Why does the borough of Queens seem to have a much stronger contingent of ethnic restaurants than its cousin across Newton creek?
Don't get me wrong; there are some really world-class, excellent joints back in my home of eight years, but the discussions on this board seem to focus on Queens in a really huge way, and I can't help but wonder why.
Is Queens more ethnically diverse than Brooklyn? Does it attract immigrants with a more middle-class, entrepeneurial mindset? Are the commercial rents much cheaper than those of Brooklyn? Is the local administration more business-friendly? Or are the lower residential rents more amenable to starving-artist chowhounds, who cover in detail what they have nearby?
Enquiring minds wanna know.