Hot Haute Indian Cuisine: Devi, New York City

At the colorful Dévi Restaurant on E. 18th Street near 5th Avenue, fushion cocktails like the Gin Petal are $12. The wait staff are dressed in matching saffron-colored costumes. And the celebrity chefs Suvir Saran and Hemant Mathur from India have taken authentic subcontinent dishes a bit more upscale with specialties like Manchurian cauliflower, tandoori lamb chops as well as kulfi with citrus soup.

Hours:
• Lunch, noon to 2 p.m. Monday – Saturday;
• Dinner, 5:30 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday;
• Dinner, 5:30 to 10:30 P.M. Friday and Saturday.

Prices:
• Appetizers, $6 to $12;
• Entrées, $14 to $29.

Dévi
8 E. 18th St., bet. Fifth Ave. and Broadway
T: 212-691-1300

Read a review: NewYorkMagazine.com

Posted by Gil Zeimer on October 20, 2005 in Travel

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