Taste of Thailand in Queens

Thai FoodI am not a snob. I’ll get down with the peeps. Dine outside of NYC.  That’s right folks. I do leave the island to meet friends for dinner. And as usual, I pick the restaurant. So on a venture to Astoria my pick was Benjamas. Boy did I choose right.

This spot is steps from the Broadway Station on the N, W line.  Convenient. Brightly decorated with wood and colorful blues and orange. Cool atmosphere. But the food is the star of the show. Red and Green Curry, Basil Fried Rice, Cripy Whole Fish. Can you deliver to Manhattan?

It was fresh and full of flavor. Like a party in your mouth. The staff were just great. An added bonus to the experience.  Some of the best Thai I’ve ever had.

If you live in Astoria, you must check them out. You won’t be disappointed.

Happiness, $25 and under.

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A fierce love of food and twin careers in real estate and fashion taught Rose to look for the hottest item and the hottest deal. Perfect attributes for creating Cheapeatsinc.com. When friends and clients needed a great meal at a great price, she could rattle off restaurant names the way a sports nut ticks off batting averages—but with a lot more home runs. Now it’s all at Cheapeats, where you’ll find “Happiness, $25 and under.”


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