MANEET CHAUHAN WANTS TO CHANGE YOUR PERCEPTION OF INDIAN FOOD’s Alyson Sheppard writes “If your Indian restaurant is playing sitar music, you’re at the wrong Indian restaurant.
Chopped judge and chef Maneet Chauhan wants to update how Americans perceive Indian food (and music). She recently moved her entire family from New York to Nashville to open a modern Indian gastropub, Chauhan Ale & Masala House, which was met with rave reviews. Here Chauhan incorporates Southern staples like collard greens and black-eyed peas into traditional Indian dishes, and serves that alongside pints of addictive Indian-spiced beers like saffron-cardamom and chai porter…”