Five years ago, Jersey City's Little India was limited to a three-block stretch of Newark Avenue just north of Journal Square, catering mainly to immigrants from Bombay and Gujarat. Now the area is burgeoning, spilling sideways onto Van Winkle Street and knifing into the Filipino nabe to the east. On weekends the streets are thronged with shoppers, many in colorful traditional dress, and the number of restaurants has zoomed from three to over a dozen. Sadly, Gujarati anchor restaurant Chowpatty vanished overnight. On the positive side of the ledger, we have a broader range of regional fare... More >>>