Saravanaa Expands Uptown; Zero Otto Nove Expands Downtown

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Photo: Courtesy of Saravanaa Bhavan

The Times reports that the Chelsea outpost of Bronx favorite Zero Otto Nove is opening on Monday at 15 West 21st Street, and it isnt the only restaurant opening a satellite. Were told that the father-daughter team that opened the first U.S. location of Indian chain Saravanaa Bhavan (a.k.a. Saravanaas) in Curry Hill is opening a second shop on the Upper West Side. In addition to the usual south-Indian fare, therell be an Indian brunch (featuring thalis, lentil donuts, masala dosas, vegetable and potato bondas, and cream of wheat) as well as a list of a dozen organic wines (available by the glass or bottle) and a menu of cricket-themed, Indian-spiced cocktails. This location will also add an open kitchen, a more modern look, and 22 outdoor seats. Starting Friday, itll be open from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on weekdays and from 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Saravanaa Bhavan Menu Part 1 [JPG]
Saravanaa Bhavan Menu Part 2 [JPG]

Saravanaa Bhavan, 413 Amsterdam Ave., nr. 79th St.; 212-721-7755