For many people, Woodside, Queens, is simply a place on the way to another place. The 7 express subway line stops there, and it’s the first station for most Long Island Rail Road trains out of Penn Station.
For those who make the neighborhood a destination, though, an inviting dining scene can be found, one spiced up by Asian and Latin restaurants that have opened in the past decade or so.
Here we go on culinary safari again. In case you missed it, this piece is speaking directly to those who summer in the Hamptons and attend the U.S. Open. And to think earlier generations of wealthy Manhattanites at one time owned mansions here. Your little dig at the area in the first sentence has not gone unnoticed, foodie. You could actually make the same statement regarding just about any neighborhood in the city, since most have multiple transit connections.