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US Open Food: Top 5 Eats at the Food Village

Part of the fun of being at the U.S. Open in Flushing, Queens, is being able to eat all of New York’s speciality food at its Food Village.

Whether you’re in the mood for a classic pastrami sandwich from the Carnegie Deli or a crispy chicken sandwich from Hill Country, you will surely be satisfied.

According to the U.S. Open, they will serve approximately 15,000 pounds of beef tenderloin and steaks, 7.5 tons of crab, shrimp and lobster, 400,000 individual berries, 225,000 hamburgers and hot dogs, 85,000 pounds of poultry, 12.5 tons of lettuces, 66,000 bananas, 35,000 pounds of tomatoes and 7,000 specialty tennis ball cookies.

So take a break from the game, and walk over to get some delicious treats.


1. LaFrieda Steak Sandwich

The famous family-owned meat company Pat LaFrieda, who actually provide the burger meat to the Shake Shack, are serving up sandwiches.

Selections include a juicy Filet Mignon sandwich, signature Italian Sausage, and a Special Blend Meatball Hero.


2. Grilled Cheese From Morris Grilled Cheese Truck

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This is the first food truck to ever be at the Open and it was worth the wait.

You can either get “The Original” which is oozing with New York Cheddar and New Hampshire Landaff cheeses, or “Delicate Cheese,” with melted truffled cheese, truffle butter and caramelized onions.


3. Pastrami Sandwich From Carnegie Deli

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Turkey sandwiches are also available from the renowned eatery, which has been a constant in Midtown Manhattan since 1937.

And no meal from the deli is complete without their classic potato knish, which you can get to-go.


4. Steak Tacos From Maya

Chef Richard Sandoval from Maya lets us choose from his famous tacos, Grilled Steak with Cilantro and Salsa Roja or Shredded Chicken with Chipotle Tomatoes.


5. Crispy Chicken From Hill Country

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Hill Country is serving up a crispy chicken sandwich with their signature meat.

And for dessert, they have a Cowboy Pie Cup which includes Dark chocolate, butterscotch and toasted pecans top this delectable treat.

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