My F&W
quick save (...)

Indian Summer

Chef Floyd Cardoz's East-West cocktails and hors d'oeuvres are as unique as the rest of his cuisine.

Most chefs stay by the stove and leave the bar to the bartenders. Floyd Cardoz of Manhattan's Tabla, however, cares about every detail of his restaurant, down to the cocktails. Like Cardoz's cuisine, they are a unique fusion of Indian and Western flavors. The tamarind margarita was inspired by the huge tamarind tree he had in his yard growing up in Bombay. The Tablatini has a very different inspiration: Tabla's lemongrass-infused pineapple soup. You'll find six of Tabla's best cocktails here, plus three spicy appetizers to match.

--Kate Heddings

Published June 2002
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    You might also like
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.

    Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.