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Web resources to explore ethnic neighborhoods across the U.S.
Oct. 31, 2003

Since we're traveling the world this week without ever leaving the U.S. of A, we're focusing on vital communities around the country. The best way into a foreign culture is through the food. Jonathan Gold takes us into little enclaves, pushing toward the suburbs, where he has found some amazing, real food experiences. And, we have links to some of the best ethnic neighborhoods to explore across the U.S.

*Recommendations from food critic Jonathan Gold:
Here are some of the areas Jonathan recommends in his interview with Savvy host Diana Nyad:

(Listen to the full interview with Jonathan Gold: He has some great suggestions for the best ethnic restaurants in the U.S. -- in addition to the ones you just heard.)

Chinese food at a huge Asian mall: Milpitas Square - Milpitas, CA

A vibrant Indian community in Iselin, New Jersey

Chinese food: Valley Blvd., Alhambra, CA, to Rowland Heights, CA
(a selection of restaurants on Valley Blvd.)

Arabian food: Dearborn, Michigan -- an enormous Arab-American community
(a selection of restaurants)

Chinese food: Flushing, New York
(a selection of restaurants)

Portuguese food: The Ironbound, Newark, New Jersey
(a selection of restaurants)

*Other ethnic neighborhoods to explore across the U.S.:

Chicago: www.chicago-chinatown.com
Hawaii: www.chinatownhi.com
New York City: www.chinatown-online.com
San Francisco: www.sfchinatown.com
Philadelphia: www.phillychinatown.com
Seattle: www.internationaldistrict.org

"Little Tokyos"
Los Angeles: www.ltsc.org
San Francisco: www.japantown.ws

"Little Italies"
Boston: www.northendboston.com
New York City: www.littleitalynyc.com
San Diego: www.littleitalysd.com
Maryland: www.littleitalymd.com
Delaware: www.discoverlittleitaly.com
Cleveland: www.cleveland.com

"Little Armenias"
Los Angeles: www.littlearmenia.com
Colorado: www.armeniansofcolorado.org
Florida: www.floridaarmenians.com

Upcoming Neighborhoods to Watch
Slavic Village - Cleveland

Walker's Point - Milwaukee

Little Havana - Miami

Russian Denver

Little Manila - Stockton, CA


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