Devi’s Hemant Mathur Goes Solo

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A day after Devi gets a plug from Sam Sifton, his colleague Flo Fab reports that its chef and founding partner, Hemant Mathur, is leaving to open his own Indian fine-dining restaurant, Tulsi. It’ll open at 211 East 46th Street, near Third Avenue, in September. The new chef at Devi is Walter D’Rosario, formerly of Utsav Festive Indian.

Devi’s Chef Is Leaving to Open a New Indian Restaurant [Diner’s Journal/NYT]