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Black-Owned Restaurants in Queens, NYC

June 4, 2020
Black-owned restaurants in Queens, NYC

Eds. note: This article currently covers more than 80 Black-owned eateries in Queens, NYC. It is by no means comprehensive. Please consult the spreadsheet referenced below for a more exhaustive list while we continue to add to this! Last update: Jan. 2023. In 2020, when considering what we can do specifically on this platform (beyond social media) to support racial equality and Black Lives Matter, we thought about…

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Grocery Shopping in Queens: The New Normal

April 1, 2020
A line of masked shoppers outside a Queens Foodtown during the coronavirus pandemic.

In light of these historic times, we want to document some bits of life in Queens during the pandemic. The mundane experience of grocery shopping has changed for billions of people. How has it changed or you? Are you braving the elements or getting groceries delivered for the first time? Let us know in the comments. Everything about it feels wrong. I’m standing on the sidewalk on 37th…

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What to Eat in NYC? We Got You Covered

July 18, 2018

       What to Eat in NYC? We Got You Covered

Bagel in NYC

Planning a trip to New York City is hard enough, but if you really care about food? Weeding through countless blog posts, guidebooks, newspaper and magazine articles, Yelp reviews, Instagram posts and everything else on the internet, you’ll be in information overload before you know…

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How to Eat Like a Local in New York City

January 9, 2018

    How to Eat Like a Local in New York City

Scott and I have called various parts of NYC home for 14-plus years now, which, besides dating us considerably, means we've eaten quite a lot in this fair town of ours. It was here, after all, where my own love for food, and for experiencing foods from far-flung cultures, blossomed to the point of obsession, and where…