Queens

Xi’an Famous Foods (Bayard St)

For all who are not aware, Xi'an Famous Foods - dubbed hipster Chinese food by New York magazine - is a chain restaurant opened by Chinese American Jason Wang and his father. Some of the chain's most notable dishes include cold skin noodles, freshly hand-ripped noodles, savory Chinese street cart style burgers, and lamb head salad. The restaurants are located in various locations in Queens and Manhattan. The Bayard Street location in Chinatown is a decent location with about 35 stools on long tables and wall counters. Since I had first discovered one of this chain's original locations in Flushing...

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Fresca La Crepe

Fresca La Crepe is owned and run by an insightful and friendly chef Patricia Chu. It is one of the most intimate and friendly places in New York City to grab a French crepe. The menu is generally small but appropriate for the hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Choose from the small and satisfying selection of savory and sweet crepes as well as an accompaniment of an exceptional cold/hot drink. This crepe joint is conveniently located near the 61st/Woodside 7 train station.

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