Every day there’s something new and unexpected on the menu at Panorama of My Silence-Heart Café, and that’s often the thing to order. One recent special was eggplant with scrambled eggs, tahini, and herbs. “Sounds weird, but it was surprisingly delicious,” Glendale is hungry says.

This friendly five-year-old vegetarian spot in Jamaica, Queens, also comes through with dependably good coffee and baked goods, plus playful specials like the current Sunday brunch series based on classic movies (last month it was Gone with the Wind: an omelet with grits, veggie bacon, home fries, and a biscuit). About the restaurant’s unusual name: Panorama of My Silence-Heart Café is part of a loosely connected retail village built by followers of Sri Chinmoy, a spiritual leader who lived in the area; neighboring businesses include Perfection in the Head-World Salon and Newness-Brightness-Happiness-Fullness Laundromat. Glendale finds Panorama “a quirky, very likable place.”

Panorama of My Silence-Heart Café [Jamaica]
84-73 Parsons Boulevard (at 85th Avenue), Jamaica, Queens

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