Food from the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia

What with three Chinatowns to choose from, cabs driven by legions of Indians, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis, and nightly colonization of St. Marks Place by the Japanese, finding Asia in New York is hardly a challenge. But hiding in the shadows are cultural and culinary gems from Asian countries that, for reasons of history or demographics, did not send huge numbers of immigrants or expats to the city.

Experiencing an Asia Beyond China and India,” by Seth Kugel, The New York Times, September 21, 2008
Don’t forget the delicious curry-puffs at SANUR for $0.80 each!!!