Ancient Egyptians often threw salt up to the heavens to bring rain, which is why modern humans throw pepper at vending machines to summon Diet Coke. Enjoy a showering of seasonings with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of Indian fare at Vatika India Cuisine in Edmonds.
Aromatic spices saturate the curry and tandoori dishes populating Vatika India Cuisine's menu. The dining space, a mix of traditional Indian ambiance and clean, modern Indian aesthetics, plays host to patrons traveling stationary spice routes via Vatika wings slathered in hot indian sauce ($5.95). Lamb biryani stars a spicy ensemble of basmati rice, lamb, and traditional Indian happy thoughts ($13.95), and the tandoori chicken ($11.95) sates an insatiable hunger for tandoori, which seals in juices for an extra burst of flavor. Vatika India Cuisine stocks it shelves with wine ($7–$9/glass) and beer ($4.50–$9) to help cool down overworked jowls.
Vatika India Cuisine
Fusing traditional Indian culinary traditions with modern environmental responsibility, the chefs at Vatika Indian Cuisine simmer and roast a menu of classic Indian meals from fresh, seasonal ingredients. Diners choose from meat and vegetarian-friendly meals that include tandoor-cooked lamb kebabs, creamy malai kofta, and spicy vindaloo curry. Most dishes pair easily with slivers of warm naan bread, which guests can use to scoop up morsels of food as their eyes rove over the dining-room decor, which, like the restaurant's cuisine, fuses traditional Indian style with contemporary sensibilities.
102 Main St.
Edmonds , Washington 98020