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Ben's Best Deli

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Our Tip Jewish deli with what may be the best pastrami in Queens.
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Video: Ben's Best Delicatessan, Third Generation Deli in Queens

Video: Ben's Best Delicatessan, Third Generation Deli in Queens

Just like you can't leave Peter Luger without ordering steak, you really can't go to Ben's Best Delicatessen without biting into a pastrami sandwich. In this latest episode of Food Curated from documentarian Liza de Guia, we meet Jay Parker, the third generation owner of the deli in Rego Park, Queens. He started as a grill boy at age 13, where his job involved making sense of frenetic orders: "four with, three plain, two with mustard, hoo behhh fehhh faster, faster!" (that was pretty much a direct quote from the video). But even years later, the pastrami is still slow-cooked exactly the same way.

Visiting NYC? Where to Eat in New York, The Best Restaurants And More

Visiting NYC? Where to Eat in New York, The Best Restaurants And More

Once a week or so, the question pops up in the New York talk boards: "I'm coming to the city for two days. Where should I eat?" It's a question so open-ended that it's tough to answer. But our fair city has so many visitors that we figured it was high time to put out a little guide. So here's our guide to eating in New York: whether you're traveling solo or traveling with kids, up for adventuring or not leaving Midtown.

33 Ways to Get Your Soup On in NYC

33 Ways to Get Your Soup On in NYC

Cold weather like this almost demands a warm bowl of soup, and New York's restaurants have no shortage of great ones. From clam chowder to pho Mexican goat stew, there's a little something for everyone.

Your NYC St. Patrick's Day Irish Food Itinerary

Your NYC St. Patrick's Day Irish Food Itinerary

St. Patrick's Day is coming up on March 17th, which means that whether or not we actually have Irish ancestry, we get to pretend to be Irish anyway. One of the best parts? Planning where to eat. We've looked back at our favorite pot pies, fish and chips, and corned beef—traditional Irish and otherwise—to tell you where to get the best.

The Local's Guide to Eating Well in Forest Hills, Queens's Sleeper Food Neighborhood

The Local's Guide to Eating Well in Forest Hills, Queens's Sleeper Food Neighborhood

Forest Hills, the sleepy Queens neighborhood where I grew up, isn't considered a must-eat food destination. But what it lacks in a flashy restaurant scene it makes up for with some great businesses that have stood the test of time. There's certainly enough in the neighborhood to warrant a day of eating around; here's where you should go.