Sichuan food is all the rage in New York City now with several truly authentic spots in Queens that are worth a visit. DaXi, is one of the newcomers amongst them. Housed on the second floor of the new world mall, DaXi is expansive with its bright, modern décor.
At Adda, you might as well be eating in chef Chintan Pandya’s home. The cooking here is truly authentic where he refuses to cater to what the masses might expect an Indian restaurant to serve up. Pandya prepares his dishes as it’s meant to be eaten – no compromise and this is exactly why Adda is currently one of the hottest Indian spots in NYC right now.
Within the spread of Le District lies a quiet 28-seater nook called L’Appart. Styled as a “chef’s apartment”, this Michelin starred spot is helmed by Executive Chef Nicolas “Nico” Abello who offers a changing, seasonal menu.
Vatan is surprisingly one of those transforming experiences in New York City. The distinctive door decorated by an Indian elephant beckons you to enter and be transported to a village in the Northwestern Indian state of Gujarat.
Ruumy’s Tavern is restaurateur Mike Kocak’s newest venture located in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen. Located steps away from the Theatre district, Ruumy’s offers theatergoers and New Yorkers a haven away from the milieu of tourist traps that one might get suckered into.
Chef Seki Shi of Sushi Seki has introduced a marvelous dining concept at his flagship Time Square location. The “Kappo Room” is a stunning space where one is privy to Chef Rikimaru showcasing his skills in an open kitchen.
Chef Seki Shi has established his brand as one of the premium sushi houses in New York City since the inception ofSushi Sekiin 2002. The resounding success of Chef’s endeavors has since led to a Chelsea branch and his flagship location in Times Square.