Altitude Building, Madam G aims to redefine the city's dining landscape with its unique blend of tradition and innovation.

Madam G is not just a restaurant; it's a culinary haven curated to offer a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The menu, meticulously crafted by Drishleen and head chef Tanmoy Ghosh, draws inspiration from the diverse coastal regions of India. The dishes reflect a perfect amalgamation of traditional flavors and contemporary twists, promising a culinary journey through the country's culinary tapestry.

Among the standout offerings are the Soft Shell Crab Vada Pao, Kovalam Squid Fry, and the signature 'Madam G’s Malai Brioche.' These creations showcase a creative fusion of regional delicacies, presenting a fresh perspective on Indian cuisine. The 97-cover dining destination is designed to encourage shared experiences, with dishes meant to be paired with expertly crafted cocktails.


Madam G is not just about exceptional food; it's also a testament to Drishleen's commitment to breaking gender norms in the culinary world. With nearly seven years in Kolkata's upmarket F&B space, Drishleen aims to create opportunities for women beyond traditional roles. Madam G aspires to be a brand that promotes inclusivity, challenging the industry's traditionally male-dominated landscape.

The restaurant's ambiance is crafted to cater to diverse occasions. Whether it's a casual gathering with friends, a romantic date night, or a family outing, Madam G provides a versatile setting for various celebrations. The inviting space at 2 Lee Road promises not just a meal but an immersive experience, where every detail, from the menu to the ambiance, is thoughtfully curated.

As Madam G opens its doors, Kolkatans can anticipate a culinary adventure that goes beyond the ordinary. Drishleen Sethi's vision for Madam G is clear – to offer a fun Indian dining experience that combines the best of tradition and innovation. For those eager to explore the rich and diverse flavors of India in a contemporary setting, Madam G is set to be a go-to destination.

Stay tuned as Madam G becomes a culinary landmark, introducing Kolkata to a new era of progressive Indian dining. The restaurant's commitment to culinary excellence and inclusivity makes it a noteworthy addition to the city's thriving food and beverage scene.

The Lodhi Crowned Number One International Hotel for Food and Drinks

The Lodhi Crowned Number One International Hotel for Food and Drinks

By Nishang Narayan

Published on May 27, 2024

The Lodhi New Delhi has garnered international acclaim, being named the Number One International Hotel for Food and Drinks by Food & Wine 2024 Global Tastemakers. This accolade underscores the hotel's commitment to culinary excellence and its position as a leader in the global luxury hospitality sector.

Abhimanyu Singh Lodha, General Manager at The Lodhi, expressed pride in the recognition, stating, "This prestigious accolade from Food & Wine is a testament to our team’s dedication and our continuous effort to set new standards in luxury hospitality. We are honored to receive this distinction which acknowledges our commitment to providing exceptional culinary experiences."

Food & Wine, known for its significant influence in the culinary world, recognized The Lodhi for its outstanding dining and bar experiences. The hotel's restaurants, including the acclaimed Indian Accent, offer a blend of global and local flavors that promise sensory surprises and innovative cuisine. The Safari Lounge and Perbacco are also highlighted for their unique offerings that complement the overall dining experience.


Chef Dharmen Makwana, Corporate Chef at DLF Hospitality, and Chef Vijay Thapliyal, Executive Chef at The Lodhi, shared their enthusiasm for the recognition. They credited their innovative culinary strategies and the collaborative efforts of the culinary team for setting The Lodhi apart in the international dining scene.

The Lodhi boasts a variety of dining venues, from the global flavors of Élan to the contemporary Italian offerings at Perbacco, and the nature-inspired Safari Lounge. Each restaurant aims to create unique dining experiences that cater to the sophisticated palates of their global clientele.

With this recognition, The Lodhi reaffirms its commitment to excellence and innovation in the hospitality industry. The hotel continues to attract guests from around the world, eager to experience its top-rated culinary offerings in the heart of New Delhi.

About The Lodhi, New Delhi:

A Member of The Leading Hotels of The World, The Lodhi offers an urban oasis in the heart of New Delhi, near the historic Lodi Gardens. With a reputation for luxury and exemplary service, The Lodhi features spacious accommodations, world-class dining, and extensive leisure facilities. It remains a preferred choice for discerning travelers seeking a blend of luxury and comfort.

