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Fun At An Elmhurst Strip Mall: Malaysian, Thai, Chinese, and More

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 7 comments

This week, I set out to try one dish from each restaurant in the great strip mall on Broadway in Elmhurst; it houses a Malaysian, Thai, Chinese, and two Vietnamese restaurants, an Asian grocery store, and Singa's Pizza. (Where... More

Raspados, Diablitos, Nieves y Más: Shaved Ice Roundup

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 6 comments

One of my favorite things about living in Queens is the sheer variety of refreshing, icy, sweet creations that become available when the temperature rises. In the last post, I focused on cholados—this week, it's raspados and nieves. In my... More

Where To Get Momos (Tibetan Dumplings) in Queens

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 19 comments

Momos. There are suddenly so many places to find these delicious dumplings in Queens. In my research I came across more than a dozen restaurants, cafes and shops that sell this Tibetan and Nepalese treat. I would have liked... More

Where to Buy Gulab Jamun in Jackson Heights and Elmhurst

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 9 comments

More Intel All Queens Roundups » I was in the mood for something sweet, thanks to the heat, as I wandered around Queens this week. And finding myself in Jackson Heights, I sought out one of my favorite desserts... More

Searching for Cemitas in Queens

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 18 comments

"Have you seen this cemita? Please help." More Intel All Queens Roundups » A cemita is a sandwich, and a very good one, when done well; it's from the state of Puebla, Mexico. I have eaten great cemitas in my... More

Corn Around the World in Queens

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 3 comments

More Intel All Queens Roundups » It all started with a picture of grilled corn on the cob at the grand opening of Tropika, a new restaurant on Roosevelt Avenue. I had no idea what kind of restaurant it... More

International Hot Dog Search, Part Two

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 12 comments

More Intel International Hot Dogs, Part One » All Queens Roundups » Last week I was on the hunt for the most interesting international hot dogs that I could find in Queens. This week the search continues. In a... More

International Hot Dog Search, Part One

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 16 comments

More Intel All Queens Roundups » This post is not for the hot dog purist—let's just get that out of the way right now. Those of you who are offended by anything other than a mustard-topped dog, look away.... More

Looking for Pupusas in Queens: Jamaica and Beyond

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 11 comments

[Photographs: Sara Markel-Gonzalez] More Intel All Queens Roundups » Pupusas. There is a lot to love about these filled, griddled corn cakes from El Salvador. I suppose they can be compared to Mexican gorditas because of the corn masa,... 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

Best Halal Carts in Jackson Heights

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 11 comments

When stepping off of the train at 74th St-Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, one is confronted with all kinds of street food options. Immediately outside the station on Roosevelt Avenue, there are usually three or four taco carts, and... 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

Best Baklava in Astoria

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 10 comments

[Photos: Sara Markel-Gonzalez] Want More? View more Queens roundups » If you love baklava as much as I do, then you will appreciate this week's post. What's not to love about a layered, flaky, buttery, and nut-filled pastry? I... More

Searching For the Best Pandebono in Queens

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 24 comments

[Photos: Sara Markel-Gonzalez] Want More? View more Queens roundups » Pandebono is a sweet, salty, cheesy, irregularly shaped ball of warm doughy goodness. A bread made from corn flour, yuca flour, sugar, and cheese, these Colombian snacks are quite... More

Looking for the Best Alfajores in Queens

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 6 comments

Photos: Sara Markel-Gonzales Want More? View more Queens roundups » This week, to celebrate spring, I went on a search for something sweet. A cookie seemed like a good idea—and a South American cookie sounded even better. Alfajores are... More

Matzoh, Matza, Matzah Ball Soup in Queens

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 6 comments

[Photos: Sara Markel-Gonzalez] Want More? View more Queens roundups » Tonight is the first night of Passover, and there is no better way to start the holiday than with a Matzoh Ball Soup round-up, Queens style. Although Jewish-style delicatessens... More

Looking for the Best Gordita in Queens

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 8 comments

Want More? View more Queens roundups » Oh, the wonders of a great gordita! A gordita is a real gem—a golden, crisp, delicious and delightful street snack from Mexico in which masa is patted out into plump rounds, cooked... More

Looking for the Best Chaat in Jackson Heights

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 17 comments

Please welcome Sara Markel-Gonzalez, of the blog Under the 7 Train, who will be joining us with a weekly look at the best eats in Queens. —The Mgmt. Bombay Chat. [All photos: Sara Markel-Gonzalez] Want More? View more Queens roundups... More

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