Indian Food Los Angeles

Coconut Lunch Box Chicken Pepper Fry + Kerala Perotta

At Coconut Lunch Box in a Canoga Park strip mall, owner Abhilash Kurian serves fiery Indian cuisine from his home state of Kerala. He replaced short-lived Biryani Hut, a rare Sri Lankan restaurant, and...
Indian Food Orange County

Vishnu Indian Food Buffet

The buildings that line Sky Park Circle, an Irvine industrial park near John Wayne Airport, is sneaky interesting for food. The original location for increasingly popular Blackmarket Bakery currently houses Arnabel International (oils, vinegars,...
Chai Los Angeles

BADMAASH Bombay Cutting Chai

BADMAASH is a family-run Indian gastropub in L.A. from chef Pawan Mahendro and sons Nakul and Arjun. They’re willing to modernize certain dishes in their “badass” culinary arsenal, but the Bombay Cutting Chai is...
Restaurant Upland

Ashirwad: Count Your Gujarati Blessings in Upland

No meat? No problem. It took a leap of faith to follow the lead of a Bombay-born biochemical engineer, who I met on a Thanksgiving flight from Atlanta to L.A., but the payoff was...
Chef San Diego

Sitar: Finding Indian Rhythm in San Diego’s Sorrento Valley

The soundtrack of my youth was WXRK, a radio station known in the New York metro area as K-ROCK, which played classic rock bands like Bruce Springsteen, The Who and The Rolling Stones. Guitar,...
Indian Restaurant Silicon Valley

Chaat Paradise: Meat-Free Indian Food in Silicon Valley [CLOSED]

Considering the relative strengths of the Silicon Valley dining scene, at least one Indian meal was inevitable. Several online resources, including the San Francisco Chronicle, recommended Chaat Paradise, a vegetarian, Gujarati style restaurant that’s...