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New Sunnyside Restaurant Serves Live Octopus, Lobster and Squid

June 7, 2010 Staff Report

WARNING: The video below contains some stomach churning footage. Not for queasy westerners.

A new Korean restaurant, Sik Gaek, debuted last Wednesday at 49-11 Roosevelt Ave., Woodside.

This is a big step for the owner who has a well-established restaurant by the same name in Flushing.

The Sunnyside/Woodside operation is its first venture outside of Flushing. T Chung, the manager, said the Sunnyside outpost will be an exact replica of the Flushing restaurant.

Go Visit this youtube video of the place in Flushing that was taken by Anthony Bourdain of the Travel Channel’s “No Reservations.”

See live octopus and squid being eaten at Sik Gaek in Flushing….

(NOTE: The coverage begins 3 minutes into the video)

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i was in korea for 1 year [airforce] and they have plenty of tents [restaurant] and i loved it please open one up in the bronx please and peta go fuck yourselfs

Woodside Al

Wonderful!! And right in my neighborhood too. I’ll have to get over there soon. I haven’t had octopus, etc. this fresh since I was in Korea.


One of my fave restaurants in Flushing, SO EXCITED THERE’S ONE ONLY 3 BLOCKS AWAY!!! yaaayy!!


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