Get Ready for Chefsgiving!

Liam Mayclem (aka The Foodie Chap) is organizing Chefsgiving to raise money for restaurants affected by the Napa-Sonoma fires. Here’s what he has to say:

HELP our friends in #NorCal Devasted by the fires by signing up for a dinner or attending the Gala as part of #ChefsGiving.
Nov 12th – 19th 2017
THANK YOU Chefs for stepping up to help at this crucial time of need.
Our goal: To raise ONE MILLION DOLLARS for Disaster Relief.
– @TippingPoint Fire Relief Fund
– @RestaurantsCare Fund

New Delhi Restaurant will be participating with a specially-created dish: Pine Cone Cabbage.

This brand new item features ingredients from around the region and includes pine nuts and healing spices – to both heal the people and remind us that from fire great things can grow. All proceeds from the sale of Pine Cone Cabbage will be donated to the cause.

More details can be found here:

Oct 28th Fundraiser for the Napa Valley fire

Save the date for Saturday, Oct 28th to help the thousands of hospitality workers who have been displaced or suddenly unemployed by the devasting fires in Napa and Sonoma. We want to fill our dining room with people who also feel a need to help – and eat delicious Indian food. Our world famous 10-course Indian buffet will be open from 5:30 to 9:30 pm and all proceeds will be donated to fire relief.

This is a pay-it-forward event. Suggested donation is $40 per person, but we ask that you be as generous as you can. You can also donate online by clicking here.


Paradise Ridge Winery sits destroyed in the foothills above Santa Rosa, California, in the wake of the Tubbs Fire, Monday evening, Oct. 9, 2017. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)


Another Date You’ll Want To Save

One more event you will definitely want to be part of….

Nov. 18th: New Delhi Restaurant’s 30th Anniversary! NDR is turning 30 years old and we plan to celebrate like maharajahs. Saturday, November 18th at New Delhi Restaurant, 160 Ellis St, San Francisco. Food, drinks, dancing, music and wonderful people! Make your reservation now at Eventbrite.

A great night of wine and history for CCC!

We raised $2000 and counting… Great success at New Delhi Restaurant for Legends & Legacy Wine Dinner! Delicious food by Chef Ranjan paired with wines from Heraszthy Family Cellars! #CompassionateChefsCafe #SpritzSF #IndianCuisine #NewDelhiRestaurant Big thank you to DJ Amar Solunamar for donating the sound system for the evening and to Colin Hussey for capturing all the beautiful pictures.

Val Heraszthy from Heraszthy Family Cellars and Ranjan.

Legends & Legacy Wine Dinner: Only a few tables left!

Seats are going fast for the Legends & Legacy Wine Dinner with Heraszthy Family Cellars on July 6th. In addition to fantastic wine, wonderful food and the combined entertaining powers of Ranjan and Val Haraszthy – we’ve added a variety pack specialty beers from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon to our silent auction.

More about the beer: You may not be able to time travel, but your taste buds can! This variety pack of four aged specialty beers from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon will take you back to 2014, when America was obsessed with Ebola and the Ice Bucket Challenge. These limited edition barrel-aged beers were purchased shortly after they were bottled and have been kept at cellar temperatures ever since. These beers are meant to be aged, which is why they are dipped in wax and boast a “best after” date on the label. While it may seem sacrilegious, we recommend mixing The Abyss and The Dissident for a special cocktail we call “The Abyssident.”

Val is donating a 3-liter bottle of something delicious from his cellar AND! there is a beautiful piece of fine art available to the highest bidder.

This fantastic painting has been created by famed Indian artist Uma Shankar, using a combination of paint and semi-precious stones. This piece is one in a series depicting scenes from the Madhushala Collection – or The House of Wine.

Tickets to the wine dinner are $125 per person, inclusive of 8.5% tax and 18% service charge.

Please use promo code “CCC” when purchasing your tickets to receive a $25 Friends and Family discount at

Anchor Brewing and New Delhi Restaurant celebrate 30 years


Our 30th Anniversary Legacy and Legends series continues with a special event featuring San Francisco’s own Anchor Brewing Company and brewery historian Dave Burkhart.

The festivities begin on Thursday, June 22nd from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the New Delhi Bar.

Join us in the New Delhi Bar as Dave shares his passion for brewing and tells stories of his history with a San Francisco institution. Two appetizer samples will be available to enjoy with the beer.

