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Single Serving: Sev Batata Puri at Hamro Aangan in Albany, CA

Single Serving: Sev Batata Puri at Hamro Aangan in Albany, CA

by James Boo January 9, 2012

Indian food enthusiasts in Berkeley, Albany and El Cerrito have a new go-to in Hamro Aangan, a relatively new Indo-Nepalese restaurant separated from the U.C. campus by several miles of the actual city of Berkeley. A meal here is worth the trip, by bus or […]

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Fruit Chaat Fruition in Old Delhi

Fruit Chaat Fruition in Old Delhi

by David Boyk March 16, 2010

David Boyk is a grade-A eater, Bollywood enthusiast and South Asian History grad student at the University of California at Berkeley. He has been mentioned several times in the history of this blog as “Boykji.” Wherever you go in Indian cities, you’ll meet people who […]

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Dining With Obstacles Removed

Dining With Obstacles Removed

by James Boo September 29, 2009

No stranger to ethnic diversity, the kaleidoscopic mecca of Flushing, Queens is home to New York’s Ganesha Temple, one of the oldest houses of Hindu worship in the United States. Visually, the temple is an abrupt shock of ornate construction and concrete walls, imposing itself […]

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Frankie Observation

Frankie Observation

by James Boo July 13, 2009

Since moving to New York, I’ve eaten a startlingly scarce amount of Indian food. This may have to do with the fact that I used to live near two quality South Indian restaurants and worked in the thick of an Indian culinary paradise; having absorbed […]

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Crawl. Walk. Eat.

Crawl. Walk. Eat.

by James Boo May 11, 2009

Last week, my friend and fellow blogger Joon paid a brief visit to New York in celebration/escape from the end of his first year at law school. You should know that Joon and I are kindred spirits in our inability to curb excess eating. You […]

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The Chaat Man

The Chaat Man

by James Boo March 12, 2009

To the western traveler, India is in general a miraculous world of everyday eating. The most upscale restaurants (all three of them) I visited when staying in the region’s capital of Lucknow charged me no more than $10 and change for a feast of sumptuous […]

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