In the News

Leave the sides to us!
Houston Chronicle
Pondicheri is #7 on Alison Cook's Top 100 restaurants list for the third year in a row!
Grub Street
"manna for the chronically indecisive...everything you never knew you wanted for breakfast"
Edible Houston
"Our cravings & the foods we eat are an expression of our minds & in our bodies. Once you understand that, it becomes easier to digest your emotions & the foods you eat."
OutSmart Magazine
Pondicheri is #1 in OutSmart's Top 100!
Houston Chronicle
"I want Pondicheri to be what I do for the rest of my life."
Edible Houston
Great read about the Let It Rise culinary internship at Angela House, transitioning women back into society after incarceration!
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Houston Press
"Among Houston's more inspired places to eat breakfast is Pondicheri"
New York Magazine
The very latest in New York’s high-low, ever-eclectic, deliciously inventive foodscape.
The New York Times
"Flour from almonds & ground mesquite pods, seasoned purposefully with ginger, make this a morning pastry without precedent."
Village Voice
New Yorker
This year brought a fresh crop of creative Indian spots. The most promising, and the most improbable, is this Flatiron restaurant and “bake lab.”
New York Times
"There isn't anything in the city quite like Pondicheri."
Houston Chronicle
Pondicheri is #7 in Houston's Top 100 restaurants for the second year in a row.
New York Times
"Along with Indian Accent, other recent arrivals include Pondicheri, which offers an appropriately casual selection of well-chosen bottles with its informal menu of dishes from all over the subcontinent"
Plate Magazine
"I'm not trying to give you a meal that is how Indians would eat in India now," Jaisinghani says. "It's Indian food, but outside the box. Texas is in the food. For me to live in Texas and not use the shrimp I can get here, is like living here without breathing the air."