Not long ago "eade" posted a rough description on chowhound.com of a new food court on the southern end of downtown Flushing. To me it was like catnip. Across from the stone eagles of the U.S. Post Office, J&L Mall boasts a bright-blue awning, and the interior is configured in an upside-down "J." There are seven occupied food stalls, plus a larger space that flogs CDs and DVDs. Menus are posted, but only in Chinese. After a visit in which I spotted Sichuan, Fujianese, and northern Chinese fare, I assembled a posse of Chinese-speaking friends—including Irene, Winnie, and Jonathan—to help me unravel the... More >>>