The Assorted Tandoori Platter: A combination of chicken tikka, seekh kebab and tandoori prawns ($13) and the Assorted Vegetable Platter: A combination of samosas, bari pakora, chili cheese pakora and papadums ($10).

All proceeds from the evening event will benefit Compassionate Chefs Cafe – helping kids across the street at the Tenderloin After School Program and across the ocean at the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad, India.

Meet Dave Burkhart

Dave Burkhart of Anchor Brewing.
Dave Burkhart of Anchor Brewing.

California-born historian and award-winning author David Burkhart is an honors graduate of Yale. Since 1991, he has been on the staff of San Francisco’s renowned Anchor Brewing Company where, having done virtually every job in the brewery, he is responsible for the names, stories, and label designs of Anchor’s brews and serves as Brewery Historian. His books on the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and San Francisco mixologist Cocktail Boothby have won numerous awards, including the Benjamin Franklin, International Publisher, National Indie Excellence, and National Best Books Awards in History. A Grammy-nominated trumpeter, Dave teaches at the San Francisco Conservatory, is a member of the Bay Brass and the San Francisco Brass Quintet, and performs regularly with the San Francisco Symphony, Opera, and Ballet Orchestras.


Legends & Legacy Wine Dinner with the Founding Family of the CA Wine Industry

Please join us on July 6th as Vallejo (Val) Haraszthy of Heraszthy Family Cellars and Ranjan Dey pour award-winning wines and share stories from one of the oldest vineyards in California. The California wine industry began in Val’s backyard and his enthusiasm is infectious!

Here is a video of Val explaining to Ranjan the role his great-great-grandfather had in making California a state.

Menu and wines for the July Wine Dinner at New Delhi Restaurant

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Tickets are $125 per person, inclusive of 8.5% tax and 18% service charge.

Please use promo code “CCC” when purchasing your tickets to receive a $25 Friends and Family discount at

Legends & Legacys Wine Maker’s Dinner

In celebration of New Delhi Restaurant’s 30th anniversary, Chef Ranjan Dey will be taking guests on an incredible journey through the exotic flavors of New Delhi Restaurant, with sumptuous wines from Haraszthy Family Cellars. Co-hosted by winemaker Vallejo “Val” Haraszthy, the Legends and Legacy Wine Maker Dinner, held Thursday, July 6th at 6:30 PM, will feature dishes made with a unique blend of 30 spices in tribute to New Delhi Restaurant’s milestone. Val’s enthusiastic discussions of world class wine will enhance Chef Ranjan Dey’s exciting stories of the origins behind each dish. Val is the great grandson of Agoston Haraszthy, who built what is considered California’s first winery – the Buena Vista Winery, in Sonoma in 1857.

As part of New Delhi Restaurant’s charity arm, Compassionate Chefs Café, the proceeds of the accompanying silent auction will go to the children of San Francisco’s Tenderloin After School Program and Gandhi Ashram in Manav Sadhna, India. The auction items are a beautiful work of original art depicting a scene from the Madhushaalaa Collection – The House of Wine, painted by famous artist Uma Shankar of Jaipur, India and a three-liter bottle of wine from Val’s private collection!

Join us for a night of delectable food and wine, to celebrate New Delhi Restaurant’s 30th anniversary, and contribute to a good cause! The dinner is $125 per person, inclusive of 8.5% tax and 18% service charge. Purchase tickets via Eventbrite.

The Menu

Mazadaar Shuruaat (Beginnings)

Vegetable Chop – Tasty Bengali vegetable croquettes with spicy tomato sauce

2015 Bearitage Lodi Sauvignon Blanc – Haraszthy Family Cellars

Mukhya Bhojon (Mains)

Alu Posto – Flavorful Bengali potatoes with ground poppy seed and spices

Kosha Murgir Mangsho- Spicy Bengali chicken curry cooked in mustard oil and masala

Vegetarian option available

Bengali Tomato and Date chutney

Steamed Basmati Rice

2015 Bearitage Zinfandel Amador County – Haraszthy Family Cellars

Mithai Aur Chai (Dessert & Tea)

Lal Gurrer Payesh – Creamy Bengali Rice Pudding with Molasses & Raisins

Masala Chai

2015 Bearitage Lodi Red Wine – Haraszthy Family Cellars

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Save the Date! – Together for H2Ope: India

DATE: Sunday, Oct 2

TIME: 12:30 to 3:30 pm

PLACE: New Delhi Restaurant

The Numi Foundation helps provide clean drinking water to the farming communities that grow their tea and also offer experiential gardening, arts and social studies curricula to low-income K-8 public schools. So you can help someone get clean water in India, fill your own cup with delicious tea and help local kids all at one champagne brunch. Not bad for a Sunday!

