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Proud As A Peacock

Peafowl Indian subcontinent Very few of the animal kingdom’s royalty flaunt their status in such resplendent pageantry as the peafowl – the male of the species is easily recognized promenading its flashy, iridescent, feathery finery in a mock display of … Continue reading

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India Ink

Haldi Root (***CLOSED***) Woodland Hills, California Someone walking into Haldi Root unaware that the name of the restaurant is derived from the Hindi word for the root of the turmeric plant (which when ground produces a spice commonly used in … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know Jack

Jackfruit South and East Asia While durian is referred to as the “king of fruit”, it is generally dwarfed in size by the jackfruit, the largest tree-borne fruit in the world (attaining a weight of up to 80 pounds). The … Continue reading

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