Indo-Chinese Food is Hard to Find, Except in New Jersey

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By DAVID SHAFTEL

A four-mile stretch of New Jersey’s Oak Tree Road is known as a destination for Indian restaurants, groceries and sweets shops. But amid the 70-odd Indian restaurants in the area, there are a handful specializing in the hard-to-find fusion of Indian and Chinese food native to the Indian city Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) and, to a lesser extent, Mumbai. Though not widely celebrated in America, Indo-Chinese food is familiar to in-the-know locals and venturesome food travelers like myself.

Having been an expat in Mumbai, I’m always looking for food that transports me back to …read more

Source: New York Times

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