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The Breakfast of Desi Champions!

The Breakfast of Desi Champions!

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: If you have a hankering for the traditional style of breakfast that you would get in the Old Country on special occasions at home or down at the corner dhaba when the urge for puri, aaloo, chole and halva was just too great to pass up, look no further than a […]

McDonald’s USA Expands its Popular All Day Breakfast Menu This Fall

McDonald’s USA Expands its Popular All Day Breakfast Menu This Fall

The company will add more breakfast sandwich favorites – Biscuit Sandwiches, McMuffin Sandwiches and McGriddles – to its national All Day Breakfast Menu OAK BROOK: This September breakfast fans will fall in love all over again with McDonald’s All Day Breakfast with more choices being added to the national All Day Breakfast menu. To continue […]

New Monthly Tastings at Great W’Kana for those Delectable, Hard to Find Dishes

New Monthly Tastings at Great W’Kana for those Delectable, Hard to Find Dishes

By Jawahar Malhotra MEADOWS PLACE: So, when was the last time you got a chance to eat a dozen varieties of kebabs all at one sitting and for a great prix fixe? Some people would go crazy for it, especially if you have eaten at the establishments in India which do this regularly, like BarBQue […]

At Mumbai’s Salman-Themed Restaurant

At Mumbai’s Salman-Themed Restaurant

Movie stars being (literally) worshipped in India isn’t really news. But some people don’t just want to build temples. Some, like five die-hard Salman Khan fans from Mumbai, want to build a shrine that you can visit for dinner. Rahul Kanal, Tabrez Shaikh, Sohail Siddique, Kursheed Khan, and Zafar Sayed Yusuf are five friends. They have the […]

Gourmet India: Central and Genuine

Gourmet India: Central and Genuine

By Sarah Taqvi IAN Correspondent HOUSTON: It’s hard to come by Indian restaurants where all the dishes are authentic and more importantly, made from fresh ingredients. Gourmet India is one such restaurant that is centrally located along Westheimer. From chaats to tandoor grills, it is the perfect cure for the cravings of traditional North Indian […]

Wok the Talk

Wok the Talk

By Malay Vyas SUGAR LAND: The word Wok evokes more than just the image of a cooking vessel, suddenly there is aroma, sizzle, heat and taste at the same time. Add the word Masala and now there’s an immediate hunger pang for something spicy, wholesome and mouth-watering. And yet when you walk through the doors […]

Mayuri Turns Ten with a Lot of Love from Friends!

Mayuri Turns Ten with a Lot of Love from Friends!

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It seems like just yesterday (how often do you hear that these days?) when Mayuri opened up its doors on Westheimer and Fountainview and everyone was raving about the space, the menu and “Oh, those lovely Indo-Chinese dishes”. Oh, how Time flies by and even though, as Bob Dylan sang “The […]

SongKran Kitchen in Uptown Park: Thai for Those Who Live to Eat

SongKran Kitchen in Uptown Park: Thai for Those Who Live to Eat

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: According to SongKran Thai Kitchen owner Jitten Karnani, the world is divided into two types of people: those who eat to live and those who live to eat. I had counted myself among those who eat to live, with daal and chawal as my favorite meal and Thai a little too […]

Masala Radio Gets Ruggles Green-Sugar Land to Spice up its Menu with Some Bollywood Flavor

Masala Radio Gets Ruggles Green-Sugar Land to Spice up its Menu with Some Bollywood Flavor

By Preanka Desai SUGAR LAND: Utter the magic words, “Buy-One-Get-One-Free,” people may notice. But hear Masala Radio’s lead RJ, Sunil T, say that on-air about a popular restaurant, like Ruggles Green, Sugar Land, it results in a long line, snaking down to the sidewalk! That’s what happened on May 31, when co-founders, Robert Guillerman and […]

The Pied Pipers of Desi Quick Snack Foods Out of a Truck

The Pied Pipers of Desi Quick Snack Foods Out of a Truck

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It’s a phenomenon that has been five years in the making but you have to experience it first hand to believe it. And who would have thought years ago that desi snack food tricks would make their presence felt in the humid, hot spot that is Houston? And felt they did […]

