NYC Bizarre Foods: Greek Shwarma, Korean BBQ & Crêpes Cakes

NYC Bizarre Foods: Greek Shwarma, Korean BBQ & Crêpes Cakes, New York, New York (B)

Astoria located in Queens, New York, home to many Greek-Americans and also known as Greektown, is said to have the city’s greatest Greek food and shwarma. It’s a place you should definitely check out when in New York city.

We recently got to try some lovely dishes at Jimbo’s, a nice little family-owned Greek restaurant located in Astoria, Queens.

Yianni along with his brother Peter are the owners of Jimbo’s Restaurant & Bar. To get the freshest food, the brothers go to the Fulton fish market at 3:00am to buy the first catches of the day and they import their olives and cheese straight from their homeland, Greece. 

We started our meal with Kria Pikilia – an assortment of three greek spreads that was served with Pita. It had Tzatziki which is a yogurt spread with cucumbers, garlic and olive oil, Tirakofetri – spicy Feta spread with jalapenos and Melitzalonasalata – roasted eggplant spread with fresh herbs.

I am a tzatziki lover so obviously, amongst the three, it was my favorite. The hubs liked the spicy feta spread which was surprising to me since he is not really a fan of feta cheese that much. But he couldn’t stop eating this spread with the Pita. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: NYC Bizarre Foods: Greek Shwarma, Korean BBQ & Crêpes Cakes
Guide Location: USA » New York
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shamira Deshpande
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  • Jimbo’s Restaurant & Bar
  • Spot Dessert Bar
  • Shilla Korean BBQ
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