April 06, 2010

Haveli: The Power of a Good Restaurant

Like any good restaurant, Haveli on Page Avenue can transport you � not simply to another place, but to a place you didn't even realize you wanted to go. Read the rest of Ian Froeb's review here. These photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
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Haveli owner, Hema Patel in the relatively new restaurant.
Haveli owner, Hema Patel in the relatively new restaurant.
A detail of the décor you can expect to find when visiting Haveli, in Overland.
A detail of the décor you can expect to find when visiting Haveli, in Overland.
Tandoor chef, Inderjeet Grewal places the skewered chicken into the tahdoor to prepare the tandoori chicken.
Tandoor chef, Inderjeet Grewal places the skewered chicken into the tahdoor to prepare the tandoori chicken.
The naan (an Indian flatbread) is slapped against the tandoor (oven) wall in order to bake and is then peeled away when ready.
The naan (an Indian flatbread) is slapped against the tandoor (oven) wall in order to bake and is then peeled away when ready.
Plain and garlic naan fresh from the tandoor.
Plain and garlic naan fresh from the tandoor.
Chili Chicken, a spicy dish, is chicken cooked in chili, onion and spices.
Chili Chicken, a spicy dish, is chicken cooked in chili, onion and spices.
Chicken on the lunch buffet line, which is offered Tuesday through Sunday.
Chicken on the lunch buffet line, which is offered Tuesday through Sunday.
The tandoori chicken is bone-in skinless chicken marinated in yogurt and spices and broiled over mesquite in the tandoor.
The tandoori chicken is bone-in skinless chicken marinated in yogurt and spices and broiled over mesquite in the tandoor.
The Chicken Tikka Masala, a house favorite, is chicken tikka cubes simmered in fresh tomato sauce.
The Chicken Tikka Masala, a house favorite, is chicken tikka cubes simmered in fresh tomato sauce.
Vegetable Biryani is saffron flavored basmati rice prepared with cashews, almonds and raisins and in this case, served with vegetables.
Vegetable Biryani is saffron flavored basmati rice prepared with cashews, almonds and raisins and in this case, served with vegetables.