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Indian Food and Cooking

  • Dining

    May 8, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Taj Mahal, A New Restaurant Serving Modern Indian Cuisine in the Delmar Loop

    If you walk into Taj Mahal (567 Melville Avenue; 314-721-4499) during lunchtime, co-owner Merwin Rebello will likely be the one to greet you at the door. The first question he'll ask is if you'd like to partake in the buffet, followed by whether or not you'd care for some mango lassi. Try to get in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    Taj Mahal Now Open in the Loop

    Taj Mahal is now open at 567 Mehlville Avenue in University City, in the space vacated by Booster's Cafe in September. The Indian restaurant is owned by veterans of India's Rasoi in the Central West End. See also: Booster's Cafe in the Loop Closed

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    First Look: India Palace's Second Location Spices Up Downtown

    "You'll want to keep your water glass close. This is really hot," forewarns owner Jesse Nagra of India Palace (711 Olive Street; 314-621-8533) as he sets a silver dish of lamb vindaloo, one of the house specialties, onto the table with a plate of basmati rice. Tender chunks of lamb stew in a steamy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    The 7 Best Indian Restaurants in St. Louis

    Gut Check has been looking back on the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2012, but we're also keeping an eye on the Best of St. Louis 2013 by nominating finalists for our awards this fall. To see hundreds more winners and finalists, suggest your own contenders and download the Riverfront Times Best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    First Look: Bombay Food Junkies Food Truck

    When Sid and Krupa Panchal moved from Mumbai (formerly Bombay) to St. Louis eight years ago, they knew they would miss the street food of the coastal Indian city. Finding that none of the Indian restaurants in town specialize in the type of food traditional to Mumbai, the Panchals took matters into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    The Veggielante Gulps Gokul Indian Restaurant

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    The Ten Best Vegetarian Restaurants in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Indian and Pakistani "Fast Food" Restaurant Coming to U. City

    New life for Indian Food?​Signs in the windows of 6800F Olive Boulevard, the westernmost storefront of the small strip mall at the intersection of Olive and Ferguson Avenue in University City, tout the imminent arrival of an Indian and Pakistani "fast food" restaurant. There is no official signage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Battle Chicken Korma: India Palace Vs. Sukhi's Gourmet Indian Cuisine

    ​Gut Check receives a lot of press releases for new products. Many are useless, but occasionally one passes through that piques our interest. In this case, Sukhi's Gourmet Indian Cuisine made us do a double-take with their promise of all-natural, authentic, complete Indian meals that can be pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Spicing Things Up with House of India

    Welcome to Lunch Bucket List, a recurring feature in which Gut Check checks out the many lunch specials available at restaurants around town. Know a lunch special we should check out? Drop us a line.Emily WassermanA plate from House of India's all-you-can-eat buffet​ The Place: House of India ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Battle Mango Lassi: Gokul vs. Flavor of India

    ​Mahatma Gandhi probably wouldn't be thrilled that we're fighting. But despite the hardships of his life, Gandhi never lived in a climate that rockets from 45 to 90 degrees in a matter of days. Such sudden charges into the flaming death heat can make some of us abandon our policies of nonviole ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Gokul Indian Restaurant Now Open in the Delmar Loop

    Annie ZaleskiNow open just east of the Loop: an all-vegetarian Indian restaurant.​ We were ridiculously excited to try Gokul, the new all-vegetarian Indian eatery that just opened on Delmar, a few blocks east of the Pageant Theatre (6101 Delmar Boulevard; 314-721-1888). For one thing, we loo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Indian Food in University City Has Closed [Updated]

    ​Indian Food, the Indian and Pakistani restaurant at 8629 Olive Boulevard in University City, appears to have closed. A sign advertising the restaurant for lease is in the front window, and the phone number has been disconnected.I reviewed Indian Food in 2007, and it was one of my favorite restaur ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    "Come to Pappadam": A Review of Overland Indian Restaurant Haveli

    Jennifer SilverbergTake a closer look at the Indian restaurant Haveli.​Haveli is an Indian restaurant that opened at 9720 Page Avenue in Overland late last year. It may look a little dowdy from the outside, but inside I discover, once again, the transporting power of good Indian food. Read my revi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Photos: Haveli Indian Restaurant on Page Avenue in Overland

    This week's dining column by Ian Froeb covers Haveli Indian restaurant on Page Avenue in Overland.Photographer Jennifer Silverberg brings back these eighteen photos from the restaurant, its kitchen and the people behind it. Here are a few highlights. Photo: Jennifer SilverbergTandoor chef Inderjeet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Review Preview: Haveli

    Jennifer SilverbergTandoori chicken and mango lassi at Haveli​This week I visit Haveli, an Indian restaurant that opened late last year at 9720 Page Avenue in Overland. Follow me over the jump for a sneak preview of my review.

