"Remember that caveat we had about not being able to find anything like the restaurant, anywhere but in Houston? We have but one exception, and that's Pondicheri, an Indian street food concept that made its way from Houston to New York City last year. Houstonians are pretty well acquainted with restaurant imports coming into town, but when a restaurant pulls of the reverse commute, it solidifies its status as a full-on powerhouse. Not-so-surprisingly to any local from H-town, the Big Apple was impressed with Pondicheri right off the bat. With an upstairs Bake Lab adding to the excitement of the downstairs cafe, the West Ave stunner is an all-day affair."
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