Cheap Eats 2013: Angeethi

Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.

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Photo by Scott Suchman

About Angeethi - Herndon

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cuisines
Indian
Location(s)
645 Elden St
Herndon, VA 20170

With its heavy, hand-carved wooden doors and copper goddess statuettes, this is one of the most palatial settings in which to find a $4 appetizer. Curries are assertive—the chicken makhani is tangier and more tomatoey than most—and there are good versions of naanand mint paratha to dunk into them. The kitchen is equally adept with the fryer, turning out crisp, chickpea-battered chilies and chicken-stuffed samosas.

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Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.

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