INDIA

Restaurants

San Francisco's Besharam Serves Up Desi Nostalgia for Immigrant Kids

Chef Heena Patel masterfully created a space where young people of color can find community, rebellion, and the food that tastes like home.
Ikya Kandula
7.10.18
INDIA

India's Complicated Love Affair With Pickles

The future of the much-loved condiment is uncertain.
Nikhita Venugopal
6.14.18
fruit

How to Get the World's Best Mangoes in the US, Right Now

The Alphonso is the holy grail of Indian mangoes, and you just might be able to sink your teeth into one.
Myles Karp
5.16.18
Indian

Inside India's Regional Dessert Feud

Where's rasgulla actually from? Well, it's complicated.
Mayukh Sen
11.17.17
cooking

How This 106-Year-Old Great-Grandmother Became a Famous YouTube Chef

You can learn just about anything on YouTube—including how to make watermelon chicken and scrambed emu eggs from a centenarian.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.19.17
Curry

Why Curry Doesn’t Really Exist

"My parents taught me that cooking was about self-sufficiency, and not some sort of mystical connection to your roots."
Naben Ruthnum
9.1.17
alcohol

Urban Planning Accidentally Banned Alcohol Throughout This Entire City

More than 700 bars, pubs, hotels, and establishments selling alcohol in the city have been forced to go dry or close down.
Gigen Mammoser
7.9.17
dumplings

An Indian Politician Wants to Ban Dumplings

"Momos have been found to be the root cause of several life-threatening diseases," Arora claims.
Nick Rose
6.12.17
Chinese food

Inside the Birthplace of Indian-Chinese Cuisine

When Chinese immigrants arrived in Kolkata two centuries ago, they put down roots and created a delicious fusion cuisine that blended Hakka traditions with the fiery flavors Indians love.
Sharanya Deepak
4.27.17
INDIA

Inside the World’s Largest Free Kitchen

At the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, nearly 100,000 people eat here on an average day—and not a single one of them will pay for the food they consume.
Nadim Roberts and Rutwij Devashrayee
4.11.17
INDIA

India's War on Beef Is Heating Up Again

Life in prison is now the penalty for killing cows in one Indian state.
Nick Rose
4.5.17
Indian Food

This Washing Machine Has a Special Setting for Curry Stains

Push the "curry" button on Panasonic's new machine and those madras marks will disappear.
Phoebe Hurst
3.13.17