Fulfill your sugar cravings with a Very Berry Belgian Waffle from Caffeine Fix in Flushing. The massive waffle comes with your choice of single scoop ice cream (red bean in this picture), berries, banana, whip cream, and Nutella. Great for sharing.
149-40 41st Ave., Flushing, NY 11355
Just got a little giddy over this Japanese treat at Hibino LIC. It’s a strawberry dorayaki—a stack of two wonderfully spongy pancakes stuffed with a smear of sweet red bean paste, halved strawberries, and a generous scoop of green tea ice cream. 10-70 Jackson Avenue, LIC
There’s something really delicious about the De Mole Nachos at De Mole in Woodside. When you’re craving Mexican food and want a taste of everything, the nachos are a good place to start. Guacamole, black beans, pico de gallo, and sour cream. There’s a whole lot of flavor in this one.
4502 48th Avenue, Woodside, NY 11377
Why go nuts with green walls and complicated climate control systems when you can just fill your garage with hanging potted plants? The owner of a taxi hub in Queens thought along the same lines when he decided to stuff his mechanic’s shop with around 1,000 plants. His reasoning? Cleaner air. Since all of his cars are hybrids already, he’s just doubling up on a good effort.
Before you ask, yes, every plant is hand-watered twice a week—which sounds like a full-time job in itself. —MN
(Photo credit: John Brecher / NBC News)
Happy Easy on the Eye Day! These guys are in Dutch Kills around 39th or 40th Ave.
Groom on horseback in Jackson Heights #queenslove
Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao House, Flushing, Queens, NYC.
Are you a fan of $1 bbq sticks on the street? If so, try your hand at this DIY bbq space in Flushing. Ming Qing BBQ lets you grill your own chicken, lamb, beef, or pork skewers. Spices are left to your discretion. Use the cumin, red pepper flakes, and garlic.
35-14 Farrington Street, Flushing, NY 11354
Congrats to Finback Brewery. Today is the grand opening. The future of beer in Queens is very good.
The new 4Squared Flavors in Sunnyside opened up just in time for the warmer weather. The self serve frozen yogurt spot has a large seating area complete with iPads for the kids to play with.
45-12 Greenpoint Avenue, Sunnyside, NY 11104
Astoria Park, Queens, NYC.
Easter in Jackson Heights #queenslove
Samay baji and sel roti at Dhaulagiri Kitchen #queenslove