The servers at Indian Chillies helpfully walk first-timers through the extensive menu. Their suggestions cover a range of timeless and modern dishes, from the tandoori chicken—praised by the Sun Sentinel for its "scrumptious charred exterior"—to Indo-Chinese chow mein. Though the kitchen staff labors over several zesty entrees, they specialize in smaller plates, such as samosas, halal chicken wings, and various flatbreads.
Vegan, vegetarian, and meaty plates satisfy diners of all persuasions, whether they're perusing the menu or loading the buffet onto the back of their truck. As their ears bask in Bollywood tunes, guests can finish up by sipping a mango lassi or savoring gulab jamun, a lightly syruped dessert of milk-and-cottage-cheese balls.
The "Desi" in Ellie's Desi Kitchen refers to the diaspora of people from South Asia settled in all parts of the world?a fact reflected in the diverse range of dishes in the restaurant's menu. Guests chow down on an eclectic spread of steaks, chicken po' boys, veggie stir-frys, fluffy naan bread, spicy curries, and their specialty, a spicy chicken sub. The decor also reflects the cosmopolitan flavor of the bill of fare. Wall scrolls of flowers and birds hang over tables laden with American ketchup and mustard bottles, while a photomontage places Machu Picchu, the Roman Colosseum, and the Taj Mahal side by side?just like they are in real life.
The selection of Indian-inspired eats at Thali is far-reaching. The menu covers fish vindaloo, ginger lamb curry, and vegetarian daal tarka--lentils simmered in mustard, cumin, and chili. Diners can also sample Chinese-influenced dishes with a list of manchurians that includes cauliflower cooked with tomato, masala, and ginger-garlic sauce. Fifteen types of bread, from unleavened roti to chili garlic naan, accompany dishes and serve as a secondary napkin or tertiary baby hat.
To ensure the authenticity of their menu, Tandoor & Curry's proprietors hired a chef who draws upon more than 20 years of culinary experience, including many spent cooking at restaurants in Delhi, to infuse traditional Northern Indian flavors into each of Tandoor & Curry's dishes.
Before cooking skewered hunks of chicken and beef, the kitchen slathers cuts in a precise blend of Indian herbs and spices. They then slides them into a clay oven that reaches 500 degrees, the approximate temperature of the headband the sun uses to cool off. They can also cook chunks of chicken, goat, or lamb in creamy spinach, traditional curry, or creamy almond-cashew gravy. Along with meat-heavy portions, cooks produce housemade cottage cheese in creamy spinach sauce and simmers kidney beans in cream and butter.
Bite into freshly baked naan bread at Bengal Indian Cuisine, an Indian restaurant in the Media and Entertainment District area of Miami. Diners who avoid fat need to be careful, though, because Bengal Indian Cuisine's menu does not offer low-fat options. Bengal Indian Cuisine's fully stocked bar is a perk for patrons who enjoy a fine wine (or more) with their meal. You won't need to get a sitter before heading to Bengal Indian Cuisine — kids are more than welcome at this family-friendly establishment. You won't feel cramped at Bengal Indian Cuisine, even with a large party — the restaurant is perfect for large groups.
Whether it's just you and a date or you're bringing the whole gang, it's best to call ahead and make a reservation. No need for a wardrobe change when you hit Bengal Indian Cuisine — it's strictly casual. Bengal Indian Cuisine also offers delivery and carry out if you're in the mood for the restaurant's cooking but prefer to provide your own ambience. Looking for something delicious to serve at your next party? Bengal Indian Cuisine also offers catering.
The restaurant is next to a parking lot, but drivers can also settle for street parking.
Typical diners should plan to spend about $30 per person on Bengal Indian Cuisine's moderately priced fare.
Season your day with some Indian spice — Anokha Indian Restaurant serves top-notch Indian-style cuisine. No need to miss out on Anokha Indian Restaurant just because you are avoiding fat or gluten. The restaurant has tons of options that can accommodate your dietary needs. At Anokha Indian Restaurant, kids of all ages are welcome. You won't feel cramped at Anokha Indian Restaurant, even with a large party — the restaurant is perfect for large groups. Don't stay cooped up on a beautiful summer day! At Anokha Indian Restaurant, you can dine outdoors on their lovely patio. Wifi here is on the house. Your pooch is also welcome at the restaurant.
Whether it's just you and a date or you're bringing the whole gang, it's best to call ahead and make a reservation. You can also serve food from Anokha Indian Restaurant at your next party — the restaurant offers catering. You can also grab your grub to go.
Brush up on your parallel parking skills — the restaurant's Commodore Plz location offers nearby street parking.
Typical diners should plan to spend about $30 per person on Anokha Indian Restaurant's moderately priced fare.