Desi aunties take the stage at SXSW
At a panel last month, I had the rare chance to get real about what it's been like building a media career as a South Asian woman
Would you remember your first day as a migrant?
My own journey to America and SAADA's work on preserving our stories
3 lessons in community journalism
Ambreen Ali /
American Girl's doll of the year is from Metuchen
Kavi loves Bollywood and Broadway, and she's one more way Desi Americans are gaining prominence
South Asian Christians bring their own flavor to Christmas
Appam and gajrela are traditional foods for some of South Asia's diverse Christian communities
Radio Mirchi's Shammy broadcasts a slice of home
Listening to Desi music on the radio is a perk of Jersey life
A pint of nostalgia
Meet the Islamic Studies scholar serving up NJ's most delicious kulfi
What NJ's top Desi politician learned from failure
Vin Gopal first ran for office at 26. He learned a hard lesson.
New Jersey's next gen of politicos question the norms
The youngest candidate is 19, and he's a Republican.
Your next issue of Central Desi will arrive Monday.