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How to Eat at Crazy Crab, Flushing's Yunnan-Burmese-Cajun Crab Shack

The key to a successful experience at Crazy Crab is twofold: flexibility and knowledge. If you're looking for a full-blown Burmese or Yunnanese experience, you will be disappointed, as the menu offers only a handful of dishes from each cuisine. And if you're in the market for a legit Cajun seafood fiesta, then I have to ask what exactly you're doing in Flushing. But if you enter Crazy Crab with a plan of attack, an open mind, and a willingness to make a cross-cultural mess on your plate, you won't leave disappointed. More

Namoodol at H-Mart in Flushing Serves up a Quality Korean Lunch

As one of the city's Asian food meccas, Flushing has no shortage of good food courts. But one of the best receives little attention from Yelp or small food blogs, likely for one simple reason: it's a 25-minute walk from the 7 train on Flushing's Union Street in a Korean supermarket chain called H-Mart. Unless you have a car (it's five minutes from the Whitestone bridge that way), Namoodol, the H-Mart's lunch counter, is a trek, but the Korean barbecue and free tea alone are well worth the trip. More

Video: The True Tastes of Tea

When Theresa Wong experienced a Chinese tea ceremony for the first time, she hadn't considered "the difference between drinking tea and tasting tea." Five years later, the former insurance saleswomanguides customers through tastings at a small gourmet tea shop for a living. More

NYC's Best Dosas, Consecrated in a Flushing Temple

When out-of-towners ask me where to see "real New York," or when I'm looking to feed eight people for $40, or when I've decided that my cholesterol is just too damn low and in need of some butter, I have one easy answer for where to go: an out-of-the-way temple in suburban Flushing that just happens to make the best dosas in New York. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Brian Tsao's Flushing

Brian Tsao grew up in Flushing, Queens, with a Chinese father and Korean mother, and he still lives there today; the great selection of food is just one reason. So it's no surprise to anyone who dines at Mira Sushi and Izakaya that the menu mirrors his multi-ethnic background. Tsao, who is 28 and worked for his family's restaurants and at Telepan, gives us his recommendations for eating in Flushing. The restaurants are as varied as his tastes. More

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