Sammy’s Halal Food Cart, Jackson Heights, NYC


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Food: ☆☆☆ 

Service: ☆☆☆

Ambiance: n/a

Cost: $

Dishes not to miss: lamb over rice


From cabby to foodie! Sammy is immigrant from Pakistan who knew that he needed to be more than just another Pakistani cab driver in New York City. That has been the journey of Samiul Haque Noor of Sammy’s Halal who won the Vendy award for best street food cart in 2006.


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Sangeetha Fast Foods, Chennai, India


Sangeetha Fast Foods is one of my favorite breakfast spots in Chennai city. I love the local feel of the place. At Sangeetha, they serve a good variety of south Indian breakfast fare. My favorites are the vadas, dosas, mini idlis and upma. If you want to try a little bit of everything then order the “meals”. They make really good South Indian coffee too.

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8 E 18th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 691-1300

Dévi is the home of artful forms of Pan-Indian cuisine created by two Indian super chefs and co-founders, Suvir Saran and Hemant Mathur (who has since left to open his own restaurant – Tulsi).

Over the years, Devi has managed to create quite a buzz as being one of the “it” Indian restaurants in New York City. Its one of those hot Indian food spots one goes to where you get (and pay for) more than an “Indian buffet’ experience.

The chefs are certainly masters of their craft but the food to me was temperamental. Some dishes were stunners like the Tandoori Prawns with crispy okra salad, the Tandoor Grilled Halibut and the Corn Chaat. Continue reading



Aga Brothers                                  or                     Hema Cold Drinks
Sh-16/A, Cusrow Baug,                                        Near Bal Mohan High School,
Shahid Bhagat Singh Rd,                                    Shivaji Park,
Colaba, Mumbai, 400039                                   Dadar (W), Mumbai
India                                                                         India
Tel: 022 22830692                                               +(91)-(22)-24460900


Mumbai was the birthplace of the extremely popular street snack known as a Frankie, which is somewhat like a kati roll. It is a chapatti roll with or without egg that has options of different filling such as mutton, potato, chicken, and so on. Continue reading


NIROS OF JAIPUR, Jaipur, India

MI Road
Ph: 2374493

If you ever visit the beautiful pink City of Jaipur in India, you must make a pit stop at Niros for a meal.

Conveniently located on the bustling MI road, right in the heart of the city, Niros is a food haven for locals, tourists and celebrities. Continue reading