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Maybe I'll try to make it out to Flushing one of these days... [split from Kobryaki Bryant Park thread [Manhattan]])

ipsedixit Jul 15, 2013 03:18 PM

I'm going to be in NYC next week, maybe I'll try and make it out to Flushing one of those days ...

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    Lau Jul 15, 2013 03:49 PM

    ahh nice...where would you be thinking of trying in Flushing?

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      ipsedixit Jul 15, 2013 04:29 PM

      Not sure. Any recs?

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        Lau Jul 15, 2013 05:07 PM

        hmm well first lets just rule out cantonese and taiwanese as NY doesn't have anything to truly compete with LA on those fronts

        sichuan: Little Pepper, i like this place quite a bit although you would need a car (could just zip car it)...never been really blown away by sichuan food in LA (although been a while since I've checked the places out) and LP is quite good

        skewers: i know they have some of these places in LA now (i think i've only been to that one in ktown a long time ago), but I like Sol Hyang Lee quite a bit in particular the lamb chunk one is really good
        https://www.lauhound.com/2011/08/sol-...

        northern chinese: if you've read my stuff you'll know that I'm not the biggest fan of northern chinese (its fine, i just don't love it), but flushing has had a ton of northern chinese restaurants open (not that common to find). Fu Run, Golden Palace and Lao Dong Bei are probably the board darlings

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          Chandavkl Jul 16, 2013 08:28 PM

          Yes, Dongbei is probably where Flushing excels.

    2. Chandavkl Jul 16, 2013 07:15 PM

      Bring me back some marinated tofu from Homers Taste on College Point. Actually instead of going to one or two restaurants for the food, consider going to a couple of food courts for the ambience. Go to the Golden Mall in the basement at 41-28 Main St. and pretend you're Anthony Bourdain discovering the place. Or go to the New World Mall food court and try to choose from the 30 food stands there.

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        Lau Jul 16, 2013 07:38 PM

        i wouldnt bother with new world (feel free to correct me), but ive yet to see something that would warrant a trip from LA to get

        Golden Mall might be better choice if you were going to do that

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          ipsedixit Jul 16, 2013 07:42 PM

          I've been to both GM and NWM. Several times.

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          AubWah Jul 18, 2013 01:07 PM

          Glad to see another Homer's fan on the board

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            Lau Jul 18, 2013 01:25 PM

            i dont know much about homers taste, what type of chinese cuisine do they serve? and whats the good stuff there?

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              ipsedixit Jul 18, 2013 03:38 PM

              I'm going to take a wild guess, but me thinks that the marinated tofu at Homer's is pretty good.

              :-)

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