Lens on New Yorkers

The Culinary King Eats His Way Through Queens Up Close

The Culinary King Eats His Way Through Queens Up Close

Fresh bean curd in a Flushing floral shop, Himalayan snacks behind a cell phone store in Jackson Heights, Thai Buddhist temple on the city’s outskirts. Since 1998, Queens-native Joe DiStefano has explored them all and found all sorts of delicacies and cultures of the ethnic mosaic that is Queens.

Hop on the 7 line, and join DiStefano on one of his culinary and cultural escapades!

The Last Stop

The Last Stop

Derrick Richard began his adventure on the subway as a 2-year-old boy taking the hour-long trip with his family from their old home in Brooklyn to their new home in the Bronx. Along the way, Richard, now 22, remembers watching people enter and exit the train cars at each stop. When it was their turn, […]

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