Jiniya AzadNYC Writer
Born in Bangladesh, Jiniya grew up in New York and prides herself in her New York identity. She holds a degree in communications and psychology from The City College of New York. A graphic designer by day and freelance photographer by night, you won’t find her without an iced latte or camera in her hands.
The Best (And Only) Uyghur Restaurants In NYC
The Best (And Only) Uyghur Restaurants In…
Six great NYC restaurants serving samsa, lagman noodles, and more.
Caravan Uyghur Cuisine in a great Uyghur spot in FiDi that’s perfect for lunch or takeout.
Tarim Uyghur Food is a food stall inside Flushing's New World Mall with especially good kebabs.
Where To Go For Iftar During Ramadan After A Long Day Of Fasting
Where To Go For Iftar During Ramadan Afte…
10 great spots where you should break your fast.
Nur Thai is a halal Thai spot in Rego Park with great steaks and mocktails.
Al Aqsa is a fantastic Bangladeshi spot in Parkchester with a seemingly endless display window of things to eat.
Asian Taste 86 is a halal Indonesian spot in Elmhurst. Make sure to order the bakwan campur noodle soup.
Queen Sheeba is a Yemeni spot in Harlem with excellent lamb haneeth and babaganoush.
Sami’s Kebab House in Astoria makes lots of delicious things, but the Afghan kebabs are (unsurprisingly) the first thing you should order.
Tallgrass is a halal burger spot in the East Village that’s great for lunch, a casual dinner, or takeout.
Dera is a halal Pakistani spot in Jackson Heights with some of the best halwa poori around,