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The yellow roof of The Chai Spot. Above it, is a black pole with a circular white sign that reads “Chai Tea.”

The Chai Spot brings a taste of Pakistan to Mott Street

This student-favorite Pakistani tea lounge is the perfect place to spill the chai with friends.
Kanita Tariq, Staff Writer Oct 27, 2022

To the average Pakistani, chai is more than just a morning beverage. It is a string that ties everyone together, no matter their cultural backgrounds. For many immigrant families...

Five gold mannequins in front of a gold and grey background. Three mannequins are wearing red lehengas and two mannequins are wearing green and white kurtas.

House of Anita Dongre celebrates Indian heritage with bridal wear

Luxury designer Anita Dongre talks about her SoHo store, design inspiration, environmental consciousness and women’s empowerment.
Sara Sharma and Kanita Tariq Oct 7, 2022

As South Asians living in New York City, we’re always looking for a slice of home. Walking into the House of Anita Dongre Limited flagship store in SoHo brings exactly that.  Founded...