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Great Gujarati

luckyfatima Nov 21, 2012 02:20 PM

I am visiting Piscataway for this Thanksgiving weekend. We have no Gujarati thali or farsaan/snack shops in Northern Virginia, but I know some parts of NJ are loaded with them. I miss this kind of food and I want to make it to a Gujju owned resto that ideally serves thaali and farsaans, but will settle for a place that only does one (or like a sweet shop that is known for great farsaan and chaat). Can anyone give me advice on where to go? I don't know the layout of the land, but I am willing to drive maybe up to an hour for a really great place. I've heard Edison is loaded with Gujju places, is that far from where I will be...any advice or recs?

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    bropaul RE: luckyfatima Nov 21, 2012 04:51 PM

    I can't give you specific advice, I don't even know what you are looking for. What I can tell you is that you are in the epicenter of South Asian everything in NJ! If you can't find it where you are, it probably doesn't exist in NJ.

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      jracpa RE: luckyfatima Nov 21, 2012 07:30 PM

      Piscataway is pretty close to Edison. Oak Tree Road in Edison has many places.

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        Curlz RE: jracpa Nov 22, 2012 11:55 AM

        Yes! Go to Oak Tree Road...you'll find stores and restaurants galore. Your best bet (if someone doesn't chime in w/a specific rec here) is to walk in to one of the stores and ask--I'm betting the people working in the area will know where to send you! :-)

        Please report back!

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        HillJ RE: luckyfatima Nov 23, 2012 06:21 AM

        http://www.jhupdirestaurant.com/html/...
        Jhupdi Indian Restaurant
        1679 Oak Tree, Edison

        for future reference.

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