Jeff Orlick

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2014

    Momo Crawl 2014: Is the Momo Ready to Go Mainstream?

    Judging by the 650-plus people who RSVPed for the momo crawl this Saturday, it appears that the era of the momo is very much upon us. This is the third year of the $1 dumpling event -- which encompasses 17 locations in the Himalayan-heavy community of Jackson Heights -- and word is spreading quickly ... More >>

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    September 24, 2014

    Here's What the Future of Food in Queens Looks Like

    At the average New York street fair, one tends to encounter the same stalls, hawking knock-off handbags or churning out questionable hot dogs. At Saturday's Viva La Comida!, however, held for the third year in the heart of Jackson Heights, there was a near hour-long line of hungry visitors waiting a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Second Annual Momo Crawl Launches in Jackson Heights

    Nepalese momo of the type known as kothey, at Lali Guras Momo are Himalayan dumplings, usually round and puckered, but sometimes oblong with a ridge on top. They can be either steamed or fried, and can be stuffed with a variety of substances, often including lamb and onions. Over the last decade, ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 19, 2012


    Where Mahjong meets Dreidel

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    July 19, 2011

    Real Cheap Eats NYC Helps You Find (Duh) Real Cheap Eats!

    Robert Fernandez/Real Cheap Eats NYCOne such cheap eat? Kumpir, a baked potato stuffed with black and green olives, corn, pickles and Russian salad at Masal Café.​ Here at Fork in the Road, we're big fans of incredibly cheap eats, so we were excited to learn of a new New York City blog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Pizza Duly Conquered, Jeff Orlick Tackles Chinese at Flushing Mall

    Jeffrey Tastes/FlickrThe food court to end all food courts.​Foodies can be competitive -- even, let's face it, outright jerks. One of the most proudly worn badges of honor among such eaters in this city is knowing one's way around the Flushing Mall Food Court. And so, if the subterranean galle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Jeff Orlick of the 5-Boro Pizza Tour Launches Real Pizza of New York App

    keepwaddling1/flickrThere's an app for this.​Jeff Orlick, best known for his 5-Boro Pizza Tour, has introduced the latest app every New York pizza lover needs: the Real Pizza of New York iPhone app.

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    November 13, 2009

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

    Courtesy Jeff Orlick and​ 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 >>