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Homeward Bound: Chef Floyd Cardoz Returns to India

What if you were given the chance to revisit the place that shaped your entire perception of food? North End Grill chef and Top Chef Masters winner Floyd Cardoz did just that, returning to Goa, India, where he visited his great-grandmother every summer before emigrating to the United States 25 years ago. Here, he shares both his snapshots and his impressions of India's rapidly evolving food culture today. More

Where to go for Indian Food in NYC, According to Floyd Cardoz

Raised in Bombay and Goa, Floyd Cardoz has always cooked Indian food, whether fused with Western techniques or in its most traditional form. After a 12-year stint at the now-closed Tabla, where he and Danny Meyer put together an exotic menu of Indian fusion dishes, he's making a comeback with Meyer's new North End Grill. The menu isn't rooted in one cuisine, but Floyd sneaks in elements of the Indian food he knows so well, such as the black pepper shrimp he often grills in his own backyard. We talked with Floyd to learn where he goes for Indian food in New York City. The short answer to finding the best: don't be afraid of traveling to Queens and New Jersey. More

Meet and Eat: Floyd Cardoz, Tabla

[Photograph: Nick Solares] Last week, Danny Meyer and the Union Square Hospitality Group announced that, after twelve years, Tabla will be closing on December 30th. For those twelve years, Chef Floyd Cardoz has brought his New Indian cuisine to... More

The Art of the Lunch Deal: Tabla

Chef Floyd Cardoz. [Photos: Nick Solares] Tabla 11 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10010; map); 212-889-0667; tablany.com Setting: An ornate (some might say gaudy) decor benefits from daytime dining; sunlight pours in through the large windows Compare to:Tamarind, Amma... More

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