You might be thinking we’ve made a mistake in the line above, no?
That we meant “what”instead of “who”? But no, we meant exactly what we wrote. For those of us who have lived in Madras, as Chennai was known, it is a living, breathing entity. That is why we chose to name our restaurant after the city and thus, pay homage to it.
As a sangam of civilisations and cultures, Madras dominates North Indian’s perception of the South. And that is exactly what we plan to change with I. M. Madras – the notion that South Indian food is only idli-sambar-chutney