India has one of the most diversified cuisines in the world — rife with internal and external influences, ancient as well as modern — but it wasn’t until recently that our city’s roster of regional Indian cuisines has grown exponentially. A dozen years ago, we had mainly Punjabi restaurants, with a smattering of Gujarati cafes and South Indian dosa parlors — now, the city’s complement of regional cuisines runs to ones associated with Goa, Chennai, West Bengal, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and several more cities and states, sometimes with entire restaurants devoted to them.
Here are some destination places to find regional Indian food in New York City, New Jersey, and Long Island.
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