Opened in 2001 by Jujhar Singh -- a twenty-year veteran of the Colorado restaurant scene -- Jewel of India specializes in regal Punjabi service and northern Indian Mughlai cuisine, originally the food of raiders and interlopers. While the menu looks like the menu of every other strip-mall Indian restaurant in the country, the food that arrives on your plate is something very special. One bite and you'll know that you're tasting a lifetime of experience and a deep love of home translated through food.
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I 've eaten tandoori while driving and samosa in bed. I've made entire meals of naan and puri and yogurt. During a brief stint as an unwilling vegetarian (I did it for a girl, mostly because the only thing on earth better than pork ...