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Great Elmhurst Unknown Eateries!

Ok, ive found that my neighborhood (elmhurst/jackson heights, lovingly referred as 'elm heights' or 'elm jack') is seriously being left out of online ny food speak. to help my fellow fooders, i have compiled my top seven food sources. they are not in order considering the variance in cuisine. love it love it!

1. Zabb Queens
Any subway to 74th st-roosevelt ave.
www.zabbqueens.com
the one in manhattan pales in comparison
dishes-
raw shrimp with chili, cabbage and mint
barbequed chicken hearts
barbequed chicken gizzard
barbequed beef steak, rare naturally
always get extra jim jow sauce and plenty of sticky rice!

2. Chao Thai
85-03 whitney st (just off broadway)
*with only 4 or 5 tables, i suggest u visit during off peak. always get sticky rice
any subway to elmhurst ave
dishes-
squid salad
pla garlic and pepper
grilled squid

3. Elmhurst Famous Pizza
8307 Broadway, Queens
any subway to elmhurst ave
*ask to meet the famous salt and pepper guy if ur feeling social.
always get extra sauce!
dishes-
anchovy and mushroom
black olive and extra cheese

4. Sammy's Halal (food cart)
73rd St. at Broadway
any subway to 74th st-rooselvelt ave
*always get extra white sauce and hot sauce
dishes-
beef and lamb gyro
chicken over jasmine rice

5. Taqueria Coatizingo
82nd at Roosevelt
7 train to 82nd, exit south side
*get a side of the green salsa to go when leaving, so good
dishes-
1. carne asada soup (add a bit of sugar, lots of lime)
2. queso enchiladas (green mole)
3. texas nachos
4. chicken quesadillas

6. Hispanic Ladies Selling Fresh Fresh Tamales Out of Shopping Carts
82 and Roosevelt
7 train to 82nd
*so fresh its redicccc u know they made them at home this morning
dishes-
tamale

7. SugarClub
81 and Broadway
any subway to elmhurst ave
*nice thai centered small market/video store.
dishes-
the red sausage with a green chili in the cold section
thai beef jerky and sticky rice at the cashier counter



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