Tag Archive for Elmhurst (Queens

Hungry City: Burgers and Franks Go Over the Top at Prontito in Queens

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Source: NY Times Food

This Colombian restaurant in Elmhurst specializes in glorious excess.

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Hungry City: Thai Food to Hearten the Homesick at Dek Sen in Elmhurst, Queens

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Source: NY Times Food

The chef and his mother focus on the kind of unshowy, full-flavored dishes that are the running stitch of a Thai childhood.

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Hungry City: At Pata Cafe, Few Ingredients but a Mélange of Thai Flavors

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Source: NY Times Food

The restaurant in Elmhurst, Queens, serves food that tastes of gestures timeworn but never taken for granted.

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Plant Love House Delivers Comforting Thai Street Food at an Unbeatable Price

Plant Love House Delivers Comforting Thai Street Food at an Unbeatable Price

Source: New York Times Dining & Wine

There’s probably not many places you can get a bowl of black Thai noodle soup with blood tipped in in this city. And even if there was an abundance of such eateries, none of them have the feel-good vibe of Plant Love House in Elmhurst. The rules are simple, and plastered on the door for all to see: “Laugh a lot,” “Use kind words” and “Be positive, grateful, truthful.” Ligaya Mishan for the Times visited the Thai restaurant in Queens that specializes in the homey, comforting, non-pretentious Thai street food. All but one dish on the menu is $10. The desserts are young and refreshing. There is coconut ice cream with a raw runny egg yolk tossed in and left to freeze, as well as a deep-fried roti that dribbles with sweetened condensed milk.

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