NOT YOUR TYPICAL INDIAN RESTAURANT
BADMAASH, A PUNJABI AND HINDI WORD THAT TRANSLATES ROUGHLY AS “BADASS,” IS A TERM OF ENDEARMENT.
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Forgoing intricate tapestries, buffet tables, and the soft mood lighting many have come to associate with Indian restaurants, Badmaash serves up Indian cuisine with a whole new attitude that is at once approachable and bad-ass. Launched by Pawan Mahendro and his sons Nakul and Arjun, the LA-based Indian gastropub serves up traditional flavors with a bit of modern foodie innovation. Visitors can look forward to original signatures like a lamb burger with paprika mayo washed down with bottles of Thums Up — India’s answer to Coca-Cola.
Our Podcast: Super Amazing Restaurant Show
The SUPER AMAZING RESTAURANT SHOW is an unfiltered industry conversation from the guys who brought you slutty eggs and badass indian food. Featuring Alvin Cailan, Nakul & Arjun Mahendro.
VICE Munchies Chef’s Night Out: The Badmaash Brothers
Badass brothers Arjun and Nakul Mahendro are the co-owners of LA’s Indian gastropub Badmaash (helmed by their father, chef Pawan Mahendro). In this episode of Chef’s Night Out, the duo heads out for a night of flawless food and drinks in Downtown LA. Friends Lele Massimini (Sugarfish), Alvin Cailan (Eggslut), and Ryan Aguilar (Badmaash) join the crew too.