When John Wang set out to build New York's first true night market, he ended up attracting mostly Asian food vendors. But over the months, his vision of a truly international, yet fiercely local experience gradually fell into place. Not only do the dishes being offered pull from across the globe, the population of families, food enthusiasts and passersby who frequent the market has shown the rest of New York what a food market with inclusion as one of its main goals feels like.
Now approaching the end of its first year of operation, the Queens International Night Market has earned its reputation as the kind of Saturday night celebration that could only be found in "the world's borough."
Visit the Queens Night Market on Saturday nights at 90-02 168th St. in Jamaica, Queens.
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