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Food Truck Lot Opening in Queens; The B & E Pawn Shop

LONG ISLAND CITY — In two weeks, New York's first private food truck court will open at 43-29 Crescent Street, in Queens. These sort of lots are common in Austin, Portland, and parts of Los Angeles. The trucks that will be setting up shop here include: the Treats Truck, Coolhaus, the Milk Truck, Cupcake Stop, Eddie’s Pizza, Frites ‘N Meats, the Kimchi Taco Truck, and Rickshaw Dumpling truck. The owners of the lot are still working out the details on who will maintain the day-to-day operation of the space. [NYT]

JACKSON HEIGHTSRobert Sietsema has published his guide to Himalayan dining in Jackson Heights, featuring tips on what to order at ten restaurants. [FitR]

CHELSEA — New Spanish restaurant Salinas is going to be open on Sunday nights starting this weekend. They've also introduced a new cocktail list by Apotheke vet Orson Salicetti. [EaterWire]

LOWER EAST SIDERacked NY finds out everything you need to know about the functioning pawn shop in the front of Beauty & Essex. Fun fact: the shop has sold seven of the guitars hanging on the back wall, which go for $295 to $1395. [Racked NY]


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