Scout Notes: There’s always a little room for spice amid the daily doldrums of the Monday through...There’s always a little room for spice amid the daily doldrums of the Monday through Friday workday, and if you choose to eat your meals at Mehak, there’s room for more than a little spice, there’s room for a lot. And come hungry because once you take your first bite of Mehak’s renowned Butter Chicken, you’ll want to take infinity more. Featuring just the right amount of cream to splice the spice just right, this dish is more than a simple meal, it’s a lesson in what Indian cuisine is like when prepared the old-fashioned way, where tradition is a main ingredient.
One of the secrets to Mehak’s culinary success is its traditional Tandoor oven. “We take great care in preparing the food here for our customers,” said Kitty, the wife of the owner. “We are family-run and we want people to feel at home.” Add to that philosophy a fabulous list of signature cocktails (try the tamarind margarita or the spicy mango lassi spiked with Bacardi rum), and you have the makings of a top-notch dinner… or a bit of a boozy lunch your boss doesn’t need to know all the details about...
Veggie Samosas, $5
Malai Chicken Tikka, $13
Shrimp Tandoor, $16
Chicken Tikka Masala, $14
Lamb Vindaloo, $14
Butter Chicken, $15
Monday – Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (lunch); 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (dinner)
Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (lunch); 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. (brunch); 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. (brunch); 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.