Stinging King of Tandoor
Adam Erace skewers Fairmount’s new Indian King of Tandoor like it’s a dry lamb shishkebab.
In the Strawberry Quik-colored dining room, halal families and empty nesters dine beneath Italian chandeliers affixed to gilded medallions made in India. Ornate serving bowls cup the curries and water brims in beveled glass chalices. Islam aimed upscale looks-wise, so KOT is clearly not your typical tandoor house. Hereâ€™s the catch-22: Better food is often at the typical tandoor house, a dirt-cheap buffet or campus lunch truck with questionable sanitation.