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Photo courtesy of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce
(From l. to r.) Taiyaki NYC owners Jimmy and Steve, Bianca Ng from COTS Travel, Councilman Peter
Koo, John Choe of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, and Jimmy Lee of Hanover Bank
launched the new pop-up shop at the Queens Crossing Food Court in Flushing.
Flushing welcomes ice cream
pop-up shop with unicorn fl oats
BY CARLOTTA MOHAMED
Community leaders welcomed a new
ice cream pop-up shop in Flushing on
Unicorn fl oats and Japanese-style fi shshaped
waffl es were served with ice cream
at the grand opening of Taiyaki, located
at Queens Crossing Food Court at 136-17
39th Ave., where hundreds of people were
lined up at the new shop.
Taiyaki is a classic street vendor snack
in Japan that consists of a warm fi shshape
cake with red bean fi lling. Th e waffl
e-like Japanese snack is very popular at
street fairs and festivals in Japan.
Striving to keep their customers happy
and satisfi ed while leaving a minimal
footprint on the planet, Taiyaki NYC
focuses on quality and consistency in the
products provided to the community.
Th e shop serves diff erent fl avors of ice
cream as well as other ingredients placed
in the mouth of the fi sh-shaped waffl
Taiyaki’s ice cream and waffl es are made
from the highest quality ingredients from
socially responsible vendors and distributors,
according to its website. Th e Taiyaki
waffl es are made fresh on-site, and their
soft serve ice cream is produced and
churned in small batches to preserve
the true integrity of how a real soft serve
Taiyaki also has other locations in
Chinatown; Williamsburg; Miami,
Florida; Boston, Massachusetts; and a
new opening in downtown Toronto,
All weekend long, during the grand
opening celebration, orders over $15 will
receive a complimentary Unicorn Float
balloon (drink not included and while
Th e Taiyaki NYC pop-up shop will be
open from now until Oct. 21.
Photo via Instagram @taiyakinyc
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