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Sneak Peek: New Restaurant, Fusion, Opens on Georgia Ave.

by Prince Of Petworth December 9, 2008 at 9:07 pm 49 Comments

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Back in September we spoke about Fusion. I’m happy to report that they have now opened. As you can see from the photo above they are located at 4815 Georgia Avenue (two storefronts from Moroni’s excellent pizza.) I spoke briefly with the owner, Barry, who described the food as “refined Indian”. The restaurant will seat upto 50 people and will feature a full bar. Though, make no mistake this spot is most definitely a proper restaurant. Barry had previously worked in managerial positions in the very well respected Indian Restaurants – Rasika and Bombay Club. I believe that bodes very well for us. I happen to be a big fan of the Bombay Club. It’s exciting to potentially get a spot of the same caliber up in Petworth. I asked Barry, 35, how he decided on this particular location and he explained it simply – “I live around the corner”. In addition to serving lunch and dinner (when they get their liquor license) Sundays will feature a three course brunch.

I’m especially excited about this restaurant because Barry exhibited such enthusiasm for the neighborhood. He also said on a number of occasions that he is “in it for the long haul”. And it was very nice to hear indeed. Be sure to check them out.

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More photos after the jump.

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Appetizer

Ragda Patties
Spiced potato patties, chick peas tamarind & date chutney .7

Mango Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp mango purée, basil served with mint chutney. 7

Crispy Spinach Salad
Flash fried Baby spinach cumin; tomatoes & black sea salt .7

Chicken Kebab
Ground chicken, bird pepper, fresh thyme .7

Masala Crab Cake
Crab meat. Cumin, saffron & mace .8

Perri perri Tilapia
Tilapia filet, ginger; red chili, lemon juice & cilantro .7

Mix Greens Salad
Mix greens, goat cheese & cherry tomatoes .6

Divers Scallops
Pan sears scallop ginger garlic & tomatoes .7

Smoke salmon
Wild Alaska smoke salmon ,prawn moose & dill cream cheese. 8

Entree

Lobster masala
Main lobster tail,garam masala,onion,ginger.20

Shrimp malai curry
Jumbo shrimp,coconut and ginger . 16

Gosh palak
Leg of lamb ,fresh spinach .15

Lamb kurma
American lamb, pistachio, almonds, onions & garam masala .15

Chicken Makhani,
Broil chicken, fenugreek, tomatoes .15

Grill Lamb Chops
American lamb Mace cashew huts, cardamom & green herbs .18

Sea food curry
fish, shrimp& scallop .17

Tandoori ( Grill ) Salmon,
Scottish salmon, cinnamon, ginger .15

Tandori ( Grill ) prawns
Prawns , ginger, garlic & mild spices.17

Chicken Tikka Masala
Broil chicken, tomatoes and a blend
of Indian spices .15

NY strip chili roast
Prime stake, tomatoes, chili and red wine reduction.18

Fish malai curry
Fresh market fish coconut ,ginger & mild spices. 16

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Sunday brunch 3 course $ 25.00

Vegetarian flavors

Dal makhani
Lentils, tomatoes, garlic and fenugreek 10

Bigan bartha
Egg plant ,onion ,ginger and mild spices.12

Cucumber raita
Cucumber, yogurt relish .6

Vegetable kurma
Seasonal veg, ginger, coconut milk .12

Aloo pakak
Fresh spinach, potatoes and tomatoes.11

Palak paneer
Home made cottage cheese, fresh spinach .12

Channa masala .11

Breads & Rice
Goat cheese kulcha 2.50
Aloo paratha .2.50
Paratha. 2.00
Naan/garlic 2.00
Puri 2.00

Please send any comments to Mr. Barry Dindyal at [email protected] 726 2210

Hours of operation
Monday – Saturday 11.am to 11pm
Lunch & dinner
Sunday brunch 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, Dinner 5 pm to 10 pm.

House special

Fusion cocktail
Hendricks gin/orange bitters/fresh lime.7

Green cool night
Vodka/rosemary/sour/cucumber.6

kaiture glacier
Sparkling wine/ginger.7

Avenue spicy queen
Infuse vodka/mango/chili.7

Red puma
Tequila/pomegranate/triple sec 7

Infused bourbon
Wood ford reserved/dry fruites.6

Fusion honey
Knob creek/frangelico/orange/7

Roman cosmo
Vodka/triple sec/mango/cranberry.7

Tequila blossom
Chocolate tequila/baileys.7

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