Cheap Eats 2013: Passage to India

Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Cheap Eats 2013: Passage to India
Photo by Scott Suchman.

Sudhir Seth’s chandeliered room is more regionally varied than most. Begin with salads of puffed rice and tamarind or lime-spritzed yams and apples. They’re nice counterpoints to the luxurious curries, from a standout chicken tikka masala to shrimp in a clove-scented coconut sauce (order plenty of garlic naan to sop everything up). It’s easy to break the Cheap Eats budget here, so beware of ordering with abandon.

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

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.

Anna Spiegel
Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.