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"Among the hundreds of Indian meals I’ve enjoyed over the last decade, this was one of the best, and left me trying to figure out how to eat there again as SONA continues to soar in popularity."
"Yet, despite its homages to India, there's a certain and intentional universality to SONA Home. "The roots are entrenched in Indian culture, but the tabletop doesn't necessarily look like the stereotype of India," explains Chopra Jonas. "Being able to be global and to be able to just be beautiful on any table setting was really important to us."
“The clandestine bar on Lafayette Street that served up martinis, mood lighting and a downtown version of uptown glamour until it closed on New Year’s Eve in 2017, will reopen Thursday. And though the management may be new, it is decidedly loyal to the memory of the original.”
“Like the design, the food at SONA aims to be unexpected. Consequently, you won’t find basic curries and samosas on the menu, which doesn’t focus on any one region’s cuisine.”
“Chopra and Goyal designed SONA Home to be used and appreciated every day. Like the restaurant for which it’s named, the idea here is conviviality, a welcome theme as we all come back together in the wake of lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders.”
“Even for locals, the space radiated the mythology of an era just out of reach. “When I would take people to TEMPLE BAR, I’d be like, ‘let’s go here and I’ll show you what New York is supposed to feel like”