Durrani’s: The Unity of Food and Music

Durrani’s: The Unity of Food and Music

By Malay Vyas HOUSTON: Driving down Highway 6 on a Monday mundane lunch hour, a familiar hunger pang brought us to a stop at Durrani’s Tandoor N Grill at the West Bellfort intersection. South Asian stomachs are tuned to send out a particular frequency of hunger waves when in need for a nice Desi buffet. […]

Tandoory Taco Takes On Tex-Mex with Food that Tickles Your Tastebuds

Tandoory Taco Takes On Tex-Mex with Food that Tickles Your Tastebuds

By Parth Dwivedi THE WOODLANDS: Texas has no shortage of restaurants, and while a large part of its identity lies in its vast culinary experience, a growing part of that experience lies in Indian food. Anyone who has been to Houston can attest to the good eats. Needless to say I was nothing short of […]

Brothers Learn the Schlotzky’s Business Model, Then Hope to Flourish in Texas

Brothers Learn the Schlotzky’s Business Model, Then Hope to Flourish in Texas

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Avi Jain looks like just any other teen who visits most fast food places. He darts away with boundless energy to serve another client; catch up at the register or direct an employee. He has an easy smile and is quick to reassure the clients who kept pouring into his new […]

Chote Nawab: Nawabon ka Khana for Everyday Prices

Chote Nawab: Nawabon ka Khana for Everyday Prices

By Parth Dwivedi NEW YORK, NY: Walking up to the corner of 28th St. and Lexington Ave. in New York City, a grey banner in stylized white lettering lets you know you have arrived at Chote Nawab, the latest talk of the area. Shiva Natarajan, owner of Chote Nawab and other popular Indian restaurants in […]

Chowpatty Chat: Good Food and Bollywood Decor

Chowpatty Chat: Good Food and Bollywood Decor

By Vanshika Vipin SUGAR LAND: If you’re craving for some mouth-watering chaat, all you’ve got to do is hop on to your cars and drive to Sugar Land. After the grand success of Kurry Walah in Katy, Chef Nirman Shah has done it again. He has successfully opened a second restaurant in less that one […]

Avant Garde India Coffee House Opens on Hillcroft

Avant Garde India Coffee House Opens on Hillcroft

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Little India just got its taste of a classy place to have coffee, and not just any type. Its a South Indian style served in small shiny stainless style tumblers with the aroma that takes you back to India. And if you didn’t know anything about coffee, the facts are on […]

The Perfect Launch: Curry Digest Series with Street Foods of India

The Perfect Launch: Curry Digest Series with Street Foods of India

  HOUSTON: It was a perfect evening for Indian street food and chai as the weather reminded everyone of Mumbai’s monsoons as guests gathered at the Kiran’s Restaurant for the launch of Houston’s South Asian Lifestyle Society Magazine, ‘Lights Camera Action’ Curry Digest, a series by the digital magazine’s founder and editor, Ruchi Mukherjee, in […]

­Amazing Curries at Kurry Walah: Now Talk of the Town

­Amazing Curries at Kurry Walah: Now Talk of the Town

By Vipin Kumar ­KATY : The new restaurant in Katy, Kurry Walah, owned and operated by Chef Nirman Shah, a graduate of Indian Hotel Management (IHM), Ahmedabad has become the talk of the town. Before arriving in US, shah earned accolades working as Chief Chef at famous Rambagh Palace Hotel in Jaipur, a former residence […]

Chef Jaggi Promotes Indian Food at Food Giant Sodexo

Chef Jaggi Promotes Indian Food at Food Giant Sodexo

  By Pamela Parseghian GAITHERSBURG, MD: After seeing that requests for Indian and vegetarian dishes were increasing, Sodexo, a multi-national French food service company, in May will introduce to corporate accounts a new food station featuring the cuisine of India. Approximately 60 recipes will be offered. In late summer, the program will be rolled out […]

Standard Sweets Offers Homestyle Cooking

Standard Sweets Offers Homestyle Cooking

By Kalyani Giri HOUSTON: When Najjar Singh left his native Punjab in India for America in 1990, he brought with him cherished memories of his mother’s kitchen where the family gathered in the richly redolent atmosphere of simmering Saag Punjabi and sizzling pakoras. Those are comfort foods that he joyfully replicates at his newly opened […]

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