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    A Table for How Many? at Haveli Indian Restaurant

    We don't expect our favorite Italian, American, Thai, sushi or Bosnian restaurants to serve food buffet-style. But when it comes to Indian food, St. Louisans have become spoiled by lunch buffets and often don't even consider having Indian food for dinner."How would I know what to order on the dinne ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Review Slideshow: Mayuri

    Jennifer Silverberg​My review of the Indian restaurant Mayuri is now available online. Mayuri is located at 12513 Olive Boulevard in Creve Coeur, in the space previously occupied by the Indian restaurant Ruchi. For more information, call 314-576-7272 or visit the restaurant's website. In this week ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Café Lazeez

    Café Lazeez 14248 Manchester Rd (Suite H), Manchester636-527-5900 Pizza, Burgers, Biryani, and KabobsThe sign outside of Café Lazeez reads, "Pizza, Burgers, Biryani, and Kabobs." This sounded like a place that would please everyone in our large group. My only hesitation in bringing the gang? ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 9, 2008

    Peak Performance

    Having moved from downtown to the Grove, Everest scales new heights.

  • Dining

    January 16, 2008

    India à la Mode

    Rasoi plays with Indian cuisine — and that's a good thing. Anyone for a Bollywood Popper?

  • Dining

    November 7, 2007

    Raita On

    The honeymoon is over for Ian — but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

  • Dining

    September 12, 2007

    Hyderabad to the Bone

    Ruchi will delight fans of northern and southern Indian cuisine alike.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2007

    Review Preview: Ruchi

    Dinner begins with a basket of complimentary papadam and four chutneys: one sharp with mint, a second fiery with chile, a third tart with tamarind and a fourth sweet with mango. The contrasts among the four flavors are thrilling. An order of pakora, that reliable appetizer, brings a dish of quite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2007

    House of India Update

    Three weeks ago I reported that House of India (8501 Delmar Boulevard) had closed temporarily due to a kitchen fire. It remains closed; a large white banner announcing its renovations now hangs above the entrance. When I called (314-567-6850) today to ask whether there's a date for reopening, a reco ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 23, 2007

    Naan Better

    Ian finds Indian Food and breaks down borders.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2007
  • Dining

    January 10, 2007

    Hello Delhi!

    Ian finds happiness at Flavor of India.

  • Dining

    October 27, 2004

    All Abroad!

    Bring an adventurous palate to these great spots, and your inner cheapskate will thank you

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004
  • Dining

    March 3, 2004

    Mango Lassi

    India Palace, 4534 N. Lindbergh Boulevard, 314-731-3333

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003
  • Restaurants

    April 2, 2003
  • Dining

    October 9, 2002

    Call to Order

    How to get a satisfying meal at an Indian restaurant

  • Dining

    October 9, 2002

    India Kitchen

    Nothing to write home about, but certainly worth the trip

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002
  • Restaurants

    April 17, 2002
  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Downtown Fast Food

    Curry in a Hurry

  • Dining

    September 5, 2001

    Hello, Delhi

    St. Louis adds to its trove of Indian-restaurant riches

  • Dining

    July 18, 2001

    Brimful of Rajas

    Despite the humble beginnings of its setting, Tandoori Hut is turning out flavorful, elegant meals

  • Dining

    February 21, 2001

    Zum Zum In

    South Grand's newest restaurant promises delicious Subcontinental cuisine and exquisitely personal service

  • Dining

    November 15, 2000

    Some Like It Hot

    Maharaja curries a taste for the spices of India

  • Dining

    June 21, 2000

    Get Your Goat

    Making a passage to India Palace for interesting, tasty fare

  • Dining

    July 21, 1999

    Aromatic for the People

    The sweet smell of success at the India's Rasoi in the CWE

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