Today, The Queens Kickshaw will begin satisfying bigger appetites with a new, expanded menu that features large plates. The increased offerings include dishes like Wild Mushroom Shepherd's Pie, Roasted Ravioli, and of course, their signature fancy grilled cheeses. Take a look at their full menu.
One of our first writers, Bradley Hawks has again been recognized for his mouth-watering food journalism. This time, Bradley took home first prize in Urbanspoon's Island Hopping contest.
Thanks to your support (thanks to all who voted), he'll be headed for an all-expenses paid food tour of the Hawaiian Islands.
Huge congrats, Bradley! You deserve it.
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Tamara Reynolds, star of Unique Eats, Sunday Night Dinner parties in Astoria, co-author of Forking Fantastic, and all-around amazing person, kicks off a new Cooking Channel show tonight called Married with Dishes. Tamara co-stars with her husband, Karl Wasserman as they travel across the country throwing their signature dinner parties. Tonight's…Continue
The Louisiana-themed Astoria hotspot, SugarFreak made CNN's food blog, Eatocracy's list of the top places to celebrate Mardi Gras. Stop by tomorrow, Fat Tuesday, for their all-you-can-eat Mardi Gras buffet.
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After years of the cold shoulder from (the awesome food blog) Eater, they just just released a list of 20 must-try restaurants in Queens. By no surprise, 6 of the top 20 are in LIC/Astoria. However, we only got one in the top five.
#5 Kabab Cafe
#6 LIC Market
#7 Taverna Kyclades
#10 Queens Kickshaw
#13 Ornella Trattoria
Photo from Thymari
Located in the old Philoxenia storefront, Thymari will try to "span centuries of classic Greek cooking".
Astoria needs another Greek restaurant like the…
Just saw over on WeHeartAstoria that tonight's episode of Unique Eats will explore Queens. Astoria's Tamara Reynolds hosts the weekly show that explores America's most exciting modern cuisines from five star to hole-in-the-wall.
The episode airs at 10p on the Cooking Channel.
Time Warner: 51 (HD = 751)
Dish Network: 113
Next week, 5 Napkin Burger will host Kelly and Sonya Taylor of the Kelso brewing company for a beer and food pairing. You've probably seen their beers more and more over the last couple of years in bars like Sweet Afton and…Continue
Today's Daily News has an article about New York actor (and now director), Michael Rapaport's new documentary about the 1998 breakup of his…Continue
Added by Ran Craycraft on July 9, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Good news -- the kind folks at SeamlessWeb gave us some gift cards and, being the awesome people we are, we've decided to give them to you.
But you know us -- we like to see how creative we can get with our giveaways. So, in keeping with tradition, we're giving the card away to the winner of a contest.
For the first giveaway, we're offering up a $25 SeamlessWeb Giftcard card.…Continue
Some people turn on CNN, others watch the BBC. We, Astorians are fortunate enough to have a more direct insight into the day-to-day life of the Middle East--and his name is Ali El Sayed.
By no coincidence, we decided to venture down Steinway into Little Egypt for dinner tonight garnished with a sprig of personal insight on a day when protests against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have boiled over. Parking was noticeably more difficult on Steinway tonight as every other…Continue
Added by Ran Craycraft on December 16, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments
In a town where food is king, nothing polarizes New Yorkers more than pizza. Whether you like yours thick and firm, slim and crispy, square or pie, there's something for every pizza-lover in Astoria, Queens.
Last weekend, when the mercury took a dive below the freezing point, it was the perfect opportunity to enjoy the only…Continue
Added by Ran Craycraft on August 11, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments
The Serious Eats blog took to the street of Astoria in search of the best baklava.
[Photos: Sara Markel-Gonzalez]
Added by Ran Craycraft on April 19, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments
After a year of planning, construction, waiting...and waiting, Lucas Steakhouse is finally opening their doors this Friday.