The Bread Bar at Tabla

I had dinner at the Bread Bar at Tabla last night, which was an interesting experience. It’s meant to be “home-style Indian cuisine,” as it’s at the “bustling street level,” separated from the posh-er Tabla. But are people really going to the Bread Bar for home-style khaana? With such mixed messages, it’s no surprise that there was something about the … Read More

outerborough appetite: indian food in jackson heights

There is Indian food on 6th Street and Indian food in Little India, and then there is Indian food in Jackson Heights. Forget the Jackson Diner, walk right past it to Delhi Palace. Take a seat along with the Indian families and the tourists and the new New Yorkers there bringing their out-of-town visitors. Ignore them. Focus on the food. … Read More

Curry-in-A-Hurry!

Well, Curry-in-a-Hurry certainly delivers on its name, when you dine in! I tried my favorite dish–palek paneer–on Tuesday, February 22nd at this no-fuss, no-nonsense eat-in or take-out restaurant on the corner of Lexington and 28th Street. The counter-boys also convinced me to try two chicken kebobs. Well this little meal comes with a all-you-can-eat salad and all-you-can-muster chutney bar for … Read More