Illumination of Victoria Memorial, Kolkata in India - photo from pikrepo.com under CC0 1.0
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KOLKATA AND MUMBAI: ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS PICKED BY ANTHONY BOURDAIN ON NO RESERVATIONS

When Anthony Bourdain visited the cities of Kolkata and Mumbai in India on his show No Reservations Season 2 Episode 6, he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased on No Reservations – Anthony Bourdain Kolkata and Mumbai, all in a convenient list:

DISH – Whole Tandoori Chicken

WHAT IS IT?

Whole chicken spiced with masala and roasted in a tandoor.

WHERE IS IT?

তাজ বেঙ্গল, কলকাতা (Taj Bengal, Kolkata)
34-B, Belvedere Rd, Alipore
Kolkata, West Bengal, India

ANTHONY BOURDAIN KOLKATA AND MUMBAI NOTES

According to Tony, “The chefs at Tan Bengal make one hell of a chicken dinner.”

DISH – Puri Bhaji

WHAT IS IT?

Fried up flour (puri) with potatoes, vegetables and curry.

WHERE IS IT?

MULLICK GHAT FLOWER MARKET Hawkers Committee
p222, 1, Strand Bank Rd, Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh
Kolkata, West Bengal, India

ANTHONY BOURDAIN KOLKATA AND MUMBAI NOTES

Mullick Ghat Flower Market is the biggest flower market in Kolkata, found under the Howrah Bridge, with various food stalls around it.

DISH – Jhalmuri

WHAT IS IT?

Puffed rice with potatoes, wheat crackers and spices, topped with a sauce made of sugar, molasses and fresh cilantro

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WHERE IS IT?

ময়দান (Maidan)
Maidan
Kolkata, West Bengal, India

ANTHONY BOURDAIN KOLKATA AND MUMBAI NOTES

Maidan is a large urban park in Kolkata with cricket grounds and food carts.

DISH – Kebabs, Falooda, Baida Roti, and Magaj

WHAT IS IT?

Kebabs – grilled skewered meat like kidneys, minced lamb, chicken tandoori, and lungs; Falooda – dessert drink of fresh coriander seeds, rose water, vermicelli, homemade ice cream and milk; Baida Roti – fried minced meat and eggs in chapati bread; Magaj – animal brains fried with tomatoes, onions, peppers, garam masala and spices.

WHERE IS IT?

भेंडी बाजार (Bhendi Bazaar)
Ajmer, Bhuleshwar
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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ANTHONY BOURDAIN KOLKATA AND MUMBAI NOTES

Bhendi Bazaar is the muslim section of Mumbai, known for its food street.