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At Nani’s, home cooking informs restaurant fare

Before most people open a restaurant, ample competitor research is conducted. Visits to restaurants of the same cuisine are usually considered square one in determining what food to offer, how to price it and how to make it different from similar dining spots.

But not for Nafeesa Koslik, who simply computed yields on her home recipe book to turn the family food she had made for decades into restaurant quantities before opening Nani’s Indian Kitchen last fall. The restaurant is located at 256 Milton Ave. in Ballston Spa.

Koslik arrived in the Capital Region from India during the blizzard of

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Fat Choy Brings Chinese Vegan Fare Into a Delicious New Era



a tray of food on a table: Mushroom sloppy joe and a Topo Chico


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Mushroom sloppy joe and a Topo Chico

As the food world continues to mine nostalgia plays to riff on birthday cake, Italian-American fare, Pop Tarts, and other bits of quintessential and sometimes questionable Americana, the loose meat sandwich known as a sloppy joe remains relatively overlooked, at least in its classic carnivorous form. Ambitious restaurants are not bending over backward to put it on menus like they are with yet another hamburger, and no one seems to be making Manwiches, as they’re sometimes atavistically called, with Japanese wagyu or caviar. Then again, it’s quite possible that

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Fort Worth’s 4 favorite sources for low-priced Chinese fare

In the mood for Chinese food, but don’t want to empty your wallet?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the most excellent destinations for affordable Chinese cuisine around Fort Worth, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to venture when cravings strike on a budget.

1. Taste of Asia

Topping the list is Taste of Asia. Located at 7420 N. Beach St., Suite 250, in Summerfields, the Chinese, Japanese and Thai restaurant is the highest-rated source for low-cost Chinese fare in Fort Worth, boasting four stars out of

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