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Diverse Cuisines On The Menu For May 3 ‘Queens Taste 2016’

Queens Taste 2015. Photo: Dominick Totino|QEDC

Queens Taste 2015. Photo: Dominick Totino|QEDC

April 26, 2016 Staff Report

Queens residents can enjoy a feast of the Borough’s diverse cuisines at the 14th annual Queens Taste in Corona next week.

The food and networking event is presented by the Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Queens Tourism Council. While showcasing Queens’ wide variety of restaurants, Queens Taste also provides a setting for people who live or do business in the borough to meet, chat and exchange business cards.

About 700 people are expected to attend, according to the QEDC.

Participating restaurants include Flushing’s Mulan serving modern Chinese cuisine, Astoria’s Sabor de Cuba, Joe’s Crab Shack from Elmhurst serving seafood, Rego Park’s Marani offering kosher eats, Shake Shack, and Richmond Hill’s Nest serving Trinidadian/Guyanese treats. The Paleo Factory will serve dairy-free, gluten-free, date-sweetened chilled mousse.

As for drinks, the Wine Room of Forest Hills, Square Wine and Spirits of Long Island City, and Coffeed will be featured.

Clients of the Entrepreneur Space, a food and business incubator that QEDC operates in Long Island City, will give away samples of their artisan specialties.

Queens Taste 2016 takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 3 at the New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona.

Tickets cost $125 and can be purchased online here.

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