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    May 22, 2014

    How to Locate NYC's Best World Cup Bars

    The Red Bull New York locker room is an impressively diverse place, with players hailing from a dozen different nations occupying every corner of the map. (The only continent not represented on the MLS team's roster is Antarctica.) Among friends and teammates, international relations are typically a ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Quantity and Quality at the New El Bombon

    El Bombon (75-13 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, 718-672-6500) is a new addition to the line of Jackson Heights Roosevelt Avenue eateries operating under the rumbling 7 train. The restaurant's icon is an anthropomorphic marshmallow, a sombrero-wearing, taco-clutching sweet; not a sweet, curvy lady, as "el ... More >>

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    June 27, 2013

    El Chivito d'Oro's Skirt Steak, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

    Later this year, we'll pen our Best of NYC issue, our annual love letter to what's great in this town. When that paper hits the streets, you'll find our picks for the very best this city has to offer when it comes to dozens of cuisines, restaurants, dishes, and drinks. Until then, you can get a tast ... More >>

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    December 26, 2012

    Commander in Chifa

    Peru meets China in Queens

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    June 19, 2012

    Holy Cow! Monster Jackfruits Invade Jackson Heights

    These jackfruits are the largest specimens seen recently; they're considerably larger than the full-size watermelons on the right. Usually, they're about the size of footballs - that is, if you can find them. Jackfruit is a tropical fruit much more often experienced in canned form than fresh. In t ... More >>

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    April 12, 2012

    There's Seriously Another Groper Roaming The Streets Of New York Right Now

    Just when you thought "there couldn't possibly be another groper roaming the streets of New York," there's another groper roaming the streets of New York, which puts the total number of gropers operating in New York City right now at three, possibly four.The latest groper struck in Queens about 1:30 ... More >>

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    April 9, 2012

    Another Day, Another Groping In Queens (Sigh)...

    The sun came up yesterday, which means one thing in Queens: someone got groped.The borough, as we reported last week, currently is plagued by a serial groper who's felt up at least four women since March 22 -- and it appears he struck again yesterday.Authorities won't say whether the latest groping ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    Fork in the Road's Favorite Hot Dogs in New York City

    Dinnercraft / Flickr​It's time for Tuesday Toasts, our weekly feature highlighting the Fork in the Road team's favorite versions of popular dishes and favorite spots in the city for a given activity. They might not be the best or the coolest or the newest, but instead represent the things and ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Hey ho, it's Friday afternoon. And therefore time to look back at the week that was. Maxwell Britten of Maison Premiere talks absinthe, Tales of the Cocktail, and proclaims his love for Brooklyn. Battle o' the raw blueberry smoothies: the Juice Press v. Organic Avenue. Our 10 best places to eat a ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    Andrew Silverstein, Tour Guide, Talks Queens, Immigration and Big Red Buses

    Esther ZuckermanAndrew Silverstein​Andrew Silverstein, one of the co-founders of Streetwise New York, coaxed us to step inside Economy Candy on Rivington, a mecca of sweet treats. We had just chatted over frothy coffees at El Castillo de Jagua. Both are stops on Streetwise's "Immigrant NY, Old ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    This Week In the Voice: Real Men Get Their Facts Straight

    ​This week in the Village Voice, out today: Martin Cizmar, Ellis Conklin, and Kristen Hinman explore the origins of a statistic about underaged sex-trafficking, slam Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore's new ad campaign, and shine a light on the celebrity philanthropy industry in their feature "Real ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    Today in El Diario: The War on Prostitution Cards

    ​Today in El Diario, that newspaper at your bodega you always wondered about... The War on Prostitution Cards Along a 40-block stretch of Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, you can occasionally hear the words "girls, girls" murmured at night, according to the Spanish-language daily.┬áBut these whis ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Le Da Nang Is Now Zabb Elee

    Rebecca Marx​When Sarah DiGregorio visited the newly opened Le Da Nang last March, she concluded that it didn't "have a whole lot going for it." Apparently others agreed, because the restaurant is now trying a new tact: its owners have transformed it into a second location of Zabb Elee, their ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    No. 9.: Bhatmas Chiura at Mustang Thakali Kitchen

    ​Not your normal plate of bar snacks at the pub Mustang is a valley ringed with mountains in northern Nepal, where the cooking reflects the influence of Tibet. There are many fascinating vegan and vegetarian dishes on the menu, but, alas, no yak.

