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Kerala

  • Dining

    November 28, 2012

    It's Bollywood for Your Tongue at Chote Nawab

    Curry Hill gets a great Indian newcomer

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Tale of the Toothless Kebab

    The legendary tunde ke kebab as served at Chote Nawab -- it strives to be the tenderest kebab on earth (green and red sauces in background). It sounds like a Twin Peaks episode: 100 years ago a one-armed chef, to please a toothless old royal family member, invented the tunde ke kebab. It seems the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Holy Cow! Monster Jackfruits Invade Jackson Heights

    These jackfruits are the largest specimens seen recently; they're considerably larger than the full-size watermelons on the right. Usually, they're about the size of footballs - that is, if you can find them. Jackfruit is a tropical fruit much more often experienced in canned form than fresh. In t ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 25, 2012

    Benares: Howdy, Squishy Goat Foot!

    Plus spuds and spices at a new upscale Indian spot

  • Dining

    June 1, 2010

    Tamarind Tribeca Upscales the Tandoor

    Tabla and Devi get a little company

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Devise a Coconut-Picking Machine, Win 1 Million Rupees

    Coconuts are big business in the Indian state of Kerala, but since the decline of the caste system, which once dictated people's professions, professional coconut-pickers have become hard to find. Young men from the region would rather go off to find white-collar jobs than shimmy up coconut palms al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Our 10 Best: Indian Restaurants

    ​The glory of Indian food is its infinite variety. Think about it. An enormous region--we're including Pakistan and Bangladesh--with cultures that go back thousands of years, including influences from foreign invaders as diverse as the Mughals, the Portuguese and the English. Food from almost ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Fork in the Road Loves Floral Park, Queens

    Floral Park, Queens is my new favorite neighborhood. It's on the eastern edge of the borough, bordering Nassau County, and it's home to a large and growing Indian population. There are well-stocked South Asian grocery stores, like Patel Brothers and Subzi Mandi, sweets and snacks shops, and many res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    This Week in Restaurant Reviews

    This week in the Village Voice, Sarah DiGregorio visits Mumbai Xpress and New Kerala Kitchen, while Robert Sietsema goes to La Superior. Here's what critics elsewhere are reviewing this week:Steve Cuozzo reviews Corton, and deems his recent visits to the restaurant "among the most enjoyable dining e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Floral Park: A Lesser Known Little India

    Vada Pav from Mumbai XpressThe neighborhood of Floral Park, Queens, is located as far east as you can go and still be in New York City. The neighborhood cozies up against the Nassau County line, and is made up of wide, quiet streets lined with small brick houses with yards. It also happens to be hom ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 31, 2008
  • Film

    May 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 11, 2007
  • Dining

    July 3, 2007

    Lunch Box

    Fresh vegetarian cuisines at Curry Hill's newest spot

  • Dining

    October 25, 2005

    Shipshape

    New manifestation present on recipes from the southern coast of India

  • Dining

    December 9, 2003

    Lagoons and Monsoons

    Stormy South Indian food journeys to far eastern Queens

  • Film

    May 20, 2003

    Sim City

    Indulging in Cannes's Desserts of the Reel

  • Film

    April 29, 2003

    Final Destination

    The God of Small Things

  • NYC Life

    January 21, 2003
  • NYC Life

    January 14, 2003
  • NYC Life

    January 7, 2003
  • NYC Life

    December 24, 2002
  • NYC Life

    December 17, 2002
  • NYC Life

    December 10, 2002
  • Dining

    December 3, 2002
  • Film

    March 19, 2002
  • Books

    November 20, 2001

    Goddess of Small Things

    An Interview With Novelist-Turned-Activist Arundhati Roy

  • Books

    June 27, 2000
  • Film

    April 25, 2000
  • News

    July 21, 1998

    Come to Mama

    Hindu Holy Woman Heals With Hugs

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