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May 22, 2017

Capturing Queens

By Culinary Backstreets
Queens -- Starting with our Queens Migrant Kitchens project – whose creator, Sarah Khan, was recently featured on Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown – and continuing with the introduction of our dedicated Queens section, we’ve been increasingly drawn deeper into the rich world of New York’s most diverse borough. The food in Queens, representing communities that speak over 150 languages, is of course a major draw. But it’s the human element, particularly the stories of the immigrants who call Queens home, that we have found so compelling – especially during these unsettling political times. We have been exploring these stories in particular through our new Queens culinary walk, which goes through the immigrant neighborhoods of Corona and Elmhurst and stops at vendors, small restaurants and groceries to get the culinary take on what it means to make it in America today.Read more
Queens -- Starting with our Queens Migrant Kitchens project – whose creator, Sarah Khan, was recently featured on Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown – and continuing with the introduction of our dedicated Queens section, we’ve been increasingly drawn deeper into the rich world of New York’s most diverse borough.

The food in Queens, representing communities that speak over 150 languages, is of course a major draw. But it’s the human element, particularly the stories of the immigrants who call Queens home, that we have found so compelling – particularly during these unsettled political times. Read more
May 19, 2017

Marani: Upstairs, Downstairs

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Queens -- Georgians – that is, Georgians who hail from the former Soviet republic and not the American South – love their cheesy khachapuri and their beef-and-lamb-filled khinkali. Read more