Women Chefs in Philadelphia You Should Know: Chef Chetna Macwan
Chefs / Indian / Women's History Month

Women Chefs in Philadelphia You Should Know: Chef Chetna Macwan

Women’s History Month is over, but I have decided to keep this series going because there are so many still relatively unknown and unsung women chefs/cooks/food entrepreneurs in the Philadelphia food scene. I feel like they could use more attention and you should know about them. So, if you or someone you know should be … Continue reading

A Taste of Bangladesh in Center City West at Abiha Kitchen
Indian / Openings

A Taste of Bangladesh in Center City West at Abiha Kitchen

Abiha Kitchen officially opened on January 1st at 2101 Chestnut Street in Center City West by Chef Hasan Ahammad and his partner Fahim Mollah serving south Asian dishes that are most popular in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Family is the inspiration of this halal restaurant in Philadelphia. Abiha, the Arabic word for “her father,” is … Continue reading

Tiffin Indian Cuisine Launches 100% Plant-Based Indian Chaat Factory
Indian / Plant-Based

Tiffin Indian Cuisine Launches 100% Plant-Based Indian Chaat Factory

Indian Chaat Factory is a new virtual concept by popular Philadelphia Indian food restaurant Tiffin Indian Cuisine, offering a 100% plant-based menu. While quite common throughout India, chaats are an unfamiliar offering in the land of chicken tikka masala and saag paneer. These savory dishes, with a Tiffin twist, are a cross between a meal and … Continue reading

Tiffin Indian Cuisine Uses Returnable and Reusable Containers
Indian

Tiffin Indian Cuisine Uses Returnable and Reusable Containers

Last March, Tiffin Indian Cuisine began offering a new line of eco-friendly take-out containers that can be used, returned to the restaurants and used again, up to 1,000 times. The initiative has been such a hit, Tiffin President and CEO Munish Narula is being sought after to provide guidance to other restaurants on how to … Continue reading

New Food Startup Introduces Tomato Lonsa to Philadelphia and South Jersey
Food Startups / Indian / Local Food Producers

New Food Startup Introduces Tomato Lonsa to Philadelphia and South Jersey

I recently stumbled upon Aaji’s Foods at Haddonfield Farmers Market and met Rajus, who introduced himself and his family (wife Poorva, father Arvind, and mother, Vijoo). They told me about their food product, tomato lonsa, a flavorful tomato-based condiment often used as a dip, sauce, or complement to other foods. I’m always open to hearing about … Continue reading

Twisted Indian Wraps Comes to Philadelphia
Food Delivery / Indian / West Philly

Twisted Indian Wraps Comes to Philadelphia

Canadian fast-casual restaurant chain Twisted Indian Wraps has launched in Philadelphia working out of Fairfoods, a ghost kitchen in the Mantua neighborhood of West Philly at 3300 Fairmount Avenue. The Philadelphia franchise owner and operator Adit Baruah, 29, says this is his first foray into the food business. “I’ve always wanted to work with food … Continue reading

Swedesboro Food Scene Heats Up with Spicy Affair Indian Cuisine
Indian / Openings / South Jersey

Swedesboro Food Scene Heats Up with Spicy Affair Indian Cuisine

When Nik and Cindy Minhas moved to South Jersey from Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2003, they noticed a distinct lack of Indian food. For the longest time, they had discussed the idea of opening an Indian restaurant in the area. Seeing that the population in Gloucester County was starting to grow and become more multicultural, … Continue reading

The Indian Grill: Authentic Indian Cuisine in Old City
Indian / Old City / Openings

The Indian Grill: Authentic Indian Cuisine in Old City

The Indian Grill, a new BYOB restaurant located in Old City, has brought the tastes and ambiance of Indian culture to Philadelphia. Inspired by the royal courts in India, The Indian Grill specializes in North Indian cuisine with options of Indo-Chinese food. The restaurant recently opened for daily lunch and dinner at 114 Chestnut Street. The Indian … Continue reading

Celebrate International Curry Week at Karma Restaurant
Indian / Old City

Celebrate International Curry Week at Karma Restaurant

International Curry Week is celebrated throughout the world from October 12 to 28 and Karma Restaurant located at 246 Market Street is celebrating. The special curry-centric menu will allow customers to select a three dish sampler for a special price of $25, which will feature a generous combination of the three selected curry dishes, while the curry-inspired … Continue reading

Tiffin Indian Now Open In Newtown Square
Indian / Newtown Square PA / Openings

Tiffin Indian Now Open In Newtown Square

For 11 years the Philadelphia area’s pioneering Tiffin Indian restaurant chain has grown steadily with a winning formula for building the mainstream popularity of South Asian cuisine. With the Grand Opening of the 10th location in Newtown Square on Thursday, August 16, the Wharton MBA founder and CEO of Tiffin, Munish Narula has engineered the disruption of … Continue reading