Mar 13 2017

Aperitif Bistro Bayside

213-41 39th Ave
Bayside, NY 11361
(718) 215-6470

Will go again -:)

An appetizing & charming little eatery right off Bell Blvd. Their bar is at the front – to the right and the dinning hall is at the back. The second floor dinning hall is good for parties. Welcoming decor. Decent service/food/presentations. Spacious and clean bathroom. Sidewide Pinot Noir is delicious; also like their stems. The portion is bit too big but all pretty yummy, except the pork – it’s off the bone soft but a little tasteless.


Mar 2 2017

Red Top Mountain Restaurant 红顶山庄

37-02 Main St,
Flushing, NY 11354
(718) 808-3388

The entrance is on 37th Avenue, 2nd floor. It’s been changing hands. The last time I was there, was years ago – couldn’t remember the name. The food isn’t salty enough for my taste but the taste isn’t plain – rather like it, for a change.

The square bamboo containers are nice touch. Good service – not busy on a weekday late morning. The spacious bathroom is yucky.


Feb 25 2017

Guyer’s Bar & Cafe

286 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10023

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A lovely little bar and cafe on the west side. We’ve a drink or two there between the Natural history museum and Beethoven @ Lincoln Center. I ordered the house wine which was, not good.

Jan 12 2017

Rong restaurant

133-42 39th Ave,
Flushing, NY 11355
(718) 939-3996

This is one my faves in Flushing. Spacious, clean, delicious, good presentation. We dined on a Wednesday night, it’s half empty. Good and speedy service. I like their gray uniform too. The waiter, as if happens, doesn’t speak a word of English – which speaks about the situation in Flushing – they don’t need to.
The Sichuan beef is tender. Roast pork belly is ok – a little disappointing. The fried tofu is good. The clams in the bed of steamed eggs – really good.  Yelp review. Flushing is really going a major rehab Presso.


Dec 20 2016

Tang Korean Restaurant

196-50 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY 11358
(718) 279-7080

It’s two dinning areas, the main and the narrow one to the right where we dined. High ceiling with exposed brick wall (not sure real or fake) is nice but it’s pretty cold. It’s a Tuesday evening. The around-the-clock restaurateur is full. The waiting staff is so busy that they would walking by, while still moving, asks if we’re doing fine or need anything. If you don’t shout loud and fast, she’ll be out of your range. Not my way of having a meal.
Food is ok, a neighborly place for a meal. My Yelp review.


Nov 20 2016

Alley Pond Environmental Center

22806 Northern Blvd,
Little Neck, NY 11362
(718) 229-4000


It’s our niece’s birthday. A little over a decade ago, our child had birthday party here too. They have renovated the space (inside and out) and made it more appealing. They’ve a lot more animals and insects; the birthday child gets to pick three to pat/share with the kids.

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It’s my first time seeing the chameleon 变色龙 and walking stick (a long, slender, slow-moving insect that resembles a twig. In many species, it appears that there are no males and that the females lay fertile eggs without mating).

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Sep 22 2016

Sushi Village

3250 Francis Lewis Blvd,
Flushing, NY 11358
(718) 886-4733

An average eatery. A fly is hovering over us the entire time. We’ve lunch box. There are plastic lawn chairs outside, perhaps they get busy at certain time.

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Jul 28 2016

Roosevelt Avenue

Looking east from Roosevelt Avenue @ Prince Street in Flushing.


Jul 28 2016

Flushing Park Regent 法拉盛百利大厦

Condo, 41-25 Kissena Blvd., cross street from the library.

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  • 2014, 月租 $2,500

Jul 28 2016

Rose House

136-17 39th Ave,
Flushing, NY 11354
(718) 359-7673

A high end tea house in the heart of Flushing (Queens Crossing). I visited it when it first opened. Didn’t like it. The waiting staff is all young women without any enthusiasm, witless. For a cup of basic coffee and tea cost $10 (tea & cake is $15 – drinks are capped at $10), I do expect high quality of the staff. Fancy-looking china along isn’t enough.

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Also they don’t have restrooms. You need to get a code to the bathroom outside of the cafe, which is kind of inconvenient. The code didn’t work for me. Service, at time, can be rude.

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压根就没有喜欢过这家咖啡店 – 矫情,做作. 这么多年还没有关门,觉得和国内的经济增长有关. 侍应清一色小姑娘,半死不活 没有一点生气, 智慧就更不用提了. 东西也不出色. 骗骗多金的暴发户挺合适,反正他们也不知道.

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