In Hong Kong, some of the best Indian food you’ll eat is served from old glass stalls that sit next to piles of SIM cards and back-of-the-truck Nokia phones. Chicken drenched in warm chili oil and green peppers is plated up with buttery lentils at Al-Madina Curry House, a tiny hole-in-the-wall with Halal Indian food owned by Pakistanis. It’s next to an African restaurant—run by a Filipina—with men from India and Bangladesh hawking electronics, just across the hall. While it’s called Little India, the ground floor of Chungking Mansions—the epicenter of life for Hong Kong’s asylum seekers—is culturally ambiguous. Most there hail from South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, all trying to make a new life in one of[…]