THE best curry houses in the UK have been recognised at an awards ceremony – but does your local make the grade? The Asian Restaurant and Takeaway Awards (ARTA) recognised the best places to get top quality Asian cuisine. TV chef Ainsley Harriott and BBC news presenter Samantha Simmonds presented the inaugural awards in London with a host of celebrities and MPs in the audience. Walking off with the National Champion of Champions award was the Curry Palace in Cambridge while Mushfiqur Rahman from Bhaijaans in Sutton Coldfield won the Chef of the Year title. Prime Minister Theresa May said in a message: "These prestigious awards are an excellent opportunity to celebrate the craft of the most talented chefs and highly skilled service staff responsible for producing exceptional British Asian Cuisine. "Asian cuisine has certainly become an immensely important and popular part of British life. "Its success is owed, in no small part, to the talented restaurateurs and chefs who are being … [Read more...] about Britain’s best curry houses revealed – does your local make the list?