Situated on the banks of the river Hooghly in West Bengal, Kolkata is regarded as the intellectual, cultural, and artistic capital of India. A city that is replete with history and romance, Kolkata is also home to some of the best street food in India. And much of this culinary glory has to do with its multitudinous past that has rendered the city into a melting pot of cultures and cuisines from around the world—Chinese, Portuguese, Armenian. Kolkata boasts of a wide array of cuisines ranging from Bengali to Chinese and popular flavors from different parts of India, with each one equally tastier as the other. So join us in this enriching journey where we scout around the lanes and by-lanes of this historic city in search of traditional food and culinary stories.