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Indian Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Keep on Truckin': A Specialty Fusion Taco

    ​Each week, I'll be visiting a different food truck and reviewing one of their items. Know of a particular food truck I should move to the top of my list? Let me know in the comments section. This week, I made a stop by Fusion Taco at the Urban Harvest City Hall Market. It was my first time t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Paratha and Parrots (Yes, Parrots) at Alfa Capri

    ​Before meeting a friend to get dahi puri at Bansuri for Battle Dahi Puri -- it's only a snack, you know, not meant as a whole meal -- I decided to grab a bite of "real" dinner down the street so that I wouldn't be starving again at 10 p.m. and scarf down a tub of Fage yogurt because it's the ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Worst Indian Food in the City?

    ​Cold, greasy onion bhaji, gritty coconut chutney, lumpy rice and cold chicken curry are only a few of the treats we encountered on the lunch buffet at Chutneys (1010 Lamar). There was also lukewarm lentil soup and some hockey-puck idlis. A friend of mine had suggested we check out the lunch b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    $13 at Pavani Indian Cuisine

    Photo by Mike Giglio​ Where: Pavani Indian Cuisine, 10554 Southwest Fwy., 713-272-8259 What $13 gets you: As many circuits through the buffet line as you need. Plan to make at least a few. We walked in at 5:30 sharp, right when the place opens for dinner, which meant it was just us and the c ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 18, 2009

    Blue Planet Cafe

    Simple yet delicious food rules at this cozy coffee spot.

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Goat Brains Masala at Indika

    Photo by J.C. ReidIndika, the high-end Indian restaurant on Lower Westheimer, serves tandoori chicken, slow-cooked baby goat, grilled paneer and mulligatawny soup, along with kicked-up versions of crabmeat samosas, seared foie gras with onion masala and tandoori quail. But the dish almost every writ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Baked Eggs Over Creamed Spinach

    Got any leftover creamed spinach from the steakhouse or saag paneer from the Indian restaurant in the fridge? You can use them to make yourself a decadent breakfast. Baked eggs over creamed spinach is like an easy version of eggs Florentine. Heres’s the recipe. Butter a small baking dish, spread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    Shubhra’s Texas Peach Lassi

    Photo by Robb Walsh This quick and easy Indian yogurt drink is ideal for the end of summer when sweet, juicy Texas peaches are arriving at the farmers' markets straight from the Hill Country. This drink is quite versatile -- it can be served for breakfast, along with appetizers, as a dessert, or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2008

    Fantastic Naan at Kaiser Lashkari's Himalaya Restaurant

    I just came across a slideshow called "Foods You Shouldn't Eat" and – bam! – the first one listed was naan, which can clock in at 500 calories, so we're talking two to three hours on the elliptical. What to do? What to do? Well, I guess one could limit oneself to naan as a meal in itself. Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008
  • Dining

    February 28, 2008
  • Dining

    July 12, 2007

    Nirvana Indian Restaurant

    Brit expats looking for a "phal" need search no farther than Nirvana

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 10, 2007

    Brit-Indi is the New Tex-Mex

    British Indian food is like Texas Mexican food -- a cuisine unto itself. British-Indian TV chef Manju Malhi coined the term “Brit-Indi” (an awkward nod to Tex-Mex) to describe this style of Indian cooking for the British kitchen. With her “10 Minute Curries” and utterly relaxed approach to I ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 19, 2007

    Yatra Brasserie

    A chic new Indian restaurant on Main Street serves Desi-Tex tacos for lunch

  • Dining

    December 7, 2006
  • Dining

    October 12, 2006

    Montrose Vindaloo

    Is Indika the best Indian restaurant in the United States?

  • Dining

    July 27, 2006

    Escalator Buffet

    Bombay Brasserie's new second-story location will have to do for the time being

  • Dining

    May 18, 2006

    Pure Bliss

    In more ways than one, Balaji Bhavan is Little India's hottest eatery

  • Dining

    December 8, 2005

    Suburban Import

    Kiran Verma's culinary chutzpah finds a home inside the Loop

  • Dining

    June 30, 2005

    Tandoori Enchiladas

    Indian fusion cuisine and an awesome lunch buffet are drawing crowds to Cafe Monsoon

  • Dining

    February 3, 2005

    Modern Masala

    Houston’s upscale Indian restaurants are going through some changes

  • Dining

    December 23, 2004

    Sunday Chaat

    North meets South on NASA Road 1

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Dining

    July 8, 2004

    Curry for the Laddies

    London Sizzler serves up Indian food made the British way

  • Dining

    May 6, 2004

    Shrimp N' Ice Cream

    What to order at the Indian seafood restaurant Fish N' More

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Indian Restaurant

    Restaurant Indika

  • Dining

    August 7, 2003

    Chaat Room

    The candy's dandy, but the veggies are even better at Bombay Sweets

  • Dining

    April 17, 2003

    Wall of Flavor

    Phil Spector has got nothing on the Little Karachi neighborhood's La Sani Restaurant

  • Dining

    January 23, 2003

    Goat Doughnuts Go Global

    The Hot Breads franchise serves unique pastries to a worldwide audience

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best New Restaurant

    Restaurant Indika

  • Dining

    February 14, 2002

    Curdish Delight

    Raja Indian Restaurant

  • Dining

    December 20, 2001

    Gen Xmas

    What's a lonely Jew to do on Christmas? Nosh on kosher vegetarian Indian food at Udupi Cafe.

  • Dining

    April 19, 2001

    Bombay Beach Memoirs

    Lunch with Darayus Kolah

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Indian Restaurant

    Bombay Brasserie

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000
  • Dining

    July 13, 2000

    Veg Out

    Giant crepes? Hot and spicy cereals? Anand Bhavan provides vegetarians with some exotic options.

  • Dining

    May 25, 2000

    Currying No Favor

    The Classic Tandoor is anything but

  • Dining

    December 23, 1999

    Little Shiva

    The popular Indian eatery serves up major flavors - in small portions

  • Dining

    April 1, 1999

    Delhi-cious

    Ashiana offers more than the same old dal

  • Dining

    January 23, 1997

    A Dose of Dosai

    At Madras Pavilion, a South Indian treat is given its due

  • Dining

    May 23, 1996

    Hot Stuff

    Haveli turns up the temperatureto make an impression

  • Dining

    April 27, 1995

    The Year of the Indian

    Pavani proves reason to mark the calendar for celebration

  • Dining

    March 30, 1995

    Where the Chutneys Sing

    At Mogul, the curse of the local Indian menu is broken

  • Dining

    March 23, 1995
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    February 9, 1995
  • Dining

    January 12, 1995
  • Dining

    April 14, 1994

    Cult restaurateur

    Mickey Kapoor brings "Nouvelle Indian" inside the Loop

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