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The promise of the Calcutta South India Club


A thought had been troubling me for a while. How was it, I asked a few friends, that Kolkata, which had a thriving population of people from southern India once, hardly had any restaurants serving food from the region? I had eaten some good Kerala food at a place called Ammini several years ago, but always wondered why there were very few such eateries serving different kinds of southern Indian cuisine.

That was when I heard about the Calcutta South India Club. Situated in the heart of the city, near Hazra, it was once a remarkably popular place for people ...


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