Uncle Jack's Steakhouse has three bustling locations in New York—two in Manhattan and the original location in Bayside, Queens. As is befitting of a true New York steakhouse, each location dry ages its own beef, and in that tradition Uncle Jack's has a purchaser that still heads down to the Meatpacking District at an ungodly hour to personally select the restaurants' beef.
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Based on a tip from a friend called Yelp, I headed over to Graziella in Bayside, hoping to find a solid New York slice. Queens has not always delivered the goods on my forays to the unknown, but today it did.
"Chicken like you've never had before" is a bold claim considering that Kyochon makes up one-third of the fried chicken trinity that's concentrated in a tight, one-block radius in K-Town. Diners can choose among Mad For Chicken, the former Bon Chon, the new Bon Chon and Kyochon, the chain that's often credited with creating the popular double-fried, sauce-lacquered style in 1991.
Jewish delis, even fair-to-middlin' ones like mini chain Ben's, are an endangered species, so any time a deli stays open (especially one that almost fell into Panera's hands) is cause for celebration. [via Eater]...