A bilingual sign stands outside a polling center at a public library ahead of local elections on April 28 in Austin, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Chef Anita Jaisinghani owns Pondicheri, a casual spot serving up her take on the street foods of her native India. Liz Halloran/NPR hide caption

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