In an Orange Grove in India, a Celebration of Harvest and Love

Before competing at the World Cup of shooting in Lima, Peru, the former Olympian Shagun Chowdhary gathered friends for a night of dancing at her family farm.

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Restaurant Review: Semma in the Village

The latest restaurant from the creators of Dhamaka and Adda finds excitement in deep cuts from Tamil Nadu and other states.

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The 25 Essential Dishes to Eat in New York City

We asked six chefs and food experts to create a list of the most delicious and memorable plates in town.

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A Taste of Thanksgiving Tradition

Three Times journalists who cover food share how they tackle Thanksgiving prep and how they spend the holiday.

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My Auntie Taught Me the Secret to a Perfect Breakfast: Improvise

Upma is a simple, delicious South Indian breakfast dish that you can make differently every time.

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Raw Onions Are the Best Food. Let Me Explain.

There’s no greater pleasure than biting into a slice of a raw red onion and tasting its stinging sharpness.

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At Sona, a Feast From All Around India

At a new restaurant in Manhattan, the chef Hari Nayak presents specialties from many regions.

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At Dhamaka, Chintan Pandya Shows He’s Not Fooling Around

Building on Adda’s forceful home-style menu, the chef goes deeper into uncompromising Indian cooking.

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The Secret to Smooth Doughs and Fluffy Bread Is Already at Hand

Just-boiled water has long played a role in making pie crusts, milk breads and more shine, across cultures and cuisines. But how does it work?

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Don’t Like Spicy Food but Feel Left Out? Train Your Taste Buds

If you feel left out, here are tips for enjoying (or at least tolerating) the burn.

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New York City Takes Another Step Toward Fully Reopening

Tens of thousands of middle school students will be able to return to classrooms later this month for at least part of the week.

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At Dhamaka, Indian Village Food Comes to the City

Chintan Pandya follows up his hit Queens restaurant, Adda, with a celebration of rustic Indian cuisine on the Lower East Side.

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The Fed-Up Chef

Gaggan Anand turned his Indian restaurant in Bangkok into a pilgrimage site for globe-hopping foodies. So why, even before the pandemic hit, was he willing to give it up?

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Chaat Is More Than the Sum of Its Many Flavors

Hard to define but easy to crave, these Indian snacks have become a fascination for the Nashville chef Maneet Chauhan.

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Niven Patel, a Miami Chef, Is Not Giving Up on 2020

A return to indoor dining may be far off, but he just opened a new, Caribbean-inspired restaurant and is moving ahead with plans for others.

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The Simple Joys of Tamarind

Sweet, sour and tender under its brittle shell, the fruit’s pulp is equally at home in desserts and savory dishes.

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Their Minneapolis Restaurant Burned, but They Back the Protest

Though a Bangladeshi family lost their business in the uproar over the death of George Floyd, they support demonstrators and helped medics treat them.

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‘Soup’ So Vibrant, It’s Called ‘the Elixir of Life’

You can sip it or have it with rice and yogurt. You can treat it like a soup or a glass of savory juice.

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‘This Isn’t the Time for Caviar’: A Chef Finds New Flavors in a Pandemic

After the coronavirus lockdown, a chef in Bangkok and his migrant staff started cooking a whole new menu and delivering food to the poor.

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A Chicken Biryani Recipe That Brings People Together

For the writer Aatish Taseer, a childhood staple has taken on new resonance in light of Delhi’s citizenship protests.

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Tejal Rao’s 10 Essential Indian Recipes

Our California restaurant critic, whose taste was shaped in family kitchens far from the subcontinent, picks dishes that show the cuisine’s many facets and techniques.

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