A journey on its own pioneering a new movement of modern Indian cuisine, Arth Bar + Kitchen introduces Indian fare in a completely new way. With its contemporary atmosphere, eclectic dishes and innovative cocktails, Arth Bar + Kitchen officially opened on Thursday, July 8, 2021, right in the heart of Culver City! Read my food review on our sister site EatTravelGo.com – CLICK HERE for a direct link, or go to the Dining Drinking page, Reviews drop-down of the Stories Section.
An engineer by trade, but with an entrepreneurial spirit is how Mihir Lad came to be the Founder & Partner of Arth Bar + Kitchen. Lad had greater ambitions outside of the aerospace industry and found his passion in the hospitality industry. He dedicated time observing and studying how a restaurant’s life begins in the kitchen and flows all throughout the front of house while fully immersing himself into every area of the restaurant from: assembling a full restaurant team, analyzing concepts and their potential impacts on the business, and bringing creative ideas to life to perfectly compliment Arth Bar + Kitchen’s contemporary cuisine and bona fide hospitality.
Partner & Executive Chef Sagar Ghosh’s creative flair and culinary techniques stem from being trained by some of the world’s most renowned chefs, including India’s most well-known chefs and hospitality experts, paired with pure talent. He spent time in kitchens in some of the finest restaurants in Kolkata, Pune, Miami, New York, Buena Park and Tustin. In his most recent venture, Chef Ghosh served as the executive chef at Master Indian Chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s premier Indian fine dining restaurant, The Yellow Chili located in Tustin, CA, where he assembled an exemplary culinary team and developed the outstanding menu for the opening of this location.
Executive Chef Sagar Ghosh’s premier experience combined with his optimal use of authentic spices and his strive for culinary excellence stands out on Arth Bar + Kitchen’s new menu. Starting off with SMALL PLATES, such as Kolkata Fish Fry, Asian seabass in cilantro parsley marinade served with fries and mustard sauce, Bombay Burger, LTO, pickle, cheese, buttered brioche bun served with house sauce and fries, Garlic Fries, straight cut fries tossed in Peruvian garlic and herb mix, Chicken / Paneer Tikka Tacos, just to name a few all showcase his contemporary flair.
Chef Ghosh made sure that Arth Bar + Kitchen highlighted their open kitchen by featuring a chef counter and one of L.A.’s only fully visible Tandoor Ovens, so guests can watch the show as he prepares each dish FROM THE TANDOOR, including the LAAL Mirch Ka Paneer Tikka, Paneer marinated in red pepper and a spice blend, Bharwani Kumbh, stuffed mushroom caps, Malai Broccoli, broccoli marinated in white marination, Angari Murgh, chargrilled chicken in yoghurt marinade, Reshmi Kabab, chargrilled chicken in velvety labneh marinade, Classic Tandoori Murgh, whole chargrilled roast chicken, Pistachio Lamb Chops, chargrilled lamb with spice blend, Lamb Afghani Seekh, smoked and spiced minced lamb, Tandoori Jhinga, Tiger prawn chargrilled with spice blend, and the Saloni Macchi made of wild caught Chilean seabass in velvety labneh marinade.
Arth Bar + Kitchen’s MAINS are the heart of Chef Ghosh’s eclectic menu as he features classic Indian dishes prepared in his own special way. Guests will enjoy Palak Paneer Ke Kofte, spinach coated paneer balls in a rich velvety sauce, Paneer Makhanwala, Paneer in creamy tomato gravy, Baghare Baingan, deep-fried young eggplant in peanut sesame gravy, Lobster Moilee, lobster cooked in sweet coconut milk, turmeric and curry leaves, Fish Tkka Masala, Basa fish tossed in onion and pepper, Malwani Jhinga, coastal style shrimp curry, Nalli Nihari, tender whole lamb shank, Lamb Kosha, slow-cooked Australian lamb leg in onion tomato masala, and many more.
Arth Bar + Kitchen, designed by Interior Designer Atithi Prajapati who focused on creating a light and contemporary atmosphere mixed with wood tones and warm touches of India, also features a full bar, chef counter, open kitchen, dining room, and two patios.
Arth Bar + Kitchen will be open every Monday through Sunday from 11:30 am to 10:30 pm. For more information or reservations, please visit www.ArthLA.com or call Arth Bar + Kitchen directly at 424.603.4155.