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Sambar, Akasha Richmond's almost Indian restaurant, opens Monday

Sambar, Akasha Richmond's almost Indian restaurant, opens Monday

Culver City chef Akasha Richmond has always loved Indian food. In fact, from time to time she’d even play with the idea of opening an Indian-influenced restaurant, going so far as to draw up mock menus. Monday she’s finally doing it for real. Sambar, Richmond’s new Culver City restaurant, is opening in the old Ford’s Filling Station space. It’s not an Indian restaurant per se, but it’s influenced by the flavors and the sensibilities of Indian food. “I’ve studied Indian cooking for a long time and I’ve always loved the spices and flavors and masalas,” said Richmond, who helped get the Culver City dining scene started in 2008 with...

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