Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

The Main Street entrance of Flushing's new New World Mall

Remember the Old Navy on Main Street at the corner of Main and Roosevelt? Providing the best public restrooms in Flushing and haphazard heaps of even cheaper and bigger clothes than the other Old Navys in town? Well, it's gone, and in its place has arisen a glitzy new Hong Kong-style mall, with the doors opening two months ago. Fork in the Road took a walk-through, and here are the results. Don't be surprised that we became distracted by the diversity of pig parts in the supermarket.

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

The mall has four levels, of which Level L houses a food court (still a work in progress), Level 1 a gigundo supermarket, Level 2 trendy and untrendy shops, and Level 3 a football-field-size restaurant specializing in seafood.

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

With its faux-crocodile cover, the menu looks promising ...

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

... and the layout is expansive, with an atrium streaming down sunlight in the middle.

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

By contrast, the shopping floors are a bit cramped, and the stores sometimes a bit trashy.

Now, on to the supermarket!

 

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

Known as J-Mart, which is only one letter away from Kmart, the supermarket occupies nearly an entire floor and may be the largest Chinese supermarket in town. Or maybe not.

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

As promised, the beard of bees -- on a honey jar, of course.

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

How about some jellyfish head?

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

Or Dry Salted Duck Parts?

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

Fresh duck parts are available in profusion, such as tongues ...

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

... and gizzards ...

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

... and feet.

Next: Pig parts!

 

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

The nearly rhyming "Pork Snort"

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

Tails

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

To paraphrase the Who: "Piggie, can you hear me?"

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

You'll have to figure out "Pork Bungs" for yourself.

Beard of Bees: A Stroll Through Flushing's New World Mall

Finally, this is how you wrap an "Old Chicken" with legs and feet fully attached.


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