Tasting Tour of Little India (Jackson Heights, Queens)

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Meet just outside Apna Bazar (72-20 37th Avenue), Jackson Heights, Queens
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The tour is rain or shine, so please make sure to pack an umbrella if the weather looks iffy!

All food samples are included in the price of the tour and we book a maximum of 15 people.

We ask for at least 48 hours cancellation notice in order to provide credit for another tour or class. Otherwise we are left with an empty spot and not enough time to refill if off the waiting list.

Please arrive hungry!
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Tasting Tour of Little India (Queens)

Join us on a tour of the real Little India in Jackson Heights, Queens. A quick subway ride from Manhattan affords you the feeling of being thousands of miles from home. The streets of Jackson Heights are lined with some of the best Indian street foods, sweet shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and shops filled with vibrant fabrics and yellow gold.

Chef-Instructor Jennifer Clair will guide you through her favorite food and grocery shops while sampling foods all along the way. We'll visit 2 chaat shops and sample different kinds of this spectacular Indian snack food. We'll graze the brightly-colored offerings at an Indian sweet shop and sample some of the best gulab jamun and rasmalai in the city. Along the way, we'll be sure to keep awake with cups of chai (spiced tea) while sampling a variety of freshly baked dosas.

After the tour you will have the confidence to walk into any Indian restaurant or snack shop and order things you never knew you could.

The tour will begin and end at the excellent Indian grocery, Apna Bazar. We'll wander through all the aisles and demystify the different kinds of rice, spices, fresh vegetables, legumes, breads, cookware, and condiments available. After the tour, you will have a chance to fill your shopping bags before heading home. There is no better way to spend a summer morning in the city!

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