Posts Tagged ‘indian’

Indigo Indian Restaurant Opens in NoMa Today

For the last two and a half years, husband wife team Dinesh and Nidhi Tandon have been serving stuffed roti and other Indian fare from small street stands—first in front of Union Station and then at Eastern Market and the seasonal Georgetown University Farmers' Market. As of today, they're able to expand their offerings with […]

Mixed Veggies: Free Meatless Mini Burgers, Tomato Politics, Seasons Changes

Quick hits on the meatless beat Yes, We Said Free: Oct. 1 is World Vegetarian Day and to honor the holiday, The Counter, a burger place in Reston, is offering a free mini veggie burger with the purchase of any burger. The Fruits of Our Labor: Tomato season is over, but that doesn't mean the […]

Weekend Feed: Spice Xing in Rockville

Spice Xing 100-B Gibbs St., Rockville, MD 20850 (301) 610-0303 Over the years, I’ve sampled garlic naan, naan stuffed with goat cheese, kashmiri naan with nuts and raisins, and, of course, regular ol’ naan blackened and blistered straight from the tandoor. But until I dined recently at Spice Xing, the new Rockville restaurant opened by […]

Weekend Feed: Rasika in Downtown D.C.

Rasika 633 D St., Washington, DC 20004 (202) 637-1222 Rasika has done something to Indian food that it seems like no one else has: It’s made it modern. And, apparently, that’s what people have been dying for. “I lunched at Rasika for Restaurant Week and was extremely pleased.” “From the modern décor, including glass chandelier […]

Weekend Feed: Indian Ocean in Cleveland Park

Indian Ocean 4221-B Connecticut Ave., Washington, DC 20008 (202) 362-4444 If any man has reason to reign in the fattier excesses of Indian cooking, it’s Raj Kapoor, owner of Indian Ocean. Kapoor’s 67-year-old father died in 1994 from a heart attack, followed shortly thereafter by his 41-year-old brother, who dropped dead at the breakfast table. […]

Weekend Feed: Bombay Curry Company in Alexandria

Bombay Curry Company 3110 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22305 (703) 836-6363 British street food still hasn’t enjoyed the renaissance that British haute cuisine has enjoyed in the past decade—want fries with mashed peas on top? Nope, me neither—but damn do I miss me some onion bhaji. The palm-sized fritters, called pakoda by some, are—probably […]