After New York City, the Bay Area boasts the second largest population of Indian Americans in the United States — not that these numbers get close to covering everyone in the South Asian diaspora throughout the Bay Area. The Indian food in this region is just one piece of the mosaic, though. Sana Javeri Kadri grew up in Mumbai and operates a spice company out of Oakland called Diaspora Co, bringing in millions of dollars in her quest to decolonize what it means to cook with South Asian spices such as turmeric and black pepper. There’s also a wide range of Indian restaurants in the South Bay, from Palo Alto to Santa Clara. For San Franciscans, or those making a trip to the home city of Indian pizza, here are 13 intensely flavorful Indian restaurants to try.
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