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jackieparis Jun 23, 2007 03:02 PM

Does anyone know if the Chennai Garden on the UES has any relation to the one in Curry Hill on E.27th?

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    lucybobo RE: jackieparis Jun 23, 2007 03:19 PM

    Where exactly is it???? I hope it's good like the one on e 27th!!

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      lucybobo RE: lucybobo Jun 26, 2007 04:18 PM

      OK. So I ordered from Chennai on the UES tonight. I still don't know if it's associated with the one in Curry Hill, but it was pretty darn good. Reasonably priced and quick, friendly delivery. The only item I wouldn't order again was the steamed lentil cake- too blah. The paneer-mushroom dosa was SUPER. I'm glad to have this place in my neighborhood, something different from the other Indian restaurants around.

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        jackieparis RE: lucybobo Jun 26, 2007 04:27 PM

        That's great to hear. Thanks for sharing. I'll definitely check it out.

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          raji212 RE: lucybobo Jun 27, 2007 08:21 PM

          Are you sure you ate the iddli with sambar or dal? The best to eat it with is poddi

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        esyle RE: jackieparis Jun 27, 2007 06:27 PM

        I noticed them on seamless web and ordered a mushroom utthappam, daal palak and lemon rice. It arrived in 1/2 hour piping hot. Very tasty. The rice was only $3 and I could have eaten that alone. The takeout menu says other locations are Dakshin (First Ave a few blocks away) and Swagat on Amsterdam. Says nothing about Chennai Garden in curry hill. Will definetely order again.

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          bothrops_asper RE: esyle Jun 27, 2007 08:13 PM

          I believe it is just called Chennai, no Garden. The menu looks like a nice alternative to Chennai Garden. I can't wait to try it.

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          Dilite RE: jackieparis Jul 11, 2007 01:59 PM

          Don't think so, the UES one is just called Chennai. It's on 1st ave in the low 90's/high 80's somewhere. I ordered the broccoli jalfrazie, which was FANTASTIC. This is the first time in a long time that I've had Indian food that wasn't greasy and didn't make me feel all heavy afterwards. This place is really impressive (and not just by UES standards)

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