Local Flavor: Where to Eat in Flushing, New York’s Best Chinatown

August 16th, 2018
Local Flavor: Where to Eat in Flushing, New York’s Best Chinatown
Take the 7 train to the end of the line, and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into not just another borough, but another country entirely. I always head to Flushing when I want amazing food, sights and cultural experiences. Manhattan may have the oldest Chinatown in the five boroughs, but Queens surely has the best. Flushing has been home to immigrant and refugee populations since the first Dutch settlers moved there in the 1600s, but a surge of Asian immigrants in the late 20th century turned it into the multicultural metropolis it is today. When you exit the subway, you’re deposited onto Flushing’s bustling Main Street, jostling for sidewalk space with street vendors, overflowing fruit stands and locals pushing granny carts full of groceries. Nearly every sign is in Mandarin, and it can be intimidating at first glance. But for the adventurous traveler, exploring Flushing’s restaurants and food courts is ... read more
Source: blog.marriottvacationclub.com/feed/Published on 2018-08-16By Nicole P.F., a paid contributor

 

 

 

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