I really like the pickled plum soda. It might be an acquired taste but I am a fan of eating dried pickled plums by itself.
The pho was good with the oxtail broth. There wasn’t a lot of choices for pho like you would usually see at a pho shop but still a good place if you’re craving pho and don’t want to trek further into Queens.
5-51 47th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
chorizo, chicken, beef
mochi, pop rocks, captain crunch
Smorgasburg Queens is deceptively small. What I didn’t realize was there was an inside area when I walked by it the night before. I would say there was about 15+ vendors total on Saturday last week.
The lobster and duck confit roll was good, but maybe not 19 dollars good. I would have prefered two more arepas from the arepa lady instead! As you can tell, I really liked the arepa. It was my first time having an arepa and I wish I can get just the flatbread by itself everyday. That sweetness with the corn and cheese is delicious. For the last stop, Wooly’s was a good choice. I enjoyed the pop rocks in my mouth with some shaved ice. Mmmm.. shaved ice.
Tip: Try going with someone who you can share food with so you can try more things! #howtofeellesslikeapig
43-29 Crescent Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
making U&I at Mu Ramen
uni, spicy maguro, ikura, sushi rice, sesame, roasted nori, real wasabi
deep fried chicken wings stuffed with foie and brioche
shallots, garlic, white wine, cilantro, butter, with Mu dipping sauce
scallion pancake, smoked trout, tobiko, shaved bonito, syrup
red miso and pork based soup, topped with scallion, ground bpork, menma, corn, sesame and chili oil
oxtail and bone marrow based soup, brisket, half sour pickle, menma, cabbage
You can see them making ramen and appetizers if you sit at the bar!
The lights are a nice touch!
Since they just opened, I would suggest getting a reservation. Otherwise, you would be waiting for a long time! Mu Ramen only accept same day reservations and the phone line opens at 3pm: 917.868.8903.
1209 Jackson Ave, Long Island City. NY 11101