Author: Joe DiStefano

Joe DiStefano is a Queens-based food writer, culinary tour guide, and author of the best-seller, 111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss. Follow him on Instagram @JoeDiStefanoQns and be sure to check out his web site chopsticksandmarrow.com.

Celebration | 1st February 2019

Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Flushing!

There’s no better time to explore Flushing, America’s Greatest Community, than during our Lunar New Year Celebration The Year of the Pig begins Tuesday, February 5th. One of my favorite things to do on the first day is try to catch a glimpse of the many lion dancer troops that make their way in and […]

Food | 20th July 2018

Where can you get the best desserts this summer?

Now that summer is here in full sweltering force it’s time for a listicle that’s as chill as an icicle. Check out Joe DiStefano‘s favorite frozen treats ranging from traditional Thai and Mexican icees to some decidedly highfalutin ice cream and other treats.  Read about all the great places on Joe’s list, including Flushing’s Spot […]

Food | 8th July 2018

Dish O’ the Day

The Best $2.50 Peanut Noodles in Flushing Photo credit: Joe DiStefano “100 Flavors” Arcadia Mall, 45-32 Main St., Flushing There are many tasty things at Arcadia Mall on the southern end of Main Street in downtown Flushing. A good majority of them—hearty lamb soup dumplings, delicate seabass dumplings, and crunchy fried spare ribs—can be found […]