June 18, 2015

Don’t walk past Iki or you’ll miss real Japanese food in downtown Queens

(Village Voice) Iki Modern Japanese in Flushing is not exactly synchronized with its surroundings. As you walk down Main Street, a thoroughfare so bustling it might as well be Rockefeller Center at Christmastime, you may be tempted to forgo your visit to this posh sushi eatery and duck into a place like White Bear instead, where you can get a Styrofoam carton full of wontons doused in chili oil for $5. But it seems locals have been wanting more upscale options in their ‘hood; on a recent visit, the dining room was filled with Chinese-speaking customers.

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