When we last saw chef Peter Beck, he was developing the menu at Benares near Times Square, where the casual restaurant hit upscale notes with a mixed seafood stew and some refined takes on chaat. He's now at Pippali, a Murray Hill Indian spot that runs in a similar vein. That includes a particularly fancy version of a Maharashtran street snack, a sandwich best shared as a starter.
Try as we might, we don't get to writing about everything we've eaten in this great city. Or maybe we have written about a dish, but it's so good we can't stop thinking about it. Here's our latest installment of What We're Eating, a look at what the Serious Eats editors have devoured and loved recently.
Indian food in New York keeps getting better and better. Need proof? Look to its snacks. Meet chaat, the compulsively delicious South Asian carb salad that represents some of the best of what New York's Indian restaurants have to offer.