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Gourmet Noodle and Delicacies (Wenzhou) in Flushing

Jim Leff | Sep 6, 2010 06:44 PM

There's scant Wenzhou chow in town. Chung Hua claims Wenzhou, but as a savvy poster on an older thread ( http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/638289 ) pointed out, it's very likely Fujianese posing as Wenzhou (Fujianese restaurateurs are sort of the gastronomic equivalent of the "shape shifters" in cheesey sci-fi movies).

But I found an off-the-beaten-track place called Gourmet Noodle and Delicacies (42-15 College Point Blvd, near Sanford Ave; 718-886-0123, and their menu is filled with intriguing Wenzhou dishes, and the complete absence of wine sauce dishes makes me think this isn't more Fujianese masquerading (I've never yet met a Fujianese restaurateur who could resist offering at least one wine sauce dish).

I haven't eaten here yet, but it looks good.

Across the street, btw, is an Afghan butcher shop that intends to offer takeout food any day now. And Kanes Diner, at 4415 College Point Blvd, is surprisingly good for a few things, plus has free parking.

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Kanes Diner
44-15 College Point Blvd, Queens, NY 11355

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