Chances are, spicy fermented cabbage isn’t at the top of your list of favorite condiments. But that could change soon if Lauryn Chun has anything to say about it. The owner of Mother in Law’s Kimchi, a Manhattan-based outfit that was just launched last year, Chun has set out to introduce the ancient Korean staple to Western palates.
With literally almost half its population immigrants, Queens is the best borough for food in NYC. Between Thai food in Woodside and any ethnic food you’ve ever imagined in Jackson Heights, all foodies worth their salt make regular pilgrimages on the 7 train. If you find yourself at the end of the line in Flushing, check out Little Pepper on Roosevelt.