Celebration by Rupa Vira was featured in Northern Virginia Magazine as one of the Best Restaurants in Loudoun County.
It’s an unfortunate fact that in the West, Indian food has taken on a casual air. Yes, its distinctive flavors often lend themselves to traveling home in takeout containers. But at chef Rupa Vira’s modern restaurant, the cuisine begs for a more formal reexamination. Here, gold leaf, dry ice, and frothy foams all play a role in a theatrical meal.
See this: The festive atmosphere takes a cue from pops of color in each of the bright, painting-filled rooms.
Eat this: Lotus stem chaat, butternut squash kofta, chile, and paneer kulcha
When to dine here: A craving for Indian spice is leading you to the opposite of takeout.