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At Aesop's Tables, cooks prepare a menu of specialties that amalgamate the culinary traditions of Greece, Morocco, Spain, and Portugal. Seasoned, roasted lamb shank share menu space with shrimp that has marinated in a blend of spices and herbs for 24 hours. Plentiful vegetarian offerings include pitas topped with squash, peppers, and tzatziki.
Traditional North Indian cuisine is plentiful at AAB India Restaurant, a low-slung family-owned business on the south side of Indianapolis near I-65 at the County Line Road exit. A daily lunchtime buffet and a special Friday night spread features a variety of curry, tandoori and tikka dishes inside the traditional banquet-style room. If you’d prefer to order from the standalone menu, consider the samosa chaat. Garnished with spiced garbanzo beans, potatoes and chutney, the dish is a popular appetizer, while main-course options include lamb biryanis and chicken makhni. AAB India also offers more than fifteen vegetarian dishes, including a housemade palak alloo, which features potatoes cooked in spinach and flavorful spices. Authentic Indian beverages and desserts are a unique offering at AAB, where guests can sip on Indian tea, mango juice or even a lassi, the traditional yogurt drink.
As reported by Send2Press.com, culinary artisan Panna Lal Sharma has cooked for three former Indian presidents as well as prime minister Indira Gandhi. Now as the head chef of Tandoori king, Sharma rallies his best Indo-Pakistani flavors into a dynamic menu and buffet of fresh seafood, goat curries, and clay-oven tandoori chicken.