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Aug 19, 2017 10:41 PM IST

This restaurant has taken authentic Asian cuisine to the masses in India

Years ago when Indian Chinese looked like it would take over the entire restaurant scene all over the country, I wondered if genuine Asian flavours would ever get a chance outside of deluxe hotels.

Mamagoto first opened in Khan Market and has been a hit since day one
Mamagoto first opened in Khan Market and has been a hit since day one
The new generation of Indians wanting to go beyond Sino-Ludhianvi food to authentic Asian was bound to happen (Shutterstock)
The new generation of Indians wanting to go beyond Sino-Ludhianvi food to authentic Asian was bound to happen (Shutterstock)
Younger, hipper Indians finally found the real Asian taste without having to pay five-star hotel prices (Shutterstock)
Younger, hipper Indians finally found the real Asian taste without having to pay five-star hotel prices (Shutterstock)
The original Dhaba restaurant at Claridges was turned into a chain of standalone restaurants
The original Dhaba restaurant at Claridges was turned into a chain of standalone restaurants

From its first restaurant in Khan Market, Mamagoto became a chain, with real Asian food and staggeringly reasonable prices

(From left) Originally a banker, Kabir is one of the founders of Mamagoto; Janti brought her East Asian food skills to the Mamagoto kitchen; A hotel school graduate, Rahul started the chain with Kabir
(From left) Originally a banker, Kabir is one of the founders of Mamagoto; Janti brought her East Asian food skills to the Mamagoto kitchen; A hotel school graduate, Rahul started the chain with Kabir
Dhaba is priced lower than Mamagoto and offers quality North -Indian food in a fun-filled surrounding
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