No clue what a dahi papdi is? Aloo gobi or vindaloo? Wondering what the hell a paneer tikka is? I'm Indian, and I don't even know what's in chicken 65. Or jalfrezi. Indian food can seem wildly exotic, and sometimes mysteriously unappealing, just like the jolting aromas, loudly chaotic streets ... More >>
Hillcroft and Raja Sweets have become the epicenter of Houston's vibrant Indian population.
Jason WolterTexas Connection: Joe Ely, Lucinda Williams and Townes Van Zandt (not pictured)See lots more iFest pictures from Saturday and Sunday (and some food) in our slideshows. Yes, it was hot at iFest this weekend. Houston hot. Sunday afternoon, partway through Lucinda Williams' surprisi ... More >>
A few weeks ago over at Shiftwork Bites, I wrote about making molé for International Hot and Spicy Foods Day. I had asked various friends and acquaintances for piquant suggestions, and then promptly ignored all of them and made something else, instead. In a gesture of goodwill, and because t ... More >>
Feasting at Sweet n Namkin and Salaam Namaste.
These super-kind folks have been doing knockout Pakistani and Indian food for more than 16 years.
This 16-year-old Indian restaurant is still turning out great curries; just don't expect atmosphere — or silverware.
While writing this week's review of Sher-E-Punjab, we sampled the plain naan and the garlic naan, the dense, vegetable-stuffed paratha, and onion kulcha. Our hands-down favorite, and the best bread to get with the spicy goat vindaloo and fiery chili chicken at this little restaurant and sweet ... More >>
Bombay Brasserie's new second-story location will have to do for the time being
Bounce to beats unlimited at Bayou Bhangra's monthly parties
What to order at the Indian seafood restaurant Fish N' More
Except in the music of Indian-American DJ Navdeep
Lunch with Darayus Kolah
Cornershop's East/West diplomacy is as soothing as it is sophisticated
The music is called bhangra, and it's the sound of a whole new way of being Indian. Or Pakistani. Or Bangladeshi.