Tipped off by a friend, I paid my first visit in ages to the mostly moribund Flushing Mall Food Court to check out a new stall called Diverse Dim Sum. As promised, the crab xiao long bao were among the best in NYC, with thinner wrappers than Nan Xiang, delicious soup, and good pork/crab filling. The meat was ever so slightly over cooked and so wasn't as tender as it could have been. I can't remember how much I paid, but it wasn't expensive. Six to an order.
I'm told the silken tofu w/ peanuts at this stall is also great, but I didn't try it. I'm looking forward to sampling lots of other dumplings here.
Crab Xiaolongbao photo
Flushing Mall Food Court
133-31 39th Ave, Queens, NY 11354
Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao
38-12 Prince St, Queens, NY 11354