Restaurants: Kolkata has many restaurants that serve Bengali and other national as well as international cuisines. You will get the right ambiance in the restaurants here. Visit restaurants serving authentic Bengali fares at 6 Ballygunj Place, Tero Parbon and Kasturi or the restaurants of Peerless Inn.
Dishes: Bengali sweets are famous worldwide. The famous white spongy balls called ‘Rosogulla’ are everybody’s favourite. The food here includes more of fish, rice and lentils. The mustard gravy is used to cook the ‘hilsa’ fish and it is probably the signature dish of West Bengal. You must try out the popular and famous Kolkata style biriyani while in Kolkata. The sweets and desserts of interiors and suburbs in West Bengal have another tale to tell, they are so delicious and delicate to the taste buds. Venture into Birbhum and Burdawan and Barasaat for sampling some of these. You must also try out the ChingriMalaikari which is huge, succulent lobsters dipped in mustard sauces.