BK Jani: the best halal joint in NYC

Living abroad if any Pakistani is doing extraordinarily well, regardless of their field, they attract the attention of others also settled abroad who relate to and identify with Pakistan. All the usual questions are asked. Who? What? Where? Why? How? I’ll share my recent experience of visiting a small Pakistani (Lahori) barbecue spot in New York called ‘BK Jani’ that serves arguably the best halal barbecue food I have ever had.  The experience matches the city.... Read More

The Imrandan: Political Pawns from a Container

For the past three and a half years, an overwhelming number of my peers condescendingly criticised the Pakistani working class for voting in their interest against an authoritarian, disrespectful, know-all, holier-than-thou, cricketer-turned political deity. To them, the choice was clear between a corrupt political elite who loots the public coffers and a political outsider who demonstrated his leadership, winning abilities on the cricket ground. To me personally, Imran Khan’s... Read More

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