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Fu Run

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  1. Photograph: Jessica Lin
    Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Cumin/Spicy Lamb Ribs at Fu Run

  2. Photograph: Jessica Lin
    Photograph: Jessica LinGreen Bean Sheet Jelly at Fu Run
  3. Photograph: Jessica Lin
    Photograph: Jessica LinTiger Salad at Fu Run
  4. Photograph: Jessica Lin
    Photograph: Jessica LinSpicy Intestine with Hot Pepper at Fu Run
  5. Photograph: Jessica Lin
    Photograph: Jessica LinBeef pancakes at Fu Run

Time Out Says

Where China borders Mongolia in the colder north, the food reflects the terrain—it’s rustic and comforting, loaded with rich lamb and focused more on wheat-flour noodles and buns than the rice ubiquitous elsewhere. Thanks to a change in immigration patterns, Flushing has seen an increase in Northern Chinese restaurants like the seven-year-old Fu Run, whose owners are from Dongbei (what was once known as Manchuria). They call their justly celebrated dish the “Muslim lamb chop,” but it’s more like a half rack of ribs: A platter of bone-in, fatty meat is braised, then battered and deep-fried, the whole juicy slab blanketed with cumin seeds, chili powder and flakes, and black and white sesame seeds. Try it with a wonderfully greasy beef-stuffed pancake called a bing, and cold saladesque dishes like the bright, fresh “tiger vegetable” (shredded scallions, cilantro, chilies and tiny shrimp) or liang pi noodles, transparent mung-bean noodles listed as “green-bean sheet jelly” and tossed with chili oil, peanuts and crushed cucumbers.


40-09 Prince St
Cross street:
between Roosevelt Ave and 40th Rd
Subway: 7 to Flushing–Main St
Average dish: $12. MC, V
Opening hours:
Daily 11am-midnight
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