Indian Street Food: Chai Pani

Chai Pani may feel modern, but the fare is traditional Indian street food.
Chai Pani may feel modern, but the fare is traditional Indian street food.

Photograph by Lauren Rubenstein

Because it feels so hip and modern, it would be easy to assume that Meherwan and Molly Irani’s Indian restaurant in Decatur (an offshoot of their Asheville location) caters to Westerners. False. Order the spicy bhel puri tossed with green chutney, razor-thin okra fries, and basically-not-a-vegetable kale fritters, and you’ll think you’re in the middle of bustling Mumbai. 406 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, chaipanidecatur.com

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This article originally appeared in our December 2014 issue.

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