By Susan Able with photographs by Hannah Hudson – from our Winter 2015 Issue, “The Last Sip”
The walls are covered with Indian tile, with long shelves of the freshest spices. Behind an inlaid marble bar, amazingly fragrant chai tea, South Indian coffee and her own kombuchas are served, as well as Indian food. A committed locavore, Singh buys her lemongrass and mint from a local farm, and the honey is from a beekeeper in Washington, D.C.
Pansaari feels more like the living room of a friend with very comfortable Indian furniture. It’s a place to linger in conversation and soak in the smell of fresh spice.
Singh explains that in India a “pansaari” is the spice grocery. The first consult for ailments is to the pansaari … Read More