A Partnership of Patels
As soon as they're satisfied with the regular menu, they're hoping to offer weekly specials, like chicken biryani or one of Swetang's childhood favorites, a Gujarati specialty rarely seen here, called papdi lote. He tried to explain it (while Rutul tried to remember how to spell it in a roman alphabet): "A mix of spices, in a flour base, with a consistency of mashed potatoes. I want to say ... " he laughs, "a glob! You dip it in oil. Only Gujaratis will know it."
Curry Up, 2711 Plymouth Rd., 418-3175. Daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m. curryupaa.com
[Originally published in October, 2012.]