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Good, Tandoori and goat curry?

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by borisabrams 4 months ago

Hi! Having moved from the UK to New York, I have pretty high standards when it comes to any North Indian food. With the exception of Punjabi Deli in the East Village, I have yet to find a good ...

The Best North Indian I've Ever Found in NYC

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 2 years ago

I just covered this on my Slog, and wanted to be sure to paste it in here, as well, as this is of great hound interest. No photos for this one, at least not yet. Nawab (2 Hudson St, Yonkers; ...

Dewan-E-Khass Pakistani-Indian Cuisine

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by YVRChow 4 years ago

This spot at 5750 Fraser has turned over again and the new restaurant is called Dewan-E-Khass. They have put up new signage and made the interior quite welcoming. It feels less hole-in-the-wall th...

Taxila, Pakistan - Chapli Kabab & Freshwater "Rohu" Carp from Shahzada Khan

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Lunch today was at Shahzada Khan, a "dhaba" (roadside eatery) along the main street of Taxila, a 1,200-year-old city in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwala region on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Shahza...

Afghan Specialties at Kabul, Islamabad

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Afghani dinner this evening with my colleagues at the popular Kabul Restaurant at Jinnah Super Market, the bustling commercial centre of F-7 zone. What we had: - Kabuli Palow: Afghan pilaf dish...

Lahore, Pakistan - Best Beef Nihari Ever at Muhammadi Nehari, Mozang Chungi

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

No visit to Lahore's culinary scene would be complete without a meal at Muhammadi Nehari, the one must-eat-at spot in the city for any gourmand, IMO. Nihari is essentially a thick, spicy beef st...

Islamabad, Pakistan - Mediterranean Dinner at Monal's Tree House

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Monal's Tree House is part of The Monal, a dining complex perched on the Margalla Hills 1,000 metres above sea-level, which has the most spectacular views over Islamabad. The larger Monal Restauran...

Bhurban, Pakistan - Grilled meats at Nadia

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Dinner at Nadia this evening: - Russian salad: a bit unusual "Western"-style potato and apple salad. Recommended by our waiter as it was apparently very popular with the local diners. - Reshmi Ma...

Islamabad and Karachi?

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by Julie 14 years ago

Heading there at the beginning of February. I know it's a long shot, but just wondering if anyone has any super chow tips to pass on!

Lahore, Pakistan - Best "Mithai" from Nirala Sweets

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Nirala Sweets is Lahore's No.1 "mithai" (confectionery) chain - 10 outlets throughout Lahore, but I listed the address of the one at Lakshmi Chowk here as one can also find great chicken karahi in ...

Islamabad, Pakistan - Local Fare at Des Pardes

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Des Pardes is another one of those "multi-cuisine" restaurants in town: offering mainly local Pakistani fare, but also provides the option of localised Italian fare - read, pasta with extra-creamy ...

Islamabad, Pakistan - Local Favourites at Andaaz, Saidpur Village

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Andaaz is a popular local restaurant perched on the slopes of the Margalla Hills in Saidpur Village. Service by a youngish team of wait-staff was cordial and friendly. Dinner this evening consis...

Lahore, Pakistan - Lahori Buffet at Bukhara, Pearl-Continental

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Bukhara at the Pearl-Continental Lahore bore no relation to India's famous Bukhara at the ITC Hotel chain (Delhi, Mumbai, etc.). Whilst the legendary Bukhara at the ITC Maurya in Delhi, oft-quoted ...

Lahore, Pakistan - Mughlai fine dining at Dum Pukht, Pearl-Continental

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Dum Pukht is one of the premier local fine dining restaurants in Lahore serving Mughlai cuisine. The decor was opulent and elaborate. Sitting down, we were served crisp rolls of papads, served ...

Lahore, Pakistan - Fab Avadhi Cuisine from Lakhnavi, Avari Hotel

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

The ornately-decorated Lakhnavi, located next to the beautiful helix-plexiglass staircase suspended above a centre courtyard water-feature, is perhaps the most elegant restaurant in Lahore, serving...

Islamabad, Pakistan - Where to find American fast food

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Just in case you've had too much local spicy stuff and hankered for a burger - pop over to The Centaurus, Jinnah Avenue, Sector F-8, Islamabad, Pakistan. There's a plethora of American fast food ea...

Jhelum, Pakistan - Halwa from Sweet Palace

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Jhelum in northern Punjab (Pakistan) is better known historically as the site of the Battle of the Hydaspes between the Macedonian armies of Alexander the Great and the Hindu armies of King Porus i...

Islamabad, Pakistan - Uzbek, Pashtun & Central Asian Flavours from Khiva

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Khiva prides itself in Central Asian cuisine, spanning a wide swathe of regional cooking, from Uzbeki to Afghan. What we had this evening: - Afghani Chicken Boti: fabulous when served hot and ...

Rawalpindi, Pakistan - Rasmalai from Jamil Sweets

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

Jamil Sweets of Rawalpindi serves the *best* "Rasmalai" I'd ever had: spongy, soft, buttery oblong-shaped little "paneer" pillows soaked in rich, creamy saffron-flavoured milk. "Ras" means 'juic...

Islamabad, Pakistan - Sweets from United Bakery (need help labelling the sweet items)

klyeoh
by klyeoh 5 years ago

I'm hoping fellow Hounds can help me identify these Pakistani sweets which I got from United Bakery (Est. 1948). I have difficulty understanding the server who told me what each of the dessert is c...