Details: Located at 4009 Prince St, Queens, NY 11354. I couldn’t find an official site so here’s the Yelp page: https://www.yelp.com/biz/prince-noodle-and-cafe-queens
A friend recommended I try this place and it was exactly what I thought it was going to be. It was fine.
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Details: Located at 211 E 43rd St, New York, NY 10017. The official site is http://www.sakagura.com/
I’ve never walked out of a tapas place completely satisfied. Not European tapas, American tapas, Asian tapas, or any kind of tapas. It’s mostly because tapas — at least in New York City — generally cost a lot of money for a little bit of food. I always walk out of tapas restaurants with an empty wallet and mostly empty stomach. The same was true of Sakagura.
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Details: Located at 35-14 Farrington St, Flushing, NY 11354. I couldn’t find an official site so here’s the yelp page: https://www.yelp.com/biz/ming-xing-bbq-flushing-2
Ming Xing BBQ is a place specializing is Xi’an barbecue skewers. Their twist is that you get to cook it yourself at your table. I usually find communal cooking with friends to be a fun activity and it was pretty fun here despite the many times we burned our hands.
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Details: Located at 36-39 Prince St, Flushing, NY 11354. I couldn’t find and official site so here’s their yelp page: https://www.yelp.com/biz/prince-tea-house-flushing-2
Prince Tea House is a dessert and tea place that leans towards Asian flavors. I’ve walked by a couple of times and usually, this place is packed. During peak hours, this place is usually full and you’re going to have to wait on a line.
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Details: Located at 10-43 44th Dr., Long Island City, NY 11101. Official site is http://www.johnbrownseriousbbq.com/
John Brown Smokehouse is a barbecue place that specializes in Kansas style barbecue. I looked it up to see what it means, but it really doesn’t matter to me. Good barbecue tastes good. That’s all I care about.
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Details: Located in the food court in Brookfield Place, at 225 Liberty St, New York, NY 10281. Official site is http://mightyquinnsbbq.com/
I’ve been to a number of locations for this business and I’ve walked away from all of them feeling the same thing: disappointment. It costs too much and the food isn’t all that good.
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Details: Located at 62-29 Roosevelt Ave, Woodside, NY 11377. Official site is http://jollibeeusa.com/
Jollibee is a fast food franchise that is really popular in the Philippines. In the tri-state area, there are only two. One is in New Jersey, the other is in Woodside, NY.
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Details: Located at 85B Allen St, New York, NY 10002. The official site is http://www.softswervenyc.com/
Soft Swerve is a relatively new ice cream place that serves soft serve ice cream with Asian flavors. They currently have five flavors: ube purple yam, macapuno coconut, matcha green tea and black sesame. You can get swirls of these flavors.
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Details: Located at 53 Delancey St, New York, NY 10002. Official site is http://dokasquare.com/
Doka Square is an Asian fusion restaurant that serves various stereotypical Asian dishes. That means dishes like pad thai’s, spring rolls and sushi rolls. There are also a number of interesting looking entrees… that I generally did not feel any interest for.
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Detais: Located all over the place. Official sites are https://www.dominos.com/en/, https://www.pizzahut.com/#/home, https://www.papajohns.com/, https://www.papajohns.com/.
I’ve been eating a lot shitty, fast food pizza lately. You know the kind; a big brand that heats up ingredients frozen for years. It’s particularly shitty because I live in New York City, which means I have access to cheaper, better quality pizza everywhere. In any case, I decided to write a review for it and since there are so many brands of shitty pizza, I decided to declare a winner. Here goes.
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