Madras Cafe

Madras Cafe

Madras Cafe Madras Cafe9484 Black Mountain RdSan Diego, CA 92126(858) 695-6229 After I visited Ashoka the Great, a few people recommended that I try out Madras Cafe, which features Southern Indian vegetarian food, and is in the same plaza as Ashoka.  As a result, Madras Cafe has been on my list of places to try […]

Surati Farsan Mart

Surati Farsan Mart

Surati Farsan Mart A few months ago I had a taste of Surati Farsan Mart’s menu. You can read about my first visit here. I’ve been wanting to revisit ever since to check out more dishes. Last week, I finally got a chance again, meeting up with CC of Pink Candles of Ridgemont High. You […]

Royal India Del Mar Lunch Buffet

Royal India Del Mar Lunch Buffet

Royal India Del Mar Lunch Buffet   While running errands a few weekends ago, we noticed that Royal India Del Mar is now open for lunch on weekends. It previously had served a lunch buffet on weekdays but was only open for dinner on weekends. The weekday lunch buffet is $9.99 per person. On weekends, […]

Ashoka The Great

Ashoka The Great

Ashoka The Great We’ve had Indian food cravings for a while so a few weeks ago we paid a visit to Ashoka. The lunch buffet is a pretty good deal and offers quite a few different items. Ashoka isn’t necessarily our favorite place to eat Indian food, but it’s nearby and lunch is served until […]

Sher E Punjab

Sher E Punjab

Sher E Punjab Sher E Punjab9254 Scranton RdSan Diego, CA 92121(858) 458-2858 www.sprestaurant.com When I visited Opera Cafe & Patiserrie, I noticed a sign for the restaurant next door advertising a lunch and dinner buffet for just $7.99.  So cheap! And I had been craving Indian food, but none of my favorite buffets were open […]

Ashoka the Great lunch buffet

Ashoka the Great lunch buffet

Ashoka the Great lunch buffet Ashoka the Great 9474 Black Mountain RdSan Diego, CA 92126(858) 695-9749 www.indianfoodsandiego.com Thanks to a tip by clayfu, I got to try an Indian buffet place this weekend that I have not yet tried.  After researching the place, I was excited.  I love Royal India, but Ashoka is closer to […]

Punjabi Tandoor (new location)

Punjabi Tandoor (new location)

Punjabi Tandoor (new location) Punjabi Tandoor recently opened a second San Diego location in Mira Mesa. The original location is a hole-in-the-wall space that is extremely popular. I was really curious about the second location. Occupying the former Hon Sushi, the exterior was a little amusing. Inside, there is plenty of dining space, a welcome […]

Indian Wedding Conclusion

Indian Wedding Conclusion

Indian Wedding Conclusion This is the conclusion of the Indian wedding extravaganza I attended over Memorial weekend. If you haven’t already, you can read about parts 1 and 2. The final event I attended was the reception. The pre-wedding event and the ceremony each had about 150 people in attendance.  The reception was much grander. […]

Indian wedding food Part 1

Indian wedding food Part 1

Indian wedding food Part 1 This past Memorial weekend, I attended the wedding of one of my closest friends, whom I've known since high school. This was no ordinary wedding.  It was a full on Indian wedding. If you've never been to an Indian wedding or heard of one, it's pretty extravagant.  It consists of […]