‘Sona’ – Indian Restaurant By World Icon And Indian Actress In New York City.

As we all know Guajarati’s carry their food wherever they go and so dose every Indian. We can’t stay away from our culture tradition and food. This quality of Indian is responsible for, Indian restaurants and cafes coming up in the foreign countries. Like America and New York. This restaurants and cafes are not only visited by the Indians residents living there. But also by the local food lovers from the county.

Priyanka Chopra And Her ‘Sona’.

World icon and Indian Actress, producer and businesswomen Priyanka Chopra Jonas.  Recently became an owner of an Indian restaurant ‘Sona’. The restaurant is opened by the actress her self. Name as said by the actress was suggested by the American singer and her better half. Nick Jonas heard this word when he came down to India in 2018. Reason being his wedding with the ‘Miss world 2000’  Priyanka Chopra.  Word ‘Sona’ according the Indians means Gold.


The opening of the restaurant was held recently on 26 March, 2021 in the absence of the actress. Who couldn’t make it to attending the opening. As she had other professional responsibilities to be fulfilled in London. The restaurant is owned by the actress with co – owner Maneesh K. Goyal. Hari Nayak will be leading the work as a head chef of the ‘ Sona’.


On the opening day the actress took it to Instagram to share her excitement and to announce the opening of ‘sona’. In the post she said ” I am thrilled to present to you ‘SONA’, new restaurant in NYC that I poured my love for Indian food into. SONA  is very embodiment of timeless India and the flavors I grew up with. The kitchen is helmed by the incredible chef @harinayak , a masterful talent, who has created the most delicious and innovative menu, taking you on a food journey through my amazing country. SONA is opening later this month, and I can’t wait to see you there! This endeavour would not have been possible without the leadership of my friends Maneesh Goyal and David Rabin. Thank you to our designer Melissa Bowers and the rest of the team for realizing this vision so clearly.

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The second and third photos were taken in September 2019 when we performed a small intimate Puja( prayer ceremony) to bless the space that would soon become @sonanewyork Godspeed!”


With the menu full of Indian dishes even the interior of SONA is embodied with Indian paintings and Indian décor imported from India. The interior unlike food takes you to the land of handy artifacts. If you plan to visit the restaurant have a look at its hours and location and menu on the official SONA website www.sona-nyc.com.

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