Thailand has received so many influences from India, from Buddhism to Hinduism, language, literature as well as food. Your khao mok kai is inspired by biryani rice. Many types of "Thai" curries such as gaeng karee (yellow curry), panaeng and massaman also have Indian roots. Yet, for some reason, whether because it's too heavy or the tastes aren't compatible, real Indian food isn't what Thai people eat every day (no, your roti drenched in condensed milk and green curry naan don't count).
Officially launched yesterday (Sep 5), Maya aims to enlighten your Thai palate with authentic Indian dishes. Although the interior is dominated with dark hues, the decor is quite mesmerising and intriguing as on closer inspection, little details reveal themselves. The place has a showy feel but in a subtle way.
The tabletops made of black galaxy granite sparkle under the warm light. Touches of gold are hidden in different elements from utensils to cushions to lighting, adding regality to the place. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer a view of the city at night as you dine and wine. You can even dine underneath the stars at the outdoor lounge area (but be careful that the comforts of the venue don't make you curl up in a food coma afterwards, as we all know there's nothing better than a nap after too much heavy Indian fare).
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