Akhtar Nawab Chicken Fried Steak

05/17/2011 09:23 am ET | Updated Jul 17, 2011

It's not every day that a brilliant Indian-American chef who works in a Mexican restaurant can produce a world-class Southern dish. But such is the case with Akthar Nawab, who is from Kentucky and knows his chicken fried steak. Akhtar's work at La Esquina, by the way, is really something. Sadly, however, the chicken fried steak is not on the menu.