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September 22, 2017

Khao Man Gai NY: One Dish Wonder

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Queens -- Some of the most successful street vendors in Southeast Asia have made their name from a single dish. The same is true in Queens – just ask anyone who has walked along Roosevelt Avenue late on a summer evening in search of the “Arepa Lady.”Read more
Queens -- Some of the most successful street vendors in Southeast Asia have made their name from a single dish. The same is true in Queens – just ask anyone who has walked along Roosevelt Avenue late on a summer evening in search of the “Arepa Lady.”

Surprisingly, it’s also true inside Bricktown Bagels, in Long Island City. By day the shop churns out bagels for morning commuters – from the subway station just up the street, it’s one stop to Manhattan – plus soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps. But when the ovens cool down in late afternoon, Bricktown becomes the base of operations for Khao Man Gai NY, where the chef Emorn Henshaw and her husband Eric serve the namesake Thai chicken-and-rice combo (pronounced Cow mon Guy).Read more
September 14, 2017

Tamales Streetside in Queens

By Melanie Einzig
BACKSTREET FEED -- Sampling the freshest tamales streetside in Queens is just one of the cornerstones of our walk in the borough, which samples a wide variety of cuisines from all over the world.Feed more