Phil Vettel Review: Rooh’s progressive Indian cooking embraces tradition while defying it

There’s a modernist’s mind behind Sarkar’s cooking, an artist’s eye in the plate presentations, a master’s touch in the nuanced sauces. Though the dishes are too rooted in tradition to be called fusion, Sarkar’s interpretations embrace, from time to time, ingredients utterly foreign to traditional Indian cuisine.

MICHELIN GUIDE: 5 New Chicago Restaurants to Check Out This Summer

MICHELIN GUIDE: 5 New Chicago Restaurants to Check Out This Summer

"Meaning soul or spirit, ROOH brings the spirit of India to Chicago through the restaurant experience," per the restaurant's website. Of the Bay Area location, inspectors note an "innovative menu that fuses the subcontinent’s myriad flavors with modern restaurant staples."