A decade ago, Jersey City's Little India—a stretch of Newark Avenue that descends rather alarmingly toward the Meadowlands swamps—was really Little Gujarat. This bustling district teemed with immigrants from that far-western Indian state who patronized its temples, groceries, sari stores, restaurants, gold-dowry jewelers, and sweet shops. But gradually, their numbers dwindled. Now a fresh group of Indian immigrants, many from the southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, have replaced them, and a whole slew of new restaurants has materialized almost overnight. These places offer fascinating regional cuisines rarely glimpsed before in... More >>>