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Monsoon India

May 26, 2013

Bringing Authentic Indian Cuisine to the Islands

While diners might not necessarily associate Waikiki with quality Indian food, that’s exactly what Monsoon India, located in the Discovery Bay building, serves up. “Not too many people on this island know about Indian food,” says owner and chef Imran Khan. “Indian food is something very new here,” he says. “But the trend is changing…

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April 21, 2013

A Tempest of Flavor

They’re cooking up a storm at Monsoon India in Waikiki, where flavor is an under-statement when it comes to the mouthwatering array of authentic appetizers, breads, soups, curries, biryanis and kababs, which are as exotic on the palate as their names imply. And when it comes to satisfying those of us who choose not to…

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March 24, 2013

Tantalize Your Taste Buds at Monsoon India

BY MICHELLE LEE As the international food market continues to thrive in Hawaii, the world becomes smaller and smaller with thousands of different appetites intermingling on a daily basis. Recently, a cluster of Indian restaurants by the name of Monsoon India, with its rich flavors and unbeatable service, has taken the Islands by storm. Monsoon…

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September 18 - 24, 2011

Monsoon India: A Fury of Flavors

When it comes to the entrees at Monsoon India, manager Carolyn Pinho wants to set the record straight.

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August 14 - 20, 2011

Savor the Flavors of the Kebab

The Monsoon Kebab dish at Monsoon India goes well beyond your typical meat on a stick experience. There are many subtle specialities that give the Monsoon Kebab ($19.95) its appealing flavor. The dish combines a host of assorted delicacies including chicken tikka, lamb boti and jumbo shrimp. The marinade and preparation of the kebabs that…

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February 6 - 12, 2011

Sold on Monsoon’s Exquisite Fare

We all have our cravings, and as savvy Dining Out readers know, just because you don’t eat meat doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the myriad of flavor-rich ethnic foods found here on Oahu. And when it comes to flavor, in my book Indian food is at the top of the list. The…

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