Episode 93 - Anu and Sunil Srivastava of Verandah Progressive Indian Cuisine
Today on the podcast Eric is joined by frequent co-host Rebecca Masson of Fluff Bake Bar to go through some of the latest news to hit the Houston restaurant and bar scene and man is there some news this week. Eric and Rebecca discuss Ronnie Killen's leasing of the old Hickory Hollow space, Bobby Heugel and Justin Yu announcement for a new concept called Penny Quarter, Adam Dorris revealing details about his new project Lotti Dotti, Finn Hall losing it's first tenant, and much more! In a Restaurants of the Week first, the guest's restaurant is featured before the guest of the week with Verandah Progressive Indian Cuisine taking center stage.
In the Guest of the Week portion of the podcast Eric is joined by Anu and Sunil Srivastava of Verandah Progressive Indian Cuisine. Eric, Anu, and Sunil discuss how they met, working together, how Sunil got started in cooking, coming to New York in 2005, choosing to stay in Houston, distinguishing themselves from the competition, starting out with Great W’Kana Café, moving inside the loop with Verandah, the decision to move away from the W'Kana Cafe brand, showcasing elegant techniques, and more!