Suvir Saran, author of Indian Home Cooking, has received numerous accolades for his regional Indian cooking. The restaurant at which he is co-executive chef, Devi, earned widespread critical acclaim and is the only Indian restaurant in New York to earn a coveted Michelin star. His latest endeavors include a new restaurant in Philadelphia, and a chain of casual dining restaurants scheduled to open in 2008. He is a contributing editor to Food Arts magazine and teaches Indian cooking classes that have been featured in the New York Times. He divides his time between New York City and his farm in upstate New York.