ESTA Visa approved, so, you’re coming down to US for your vacation and you’re wondering where you can get the best Indian restaurants. Well, almost everything is bigger in the United States and that applies to the Indian community, whose huge presence is reflected by the numerous numbers of Indian restaurants in all states. Read on to find out where you can go to take care of your cravings for curry, vindaloo, and any other Indian cuisine.
When cravings for vindaloo, curry, fiery or shrimp strikes the D.C’s political sets such as President Obama and many others, the place they normally opt for is the luxury Bombay Club. There is more to this restaurant than just Indian cookery. If you need to dine and drink like royalty, then this is the restaurant to come to.
For Indian food prepared by professional chefs in New York City, all roads lead to Junoon, which is among the sexiest Indian restaurants in the United States. The chefs in an open kitchen do what they’re good at – presenting elegant and updated versions of traditional dishes such as goat cheese, mango cheesecake as well as Hyderabadi chicken korma among others. In short, it’s a recipe for a richly deserved Michelin star. Apart from great food, you’ll fall in love with the restaurant’s amber lighting, latticed sandal wood screens, luxuriously upholstered banquettes and pools.
If you’re craving for “dosas” – staple of South Indian cuisine – then you should head to Udupi Palace in San Francisco. This is the place to get expansive rice-and-lentil crêpes served along with coconut and tamarind chutney and regularly heaped with spiced potatoes. You can also make room for dishes such as sambar, idlis and uttapam.
Opened by a Raju Bhattarai, a great chef who defected from Philly institution Tiffin, Ekta brought to Philadelphia bold flavors that will surely singe your tongue. Just like many other tourists who come to take care of their cravings for Indian cuisine here, you can be sure that their lamb vindaloo will make you want to extend your stay in U.S.A. A glass of ice-cold mango lassi is not to be missed.
If you love Indian cuisine, then a visit to Los Angeles is never complete without visiting this casual market and cafe, which serve salty and sweet treats such as barfi ( a condensed-milk, and sugar dessert), as well as ‘bhel puri’ (puffed rice, potatoes and onions served in tamarind sauce).
With its contemporary furniture against a setting of Moghul-style archways, the peaceful Origin India makes you feel as if you’re away from the Vegas Strip. The kitchen of this restaurant boasts of mega-chefs and a variety of urban favorites such as Pani Puri and aloo papri chaat. The tender murgh dahi wala daubed very well in yogurt is not to be missed. Compared to other restaurants in Sin City, the prices here are very competitive and what you get is actually priceless.