US Open venue becomes foodie`s paradise

Updated: Aug 29, 2013, 14:13 PM IST

New York: US Open in Queens has become a foodie`s paradise, with top chefs serving shikai maki sushi rolls, gluten-free portobello burgers, lobster rolls and other delicacies.

This year`s menu features `Iron Chef` Masaharu Morimoto`s shikai maki roll, a diamond-shaped delicacy that features layers of tuna and egg.

Carol Spomer, of the upper West Side said that they sushi served is to die for there, the New York Daily News reported.

Champions Bar and Grill , holds court right next door on the club level of Arthur Ashe Stadium; it has dishes by celebrity chef David Burke, which includes the prized portobello burger, diced ratatouille topped with cheese and sandwiched between two portobello mushrooms.

Hordes of foodies also converge on the Carnegie Deli and Hill Country BBQ stands this week, often triggering 30 minute waits.

(ANI)