427 11th Street NW

A new Indian concept, Rania, has opened in the space formerly home to Punjab Grill under the same management. Rania offers guests an evolutionary and elevated Indian dining experience, under a new chef, sommelier, and scene. Executive Chef Chetan Shetty is the new chef in charge, and he introduces guests to a new and unexpected approach to Indian food. Rania is boasts both a sophisticated and a sultry atmosphere. Rania offers guests the option of a prix-fixe menu that features three courses ($75.00) or four courses ($90.00). April Busch is in charge of leading the wine program at Rania, where she offers guests options that accompany the spices and flavors of Indian food. The cocktail program features classic cocktails with an Indian twist. Rania is open for dinner service from Tuesday through Sunday; For more information, visit their website here.

Photo by Greg Powers