At Mama’s Empanadas, save room for dessert: “the sweet ones are no joke,” bigjeff promises. The one with fig, caramel, and cheese is “so goddamn good and a steal at around $1.50,” he says; it even “rivals the finest desserts in any fancy restaurant.”

Mama’s Empanadas [Sunnyside]
42-18 Greenpoint Avenue (between 42nd and 43rd streets), Sunnyside, Queens
718-729-1303

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