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    January 5, 2011
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    January 5, 2011

    This Week in the Voice

    ​This week in the Voice, Camille Dodero profiles Pablo Airaldi, a New York bike messenger, fixture in the bike community, and legal permanent resident of the U.S. who's been detained indefinitely in New Jersey's Hudson County jail by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after pleading guil ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    Tawa Tandoor Is Now Serving All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast in Jackson Heights

    Ben Schmerler​Tawa Tandoor, an Indian restaurant with a location in Midtown, has opened its doors at 37-56 74th Street in Jackson Heights, in a space previously occupied by Shereen Mahal. It's now serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and offering a $6.95 all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. Whet ... More >>

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    November 16, 2010

    Shangri-La Awaits! At Least a Small Veggie Version of It.

    Victoria BekiempisSlaughterhouse five not required in preparation of this meal.​ So Kurt Vonnegut and James Hilton were doing shots one night, and they got into a heated discussion about Kilgore Trout and gastronomy. Their concern: Trout's dining options in the mythic, Himalayan city of Shangr ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Letters to Runnin' Scared: Taxi Drivers as "Rude Fu**s" Edition

    ​We love our readers! Some of them love us! Others, not so much. Occasionally, we get letters from them. These are their stories.

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    March 25, 2010

    Tomorrow: Our 10 Best Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Restaurants

    Ridiculously delicious Fujianese-style oyster cake ​Tomorrow we'll bring you our 10 favorite restaurants in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The neighborhood's two main drags, Fifth Avenue and Eighth Avenue, are respectively home to excellent Latin and Asian restaurants. And although Sunset Park's Chine ... More >>

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    November 13, 2009

    Save Room for Jeff Orlick's Roosevelt Avenue Street Food Crawl

    Courtesy Jeff Orlick and iwantmorefood.com​ There are way too many expensive, low-quality food events in this town (ahem, Dumpling Festival), but Jeff Orlick's food crawls are neighborly, casual affairs--free (except the cost of food), and focused on seeking out sheer deliciousness. Orlick run ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    Vegetarian Delights of NYC--Jalapeno Pie at Famous Pizza

    You can feel your lips burning, and stomach churning, by just looking at this jalapeno pie (click for heartburn) Elmhurst is the location of the original Famous Pizza, a chain which has spread to locations as far-flung as the East Village and Jersey City. It's still the best by far, though the ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    Pix from Mustang Thakali Kitchen

    This week, Counter Culture rolls into Mustang Thakali Kitchen in Jackson Heights, an amazing new restaurant with a pan-Himalayan menu, though one also specializing in the Mustang region of Nepal, up near the border with Tibet. Though there's plenty of lamb and chicken, and many vegetarian dishe ... More >>

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    January 29, 2009

    Jackson Heights with Suketu Mehta: A Secret Grocery

    "When my relatives came from India," says Suketu Mehta, author of Maxium City, "they would want to see two things: The Statue of Liberty, and Sam and Raj's appliance shop." We're standing in front of Sam and Raj's, which is still on 74th Street in Jackson Heights, Queens, where Mehta's relatives wou ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    Strange Snacks of the World--Patra

    Patra is one of my favorite snacks--an Indian invention of colocassia (taro) leaves rolled up with a paste of chickpea flour and lots of spices. In India, people sometimes make it at home, and here you can get the snack frozen or in a can. I actually prefer it from the can. It looks a little st ... More >>

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    October 28, 2008

    NYC Voters Want Less Expensive Economy, Debt Holiday, World Domination

    CUNY J-School's New York City News Service is posting audio snips of local voters who share the concerns they'll take to the polls next Tuesday. "I don't want the economy to be so expensive like it is now... it's way beyond overboard," says Essy Morales, Jackson Heights homemaker. Bed-Stuy security ... More >>

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    August 8, 2008

    What is it? Jackson Heights Edition

    Name the mystery dish.

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    December 20, 2007
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    September 26, 2007
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    April 6, 2007
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    November 27, 2006
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    November 17, 2006
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    May 16, 2006
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    May 16, 2006

    Fresh Direct

    Seasonal fare abounds at farmers' markets around the city

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    April 4, 2006

    Save the Date

    His Queens wedding plans in doubt, Tauqir Zafar Rizvi waits in immigrant detention

  • Dining

    February 7, 2006

    Wok That Way

    Stir fries and gutter lollipops at new Curry Hill Chinese

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    November 1, 2005

    Yakety-Yak

    Roosevelt Avenue Tibetan adds Nepali and Indian to its repertoire

  • NYC Life

    May 17, 2005

    Curse of the Kimchi

    Inside a crippling addiction to Korean pickled cabbage

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    April 26, 2005

    Dumpling Ground

    There's a new snack in town

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    May 27, 2003
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    January 7, 2003
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    May 28, 2002
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    May 21, 2002
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    May 14, 2002
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    May 7, 2002
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    April 30, 2002
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    April 23, 2002
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    April 16, 2002
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    September 18, 2001

    American Enough

    Country Pride in the Big City

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    November 16, 1999

    Queens for a Day

    Photographs by Regina Monfort

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