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
Eventgoers snapped up slices of Haemul Pajeon from Korean Food, a Korean fried pancake filled with seafood.
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 (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
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 went fast, but another person would usually buy more.
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
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.
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
Who wouldn't want to pop back fried squid?
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
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.