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Shoppers at Patel Brothers

5 Hindi, Food and Drink

I love going to stores with food in other languages. This Jackson Heights establishment is full of unfamiliar foodstuffs and packaging, including giant piles of rice, way beyond what I would ever see in my own regular grocery haunts. Even…

Indian Restaurant Row

5 Hindi, Food and Drink, Neighborhoods

On East 6th Street between First and Second avenues are numerous Indian restaurants, sometimes referred to collectively as Indian Restaurant Row. When I first moved to New York in 1990, I ate here constantly: yummy, inexpensive food. The Indian languages spoken…