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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2020, 03:31:30 PM »
does anyone know if there are ANY Chinese carryout places doing delivery? our top six choices are all closed, and i have no idea where to try next. and, yes, i've made two replica meals at home already.

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2020, 04:02:22 PM »
We ordered from Shanghai Zhen Gong Fu from Elmhurst this week. Took awhile and more expensive and not the standard American Chinese but it's quite good if you want Shanghainese.

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2020, 05:06:09 PM »
i've liked that place for eat in. never considered delivery. thank you!

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2020, 05:45:09 PM »
Patel Brothers is closing all of its 57 stores for 10 days, starting March 30.

https://www.wbtv.com/2020/03/27/patel-brothers-grocery-stores-shut-down-days-due-covid-/

And now not a few of the East Asian supermarkets in QNS (like Pacific Supermarket) are following suit (also temporarily). The CEO of J-Mart (national chain with a store in Flushing) has been quoted in local Mandarin outlets as saying it is because of both supply and staff issues.

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #19 on: March 29, 2020, 06:16:39 PM »
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Patel Brothers is closing all of its 57 stores for 10 days, starting March 30.

https://www.wbtv.com/2020/03/27/patel-brothers-grocery-stores-shut-down-days-due-covid-/

And now not a few of the East Asian supermarkets in QNS (like Pacific Supermarket) are following suit (also temporarily). The CEO of J-Mart (national chain with a store in Flushing) has been quoted in local Mandarin outlets as saying it is because of both supply and staff issues.

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2020, 06:00:18 PM »
Just came from a shopping trip to Elmhurst. Today is the last day for US Mart. That new supermarket (never got the name) is also closed.

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #21 on: March 31, 2020, 03:10:05 PM »
Article about supermarket and grocery closings in our area https://progressivegrocer.com/when-grocery-stores-go-dark

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #22 on: March 31, 2020, 08:35:19 PM »
Just came from a shopping trip to Elmhurst. Today is the last day for US Mart. That new supermarket (never got the name) is also closed.

The new place (idk the English name) is closed Monday and Tuesdays but will have limited hours Wed-Sunday from 11-4.

What was open in Elmhurst?

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #23 on: April 02, 2020, 09:02:07 AM »
I couldn't find confirmation of this on a website anywhere, but I read on the JH Families Google group that Apna Bazaar is now closed for a week, although they are accepting phone orders of more than $50

"They are closed to in-store customers until April 8. But if you're buying $50 or more worth of groceries, you can call 718-565-5960 or 516-348-2061 ext 200 or email orderjackson@yahoo.com for in-store pick-up between 10am-6pm during April 1-7."

Please make sure you confirm, as this is just one person's account.

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #24 on: April 02, 2020, 09:41:15 AM »
Does anyone know if Lemon Farm is open? I walked by it last week and then in the weekend and it was closed with a sign that it was opening again soon.

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #25 on: April 02, 2020, 10:19:44 AM »
Does anyone know if Lemon Farm is open? I walked by it last week and then in the weekend and it was closed with a sign that it was opening again soon.

Lemon Farm is closed.

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #26 on: April 02, 2020, 10:27:54 AM »
and does anyone know if the Pacific Market (i always forget the new name) on 75th and Broadway is open? i need to stock up on some things best sourced there.

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Organic Market Closed for Covid-19 & Other Store Closings
« Reply #27 on: April 02, 2020, 01:35:21 PM »
Hi All, To save anyone a trip to the health food store, the Organic Market on 37th/85th is closed "until further notice" the sign says.

All the little pharmacies on 37th are closed. Franks is still open, thank goodness. And the larger drug stores are still open. I found bathroom cleaner at Rite Aid. They also had some off-brand Swiffer-type wet and dry still in stock, but no paper products. C-Town had Kleanex but no TP.

I found TP at the little news/lotto shop near Taco Bell, of all places. The dollar store on 37th/86th had been my go-to in past weeks, but they are closed now too.


Mod note: this thread/post was similar to this existing thread, so it was merged.
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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #28 on: April 02, 2020, 04:03:26 PM »
Article on restaurant closings in Grub Street including comments from Mr. Osorio on why the Arepa Lady had to close:
https://www.grubstreet.com/amp/2020/04/nyc-restaurants-delivery-struggles.html

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Re: Food Business Closings
« Reply #29 on: April 02, 2020, 04:18:37 PM »
The trouble with ordering in at this time...is that folks are nervous if maybe the food preparer is an asymptomatic carrier...and might transmit the disease via the food.

How do you know when asymptomatic carriers, said to be up to 20% of the population, cannot be tested?

A worrying mess, really.

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« Reply #29 on: April 02, 2020, 04:18:37 PM »