Aasif Mandvi Taste Tests High-End Indian Dishes | Curry Shop

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  • Published on:  10/15/2018
  • Indian food has been lumped in the “cheap eats” category for decades in America. But in NYC, there’s a rich tradition of high-end Indian restaurants that challenge this stereotype, serving up inventive South Asian cuisine in a white tablecloth setting. To help Horsepowar learn more about the world of Indian fine-dining in New York City, she’s teaming up with the hilarious actor, comedian, and “Daily Show” vet Aasif Mandvi. At Junoon, a Michelin-starred Indian restaurant in Manhattan, Aasif and Horsepowar sample some of chef Akshay Bhardwaj’s most creative dishes while discussing spice, price, and the stereotypes that still surround “ethnic” cuisine in the U.S. in 2018. From ghost pepper-laced tandoori chicken, to a massive, curry-topped lamb shank, Horsepowar gets a crash-course in Indian haute cuisine from a certified comedy legend.Subscribe to First We Feast on YouTube: http://goo.gl/UxFzhKCheck out more of First We Feast here:http://firstwefeast.com/https://twitter.com/firstwefeasthttps://www.facebook.com/FirstWeFeasthttp://instagram.com/firstwefeastSeason 1Episode 2First We Feast videos offer an iconoclastic view into the culinary world, taking you behind-the-scenes with some of the country's best chefs and finding the unexpected places where food and pop culture intersect.
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