We were featured in the Village Voice recenlty where food writer Rebecca Dinerstein praised Pondicheri and owner / chef Anita Jaisinghani.
During the Eighties and Nineties, Anita Jaisinghani moved from India to Canada to Texas as a trained microbiologist and eventually a mother of two. In 2001, after a labs-to-loaves transitional stint as a pastry chef at Café Annie in Houston, she opened Indika, the more upscale of her two revered tandoori-Texan restaurants. The other, Pondicheri, opened in 2011, shifting the cuisine’s register to street-level. Those two restaurants earned her two James Beard nominations, and with the debut of her first New York outpost this August — also called Pondicheri — she’s set the blueprint for an empire.
For the full article click this link and find out why Pondicheri was been called One of the Best Indian Restaurants in NYC.