Food Stall Review: Mama’s Kitchen

Details: Located in the food court at 8202 45th Ave, Flushing, NY 11373. A Yelp page can be found at https://www.yelp.com/biz/mama-s-kitchen-%E8%80%81%E5%9C%B0%E6%96%B9-elmhurst

Score: 6/10

Came here and ordered a white colored spicy soup with fish in it with a side of I think spinach cooked with garlic. Food was just okay. I think we ordered the wrong thing. It cost somewhere between twenty and thirty dollars. We also got some free ice cream because we ordered over twenty dollars… I think.

People working here were really nice.

Based on what we ordered, I would not come back. There are other things on the menu that looked good though.

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Restaurant Review: Los Tacos No. 1

Details: Located in Chelsea Markets at 75 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011. Official site is https://www.lostacos1.com/

Score: 7/10

Los Tacos No. 1 is a taco stand inside Chelsea Markets, which is kind of a food market. Most of the stuff in here is priced for tourists.

The tacos here were pretty good. Nothing extraordinary, but good.

I got the carne asada and the adobada. Both were fine. All tacos cost around three to four dollars. They also give you a choice of tortilla (corn or flour tortilla), though I couldn’t really taste the difference between them.

Overall, an okay place to get some decent tacos. Keep in mind that this is a stand with no place to sit. There’s some public seating areas if you look for them in the hallway, but they are usually packed.

Restaurant Review: Thai Villa

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Details: Located at 5 E 19th St, New York, NY 10003. Official site is http://www.thaivillanyc.com/

Score: 7/10

Thai Villa is a Thai restaurant that is slightly more upscale than your average Thai restaurant. The most noteworthy part about this place is that the interiors and the food are pretty to look at.

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Restaurant Review: Ju Shui Yuan Chinese Restaurant

Details: Located at 136-77 41st Ave, Flushing, NY 11355. Official site is https://www.jushuiyuanflushing.com/

Score: 6/10

I came here with a group friends and the food was mostly good. The only issue is that the environment is loud and rude. There is also a smoking section here, which I’m pretty sure is illegal in New York City.

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Restaurant Review: Raan Kway Teow

Details: Located at 78-14 Roosevelt Ave #6, Jackson Heights, NY 11372. A claimed Yelp page can be found at https://www.yelp.com/biz/raan-kway-teow-jackson-heights-3

Score: 7/10

Raan Kway Teow is a small Thai restaurant in Jackson Heights. There are about eight tables of two that can be pushed together to seat larger parties. This is a small space, but sort of comfortable.

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