Earlier this week we told you that Varq, the fine dining Indian restaurant in New Delhi's Taj Hotel might be coming to New York. The Taj's corporate chef, Hemant Oberoi, mentioned as much to Food and Wine editor Jen Murphy.
Agoda.comVarq's New Delhi dining roomLast week, we got Tabla chef Floyd Cardoz's thoughts on why there aren't more fine dining Indian restaurants in the United States. This week, Food and Wine's Mouthing Off blog brings word of just such an establishment.
Floyd Cardoz has been the executive chef of Tabla since it opened in 1998. His ability to synthesize Indian and Western flavors and techniques, creating original but rooted food, is matchless in New York. Tabla recently merged its two entities--Tabla and Bread Bar---into one, and offers an &a ... More >>
As preparations are made to bury Mumbai terror victims Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg in Israel, the Staten Island Advance tells us about a New Yorker who escaped the attacks: tour director Rachel Cirincione of St. George, who was in Mumbai for training. When the violence erupted, Cirincione found exi ... More >>