Hi folks -- Looking for your opinions of high-end South Asian places in metro Boston. I've gotten some info from past posts on Indian food, widely defined -- Tamarind Bay, Kebab Factory, and Lala Rokh seem to be in the mix.
Yup, "South Asian" covers a lot of ground. I'd be ok with food from anywhere; there's no individual preparation I'm looking for. I'd rather have good food from a regional tradition I don't know yet, instead of the same-old same-old North Indian (Good North Indian would be fine, though!).
That said, I'm not interested only in the food. If I can combine good food, a well-decorated space, and a room that's not too loud, I'd be thrilled. It's not that I dislike hole-in-the-wall take-out joints, but I'm looking for a good place for a special occasion.
Western suburbs inside 128 would be ok, but Boston/Cambridge would be much better.
Thanks in advance for your advice! I promise to report back about wherever we go.
PS -- please, no buffets!