Food Service

Don't Tell Aunty has opened in Sydney, taking over the former site of 4Fourteen with its "unauthentic" approach to Indian cuisine

December 2018

Financial Review

Classy and contemporary

January 2019

Good Food

Dont't Tell Aunty brings unauthentic Indian to Surry Hills

Oct 2018

Concrete Playground

Surry Hills has scored a new, creatively charged culinary hot-spot, with acclaimed chef Jessi Singh opening the doors to his 'unauthentic Indian' restaurant Don't Tell Aunty

October 2o18

Time Out Sydney

It’s a colourful time but the dining experience is a little uneven at this proudly non-traditional Indian restaurant

December 2018

Gourmet Traveller

Dont't Tell Aunty, A new Indian Restaurant lands in Surry Hills

October 2018

Lorraine Elliot

Ssshh !! Dont't Tell Aunty 

Oct 2018


Don't Tell Aunty shares the atmosphere of Singh’s other mod-Indian restaurants in Melbourne and the US


4Fourteen's Replacement Has Been Announced

Jessi Singh takes over Colin Fassnidge's former venue with Don't Tell Aunty.

July 2018

The Urban List

The 4Fourteen Space Has Been Taken Over By An Absolute Ledge.

Keep your eyes and ears peeled Sydney, big things are happening at 414 Bourke Street and we mean the kind of thing you’ll want to be all over.

July 2018


The 23 Best Indian Restaurants in America

"...a breath of fresh air for the Indian restaurant scene in New York City."

April 2018


New York Restaurants - Where to Go 

April 2018

Time Out New York

The 11 Prettiest Brunch Cocktails in NYC 

April 2018

Union Square Partnership

Local Dining Goes International for Brunch

March 2018

The New York Times

For Casual Indian Restaurants, It's Party Time

"None of the second-generation places go quite as hard as Babu Ji."

March 2018

Grub Street

Here's What Everyone Was Eating at Last Night's New York Taste

November 2017


Eat This Now: 20 Fall Dishes to Try in NYC 

October 2017

Extra Crispy

Masala Fried Chicken & Technicolor Waffles

"NYC’s Babu Ji is serving the breakfast classic with a few twists"

October 2017

Grub Street

Here Are All of the Culinary Stars That Will Be at This Year's New York Taste

October 2017


Banarasi Gold: A Mango Lassi Cocktail

"Modeled after the mango lassi, an alcohol-free drink made from yogurt and mango, the Banarasi Gold is a boozy version of the creamy treat."

September 2017


10 New Burgers You Need to Try in NYC

"Samosa burger and Aussie burger at Babu Ji (coming soon)"

September 2017


Eat This Now: 20 New Dishes to Try in NYC

"Garlic cheese naan at Babu Ji"

July 2017

Travel & Leisure Mexico

La India occidental

Julio 2017

“Jessi Singh, chef y fundador de Babu Ji, un clásico de San Francisco que estrena dirección en Nueva York, nos presenta sus platillos favoritos en el menú.”


5 Hydrating Watermelon Cocktails for All-Day Drinking

July 2017

Lucky Chow on PBS

with Danielle Chang 

The New Indian

A new generation of chefs and entrepreneurs is finally bringing the amazing cooking of the world’s second-largest country to a broad American audience. Danielle interviews a former financier who offers a light, healthy take on Indian classics at his fast-casual start-up Inday; the adventurous restaurateurs behind Babu Ji; and an engineer who started selling chai by bicycle in San Francisco.

Travel + Leisure

The 34 Best Dishes in the U.S. - Babu Ji Chef's Tasting Menu Curry Sampler

June 2016

Food & Wine Magazine

How to Have the Best Wine Year of Your Life

April 2016

“...Tasting menu used to mean expensive. Now it's become a relatively affordable way to explore the menu at casual places. At New York City's raucous Indian spot Babu Ji, chef Jessi Singh offers a seven-course menu for $62 that might include this yogurt kebab-perfect with a semidry Riesling or a beer from the serve-yourself fridge.”

New York Post

Is This Restaurant Really Worth the Wait?

By Claudine Ko - 01/2/2016

“New Yorkers are waiting an hour or more for Indian cuisine at Avenue B and East 11th Street, where Jennifer and Jessi Singh...are putting a fresh, modern and healthy spin on food..."

The New Yorker

Tables for Two 

By Silvia Killingsworth - 01/11/2016

“...the supurb chef's menu, made up of street snacks followed by the day's selection of curries, which, on any given night, might include lamb, chicken, or a raw scallop, plus daal, rice and naan.”

New York Magazine & Grubstreet

The Best New Restaurants of 2015 - Babu Ji

by Adam Platt - 12/29/2015

"Jessi Singh and his jovial crew breath new life into the familiar curry-house template at this boisterous Alphabet City restaurant."