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marisa_araceli Feb 27, 2007 06:10 PM

I live in Deep South Texas (not much but Mexican food and crappy Chinese) and will be visiting the city in March. I love to explore and try new foods. I have been to Jackson Heights with friends but have never been by myself. I would like to find some neat shops to explore and a great hole in the wall Indian restaurant to eat at (not Jackson Diner). Any and all suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks for the help!!!

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    jeangrand Mar 1, 2007 03:05 AM

    Great suggestion. Here is the link (although you may need to sign in)
    http://travel.nytimes.com/2006/12/31/...

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      seneca Feb 28, 2007 04:54 PM

      Make sure you check out Seth Kugel's article in the NY Times about eating in the neighborhood. If it is still available on line, there was a great little audio slide show along with the article. If it's not still at nytimes.com try seth's website - maybe it will be there.
      If you have time after exploring JH and are heading in the general direction, walk 10 minutes down Broadway (from 74th and Roosevelt) to the huge Asian markets in Elmhurst.

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        jeangrand Feb 28, 2007 03:14 AM

        Dosa Diner for Southern Indian. Go to the Patel supermarket if you haven't been... amazing Indian grocery store.

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          moymoy Feb 27, 2007 06:41 PM

          Try some Thai food at Sriphaphai or Peruvian roast chicken at Pio, Pio (85th & Northern Blvd). You can google for exact address. They are both delicious!

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