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Non-Asians in Flushing Demand Deli Meats

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Now that the Key Foods has closed, Flushing's older, white residents are grumbling that there's nowhere left to shop for food besides Asian groceries. The president of the Queensboro Hill Neighborhood Association explains the situation delicately: "The problem is that the older folks in the neighborhood, they haven't got a place to go buy their Entenmann's." One new Asian market is fielding demands for bagels and Boar's Head bologna, and the Wall Street Journal reports a pressing lack of Lean Cuisines. What about other supermarkets in the neighborhood? "A Met Food on Bowne Street remains," says the WSJ, "but residents say it's small and caters more to a nearby Latino population." [WSJ]