The Ice House is located at the foot of the Throgs Neck Bridge, offering beautiful waterfront views. It's a wonderful place to have a cozy dinner by the fireplace during the winter or enjoy the sun on the deck during the summer.
This is the best kept secret in the city
A small Chinese restaurant in Flushing seems an unlikely place to find what the New York Times Diner's Journal calls "the best soup dumplings in New York City, if not the world, and that includes China." Yet, the constant line of eager guests awaiting seats at Nan Shian Dumpling House serve as perfect evidence of the eatery's prowess. Sinking teeth into the dumplings provides further proof: the dainty buns conceal treasures of flaky crab meat, succulent pork, and savory broth. The signature dish can be garnished with such sides as beef-stuffed scallion pancakes or flaky turnip pastries as diners feast elbow-to-elbow with other parties at communal tables.
There's no need for handwringing over whether you should eat Chinese or Japanese?not when Big Apple Chinese Food and Sushi has both covered. The eatery's massive menu includes both traditional and modern takes on Chinese favorites, from hot and spicy pork to lemon chicken, plus a variety of sushi and sashimi combos. Daily lunch specials and bento boxes make it tempting to ditch that sad lunch of a brown bag filled with cornmeal.
A tasty spread of authentic Italian-style cuisine awaits within the pages of Louis Seafood Restaurant’s menus. Chew parties begin with fried zucchini ($7.95) or broccoli sauté ($6.95), and a specialty dish of gnocchi with mozzarella ($14.50) extends masticationary joys past the appetizer stage. Eggplant rollatini ($19.50) and broiled fillet of flounder ($19.75) magnet-draw mouths, with all meat, poultry, and seafood dishes accompanied by a choice of spaghetti, salad, french fries, or other tasty sides. On Tuesday nights, foodie Frankensteins can build a meal monster from the mix-and-match pasta, which pairs bowties, spaghetti, penne, and shells with a variety of sauces for an all-you-can-eat delight ($10.95). For the restaurant's namesake nourishment, sink hunger hooks into a seafood dish such as fried shrimp ($20.75), broiled fillet of flounder ($19.75), or deviled crab cakes ($22.75).
The scents of steak, seafood, and ribs waft through Bronx Grill, punctuating the friendly, family-oriented atmosphere with mouth-watering anticipation. Fill empty stomachs with kansas city rib-eye steaks, lobster tails, or chicken fettuccine, or enjoy a little bit of both with numerous surf 'n' turf combos like steak and crab. A salad bar offers unlimited portions of veggies and bowls that make cool hats, and hungry breakfasters can add a 6-ounce sirloin to the waffles, omelets, yucca, and empanadas of the Caribbean brunch buffet.
Chefs at Jardin De China expertly blend the culinary traditions of China with those of Latin America to create the restaurant’s signature Latin-Chinese fusion cuisine. They prepare ropa vieja, fried pork chops, and other Latin specialties and then add an Eastern twist by serving them alongside fried rice and egg rolls. The menu also holds a number of unadulterated Chinese classics including General Tso’s chicken and beef with broccoli. Those dining in are encouraged to check out the hanging display case in the dining room; it showcases paper money from China, several Spanish-speaking countries, and the moon.