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At the gas station, biscuits, tortillas—and community 

Vegetable samosas fresh from the deep fryer at the Calvander Food Mart, where Minesh and Manisha Patel inherited a menu of battered chicken and fish, in addition to hamburgers, hot dogs and biscuits. Cooking a full Indian menu is "too much work," Minesh explains. So once a week, his mother, Anila, folds potatoes and peas into triangular pastries, whose crisp crust is sweetened by a mild red sauce.

Image credit: Photo by Kate Medley

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