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Sugar Rush: Max and Mina's Ice Cream in Kew Gardens Hills

Sugar Rush Max Falkowitz 3 comments

You could call Max and Mina's the thinking person's Baskin Robbins, and if the ice cream isn't as boldly flavored as might like, it's still plenty of fun. More

Searching for the Best Hamentashen in Queens

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 3 comments

Purim is this weekend, and Jewish bakeries all over the city are hard at work churning out hundreds of the delicious, triangle-shaped cookies known as hamentashen. Of course, many bakeries sell them year round, but Purim is when they are meant to be eaten. I traveled around Queens, home to so many Jewish bakeries, to find the best of the best. More

The Best Falafel in Queens, Part 2

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 14 comments

[Photographs: Sara Markel-Gonzalez] More Intel The Best Falafel in Queens, Part I » All Queens Roundups » I couldn't stop the search at just five places for one of my favorite foods in my favorite borough. This second round-up... More

Searching for Ice Cream Shops in Queens

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 7 comments

It's starting to get hot out, summer is almost here, and I can hear the ice cream trucks jingling through my neighborhood every night. Now I love soft-serve as much as any kid, but sometimes Mr. Softee just isn't... More

The Best Falafel in Queens, New York

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 16 comments

Want More? View more Queens roundups » There are so many great places to find falafel all over New York City; we will be exploring the best of the best here at Serious Eats. And we're starting the search... More

Seriously Strange Schnitzels at Sandwich Bar

Joe DiStefano 1 comment

When it comes to eating out at kosher restaurants I tend to stick to the holy trinity: deli, falafel and shwarma. Sure I’ve tried kosher Chinese, but once was enough. Kosher interpretations of other cuisines usually don’t translate very... More

Off the Beaten Path: Serious Ceviche at El Anzuelo Fino

Joe DiStefano 2 comments

Whether you spell it ceviche, cebiche, or seviche, one thing is certain: the Peruvian specialty of fish “cooked" via marination in lime juice is one of the best things to eat during the dog days of summer. Unfortunately there... More

Off the Beaten Path: Strauss Israeli Pudding From Amalya Grocery

Joe DiStefano 1 comment

It's like the Israeli Kozy Shack. When most eaters think of Main Street in Queens, the first thing that comes to mind is the wealth of incredible Chinese food that’s available in Flushing. But if you travel Southeast along... More

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