RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack is a next generation Indian restaurant is run by an old pro and his 25-year-old son. The food fuses classic American dishes with not-so-Indian ingredients.

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Rangmahal shrimp are sauteed in garlic, tumeric and lime  at RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack.

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RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine looks to give Indian food a fusion flair in Commack.

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Patrons dine  at RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack.

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Chef Apaar Verma, right, chats with some of his regular customers in the dining room of RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack.

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Chef Arun Verma, in blue, is a fixture in the dining room, chatting with patrons at RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack.

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Chef Apaar Verma works in the kitchen with his father chef Arun Verma, in blue, at their restaurant RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack.

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Crispy artichoke hearts are fried in a lightly spiced chickpea flour batter, and served with an orange marmalade dipping sauce at RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack.

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Khatta Meetha, a signature cream sauce of unripened mango, comes classicallly tossed with chicken at RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack.

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Octopus 355 at RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack pairs chunks of braised octopus tossed in a signature Khatta Meetha sauce with squid ink rice.

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Garjar ka halwa, a traditional carrot dessert is served a la mode with Indian spiced ice cream on a hot cast iron skillet, at RM Bistro Progressive Indian Cuisine in Commack.

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