Gallery: Snapshots from the Flushing Mall Grazing Experience

Hand-pulled noodles from Xi'an Famous Foods
Hand-pulled noodles from Xi'an Famous Foods

Slurped up by many, whether the dish had pork, cumin-seasoned lamb, or Concubine's chicken.

Haemul Pajeon or Korean pancake
Haemul Pajeon or Korean pancake

Eventgoers snapped up slices of Haemul Pajeon from Korean Food, a Korean fried pancake filled with seafood.

Flushing Mall Grazing Experience
Flushing Mall Grazing Experience

Those who spent $10 at the food court brought back the food to be labeled and photographed before setting it on the table and forming an instant buffet.

Jeff Orlick, the master behind the Graze
Jeff Orlick, the master behind the Graze

Jeff Orlick (left), of Jeffrey Tastes, organized the Flushing Mall extravaganza. Asked why he did it, Orlick said, "This is the most awesome thing I could think of. This is my fantasy."

Chili Sauce Tasting Table
Chili Sauce Tasting Table

For $5, people could choose from about 100 chili sauces. Jared Cohee of Eat the World NYC hosted the tasting.

Dumplings from Hai Di Lao
Dumplings from Hai Di Lao

Dumplings from Hai Di Lao went fast, but another person would usually buy more.

Dilemma
Dilemma

We'd like to think the girl was just as overwhelmed by all the choices as we were.

House Special Chicken from Han Kou Steaks and Appetizer
House Special Chicken from Han Kou Steaks and Appetizer

Some dishes weren't that easy to share. An attendee tried to take a portion of the House Special Chicken from Han, but ends up lifting the entire thing.

Getting Grub
Getting Grub

Event goers grabbed what they liked from the instant potluck, reveling in as many flavors as they could.

Fried squid from Han Kou Steaks and Appetizer
Fried squid from Han Kou Steaks and Appetizer

Who wouldn't want to pop back fried squid?

Taiwanese pork chop from Temple Snacks
Taiwanese pork chop from Temple Snacks

Dishes didn't stay pretty for long—only until attendees snatched portions of breaded pork for themselves.

Lamb salad from Xi'an Famous Foods
Lamb salad from Xi'an Famous Foods

Spicy lamb was mixed with greens in this meaty salad from Xi'an Famous Foods, one of the more popular stalls represented at the Flushing Mall Grazing Experience.