For more information or to make a reservation, please visit The Lodhi New Delhi.

Scuzo Ice 'O' Magic Launches First Lounge in Dehradun, Bringing Italian Delicacies and Healthy Desserts Together

Scuzo Ice 'O' Magic Launches First Lounge in Dehradun, Bringing Italian Delicacies and Healthy Desserts Together

By Shreenidhi Jagannathan

Published on May 26, 2024

Scuzo Ice 'O' Magic, India's fastest-growing popsicle brand renowned for its innovative live popsicle concept, is set to embark on an exciting new journey. The company will soon open its first lounge in Dehradun and Uttarakhand with its signature healthy desserts.

In the picturesque city of Dehradun, Scuzo Ice 'O' Magic is introducing a unique combination of healthy desserts and Italian cuisine. The new lounge will offer a variety of delectable options, including pizza, bruschetta, pasta, and more. This venture aims to create a welcoming atmosphere where customers can enjoy delicious food and socialize in a vibrant setting.


Gagan Anand, Founder of Scuzo Ice 'O' Magic, expressed his enthusiasm for the new launch, stating, "We are thrilled to open our first lounge and are passionate about crafting unforgettable culinary experiences. Our Dehradun location showcases our dedication to innovation and quality. We invite customers to explore the richness of different cuisines within a vibrant lounge setting. We are confident that our new venture will successfully expand to other cities like Delhi/NCR, Bangalore, Rajkot, and Hyderabad."

Scuzo Ice 'O' Magic's new lounge in Dehradun promises to be a haven for food enthusiasts. The fusion of 'Italiano Cucina' with healthy desserts will offer a unique dining experience. Whether you're in the mood for a classic pasta dish with a refreshing beverage or a slice of authentic Italian pizza, Scuzo ensures every aspect of your satisfaction is covered.

As Scuzo Ice 'O' Magic continues to grow, keep an eye out for updates on new locations. This summer, indulge in the perfect combination of pasta, pizza, and refreshing drinks at Scuzo's newest lounge in Dehradun.

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India Sweet House Opens New Store in Mysuru, Expands Presence

India Sweet House Opens New Store in Mysuru, Expands Presence

By Nishang Narayan

Published on May 25, 2024

India Sweet House, a beloved name in traditional Indian confectionery, proudly announced the grand opening of its 26th store in the vibrant city of Mysuru on May 3rd. Located in the cultural heart of Karnataka, this new addition is set to become a local favorite, offering an exquisite selection of traditional sweets and snacks.

The inauguration event was honored by the presence of prominent figures such as Suttur Mutt Swamiji, Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, and Jagadguru Sri Veera Simhasana Mahasamsthana Mutt Suttur Srikshetra, along with Cine Artist Sri Sihi Kahi Chandru, the Brand Ambassador for India Sweet House.

Reflecting its commitment to cultural heritage, the new flagship store in Mysuru will feature the city’s beloved Ghee Jaggery Mysore Pak, crafted especially to celebrate the rich traditions of the region.

"We are thrilled to open our 26th store in Mysuru, a city renowned for its deep cultural and culinary heritage. This expansion is a testament to our dedication to making the finest traditional sweets accessible to everyone," said Shwetha and Vishwanath, Founders of India Sweet House.


The Mysuru store spans 1500 square feet, divided equally between two floors. The seating area on the first floor accommodates over 20 guests, providing a cozy space for enjoying the store’s culinary offerings. Furthermore, the brand also celebrated the opening of an India Sweet House Express at Paakashala on the Bangalore-Mysore highway in Channapatna, ideal for travelers, and is set to open another store on Kalidasa Road later this month.

India Sweet House is known for its commitment to quality, using organic ghee, khova, and fresh milk to craft its traditional delicacies. As part of the celebration, they are offering a special Buy One Get One free on chaats every Tuesday.

Visit India Sweet House in Mysuru:

Address: 26th Store, Heart of Mysuru, Karnataka

Website: India Sweet House

Special Offers: BOGO on chaats every Tuesday

Join the celebration of traditional flavors with India Sweet House in Mysuru, where every sweet tells a story of India's rich culinary arts.

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