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Here's Where to Eat in Flushing, Queens, During the US Open

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Tennis isn't the only thing that's served during the US Open. It's held in Flushing, Queens, one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the city, so this is your chance to get a taste of everything from Chinese to Latin to Afghan cuisine.

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Park Side Restaurant

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At Park Side Restaurant, an old-school Italian joint, tuxedo-clad waiters begin the meal by bringing you a massive bread basket and some complimentary charcuterie. Classic dishes like chicken parmigiana and lobster risotto are sure to fill you up, but make sure to save room for dessert — each meal comes with a free plate of biscotti.

White Bear

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Don’t let White Bear’s no-frills exterior stop you from going inside: This tiny Chinese shop is famous for pork-stuffed wontons served in hot chili oil. Also known as the #6, they’re considered one of the best dumpling dishes in New York City.

The Coop

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The Coop serves traditional Korean bar snacks like grilled chicken gizzard and bo ssam, which is braised pork belly served with kimchi and chives. But it also offers some unconventional fusion dishes, like bulgogi quesadillas and kimchi pasta. With several TVs, including a projector, it’s a great place to catch some matches with a drink in hand.

Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao

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Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao is the place for all your soup dumpling needs. This Michelin-recommended restaurant specializes in Shanghainese cuisine, and the restaurant’s signature pork and crab soup dumplings are some of the best in Queens. Even better, an order of six soup dumplings is only $6.50, so you can still afford those tennis tickets.

Main Street Imperial Taiwanese Gourmet

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A popular spot for authentic Taiwanese food, this cash-only restaurant offers all kinds of hard-to-find Taiwanese specialties, like stinky tofu, a popular street food made from fermented tofu, pickled cabbage, and a spicy sauce. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, order the Hakka stir-fry, a signature Taiwanese dish made with pork intestine and squid.

Kabul Kabab House

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Freshly grilled and perfectly seasoned, the kababs at this Afghan restaurant are a must for all meat lovers. Kabul Kabab House takes cash only, but you get your money’s worth: A platter with two kababs, a salad, and a heaping portion of rice is only $27.

Empanadas Cafe

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Empanadas are everything you could ever want in a food: meat, cheese, and plenty of doughy goodness. The walk-up counter at Empanadas Cafe offers every type of empanada imaginable, including a signature pesto version stuffed with tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Plus, you can indulge your sweet tooth with homemade South American ice pops or Nutella-banana empanadas for dessert.

New Flushing Bakery

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New Flushing Bakery sells classic Chinese baked goods like pineapple buns and hot dog rolls, but the real standout is an assortment of freshly baked egg tarts, made of flaky pastry crust filled with a mixture of egg, sugar, and vanilla. The bakery adds a unique touch with interesting flavors added to the custard base, like red bean, sweet potato, and green tea.

Majang Dong

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Enjoy some old-school Korean barbecue on Majang Dong’s backyard patio, where kalbi and pork belly are cooked on top of an open, wood-burning grill. They pair well with popular Korean drinks on offer, like fruit-flavored soju or a smooth Kloud beer. The restaurant is also open until midnight on weekdays and until 2 a.m. on weekends, so you can get your late-night barbecue fix long after the tennis matches have ended.

Iki Modern Japanese Cuisine

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Tucked inside the Hyatt Place Hotel, this upscale Japanese restaurant is known for its omakase, a 10- to 14-course tasting menu, made with fresh sushi flown in from Japan. The chef pairs the best seasonal seafood with high-roller ingredients like caviar, gold flakes, and foie gras for a meal that costs $125 per person. If you order à la carte, get Iki’s melt-in-your-mouth truffle toro appetizer.
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Park Side Restaurant

At Park Side Restaurant, an old-school Italian joint, tuxedo-clad waiters begin the meal by bringing you a massive bread basket and some complimentary charcuterie. Classic dishes like chicken parmigiana and lobster risotto are sure to fill you up, but make sure to save room for dessert — each meal comes with a free plate of biscotti.

White Bear

Don’t let White Bear’s no-frills exterior stop you from going inside: This tiny Chinese shop is famous for pork-stuffed wontons served in hot chili oil. Also known as the #6, they’re considered one of the best dumpling dishes in New York City.

The Coop

The Coop serves traditional Korean bar snacks like grilled chicken gizzard and bo ssam, which is braised pork belly served with kimchi and chives. But it also offers some unconventional fusion dishes, like bulgogi quesadillas and kimchi pasta. With several TVs, including a projector, it’s a great place to catch some matches with a drink in hand.

Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao

Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao is the place for all your soup dumpling needs. This Michelin-recommended restaurant specializes in Shanghainese cuisine, and the restaurant’s signature pork and crab soup dumplings are some of the best in Queens. Even better, an order of six soup dumplings is only $6.50, so you can still afford those tennis tickets.

Main Street Imperial Taiwanese Gourmet

A popular spot for authentic Taiwanese food, this cash-only restaurant offers all kinds of hard-to-find Taiwanese specialties, like stinky tofu, a popular street food made from fermented tofu, pickled cabbage, and a spicy sauce. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, order the Hakka stir-fry, a signature Taiwanese dish made with pork intestine and squid.

Kabul Kabab House

Freshly grilled and perfectly seasoned, the kababs at this Afghan restaurant are a must for all meat lovers. Kabul Kabab House takes cash only, but you get your money’s worth: A platter with two kababs, a salad, and a heaping portion of rice is only $27.

Empanadas Cafe

Empanadas are everything you could ever want in a food: meat, cheese, and plenty of doughy goodness. The walk-up counter at Empanadas Cafe offers every type of empanada imaginable, including a signature pesto version stuffed with tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Plus, you can indulge your sweet tooth with homemade South American ice pops or Nutella-banana empanadas for dessert.

New Flushing Bakery

New Flushing Bakery sells classic Chinese baked goods like pineapple buns and hot dog rolls, but the real standout is an assortment of freshly baked egg tarts, made of flaky pastry crust filled with a mixture of egg, sugar, and vanilla. The bakery adds a unique touch with interesting flavors added to the custard base, like red bean, sweet potato, and green tea.

Majang Dong

Enjoy some old-school Korean barbecue on Majang Dong’s backyard patio, where kalbi and pork belly are cooked on top of an open, wood-burning grill. They pair well with popular Korean drinks on offer, like fruit-flavored soju or a smooth Kloud beer. The restaurant is also open until midnight on weekdays and until 2 a.m. on weekends, so you can get your late-night barbecue fix long after the tennis matches have ended.

Iki Modern Japanese Cuisine

Tucked inside the Hyatt Place Hotel, this upscale Japanese restaurant is known for its omakase, a 10- to 14-course tasting menu, made with fresh sushi flown in from Japan. The chef pairs the best seasonal seafood with high-roller ingredients like caviar, gold flakes, and foie gras for a meal that costs $125 per person. If you order à la carte, get Iki’s melt-in-your-mouth truffle toro appetizer.

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