The event will also feature a special Assamese buffet!
Kumro Bhajji – Pumpkin fritters with black cumin
Narikel Dal – Lentils with cumin and coconut
Papaer Khar – Green papaya prepared with mild spices
Bhindi Sorsori – Okra prepared Assamese style
Koni Alu Pitika – Mashed potatoes and eggs seasoned with mustard oil, cilantro and chopped onions
Steamed rice
Kachumber salad with cherry tomatoes

Payas – Rice pudding with golden raisins
Hurmur Gur – A traditional Assamese dessert with puffed rice, full cream and sweet liquid jaggery
Chai – Spiced milk tea with Numi Assamese black tea leaves

For more information or to RSPV, contact Darian at

Save the Date! June 11th is our next Spring India Day!


WomenNow and New Delhi Restaurant will be hosting their second Spring India Day on June 11th in Union Square in the heart of San Francisco. Spring India Day is a free annual festival. It is a celebration of the colorful and exuberant Indian culture.

Come join us as we take over beautiful San Francisco’s crown jewel – Union Square – for a full day of fun and entertainment. Spring India Day will be featuring henna artists, Bollywood dancing, music, a high couture fashion show, and more! Our food booths will entice your taste buds with several Indian regional cuisines including samosas, keebabs, curried rice, exotic island delights, South Indian delicacies, and roadside chat selections.

Where: San Francisco’s Union Square
When: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2016

This event is organized by WomenNow TV in association with New Delhi Restaurant and benefits Compassionate Chefs Cafe a 501(c) non-profit organization with a mission to help Kids Across the Street in the Tenderloin After School Program and Across the Ocean in Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad, India to help them become global citizens.

Compassionate Chefs will be hosting a photo booth next to the main stage with props and backgrounds. Bring your smiling face and help out a great cause!

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May 6 Wine Maker’s Dinner

Rancho Sisquoc & New Delhi Restaurant


Join us for a one of a kind Wine Dinner Adventure. Your taste buds will be taken on an incredible journey from the sumptuous wines of Rancho Sisquoc Winery, to the exotic flavors of New Delhi Restaurant. Your hosts will be Winemaker Sarah Mullins and Chef Ranjan Dey. A beautiful original painting by renowned artist, Uma Shankar of Jaipur, India will be the showcase of the evening. As you delight your palate while wining and dining, let your eyes feast on the work of art that depicts glimpses of the poems from the Madhushaalaa Collection – The House Of Wine. Sarah Mullins’ enthusiasm for making world class wines will dazzle the evening while Chef Ranjan Dey dances around the dining room, sharing the exciting stories behind each and every dish on your table.

$125 per person
inclusive of 8.75% tax and 18% service charge


There will be a poetry reading about the original painting featured in the evening’s silent action. All proceeds from the auction will benefit 300 children across the street at San Francisco’s Tenderloin After School Program and 300 children across the ocean at the Gandhi Ashram with Manav Sadhna, India. Our mission with our ongoing support and programs is to help these children connect with each other and become global citizens like you and me. To learn more, please speak with Chef Ranjan Dey or visit


Mazadaar Shuruaat (Beginnings)
Cauliflower Kosambari
South Indian salad with cauliflower, pineapple, grated coconut and more
2014 Sylvaner – Santa Barbara – Rancho Sisquoc Winery

Mukhya Bhojon (Mains)
Fragrant cabbage and black garbonzo flavored with Kalonji and cilantro and steamed Poha style pressed rice
2014 Chardonnay – Santa Barbara – Rancho Sisquoc Winery

Kerelan Pepper Chicken
Creamy coconut chicken in onion gravy with black pepper, curry leaves and whole mustard served with basmati rice and nan bread
2013 Merlot – Santa Barbara – Rancho Sisquoc Winery

Mithai Aur Chai (Dessert & Tea)
Mango rice pudding with milk dumplings
Masala Chai
2014 River Red – Santa Barbara – Rancho Sisquoc Winery

New Delhi Restaurant     –     160 Ellis Street – San Francisco, CA 94102
Friday, May 6th, 2016 – Door Opens 6:30pm – Dinner Seating 7:00pm

*All purchases of tickets are final. There are no refunds or cancellations.

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