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Padma Lakshmi totes her tot, daughter Krishna Thea, after dining at Pastis in New York City on Friday.
Raising the 18-month-old in the Big Apple is the plan for now, the Top Chef judge, 40, tells PEOPLE.
“She’s definitely a city baby,” Lakshmi says.
“[Krishna] always likes going out and seeing new things. We walk around a lot and that’s a way for her to explore.”