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From The NY Times:
Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis, the married couple who owned M. Wells — the wildly popular diner-style restaurant in Long Island City, Queens, that lost its lease and …
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Amy Sung of the healthy eating food blog, CleanPlates.com recently sat down with the owner of Bareburger to talk about their healthy, organic ingredients as well as their continuing…Continue
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
Last weekend, the hugely popular, estranged LIC dineur, M. Wells, hosted a friends and family preview brunch at their new homebase, P.S.1.
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Just weeks after our announcement of 5 Guys allegedly opening next door to Five Napkin Burger, it looks like Astoria's homegrown burger joint, Petey's Burger is opening just steps away from the new Corner…Continue
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So there's a Greek restaurant in Williamsburg that has been celebrating their birthday each year since they opened in 2008 by letting their customers "pay what you feel the food is worth"--a practice common in Australia (or so I'm told). This year, the owners took it…Continue
Our friendly, neighborhood T&A beer joint, Canz has made it to the big leagues--this past weekend, they quietly opened their first Manhattan outpost and brought on Yankees star, CC Sabathia, as a new owner.
An article in The Post details more of the growing rivalry between…Continue
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Despite Astoria having a sidewalk cafe on almost every corner (yay!), did you know there several neighborhoods have even more than we do? According to the NYC Economic Development Corporation, the City has a total of 861 licensed sidewalk cafes. The West Village holds the top spot with 77.
I find this rather surprising and wonder if the…Continue
Word on the street is that M. Wells, the smash hit Quebeco-American "diner" in LIC will be closing its doors at the end of the month.
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The closure stems from the decision of…Continue
Just got word from our friends at Liqcity.com that the owners of the…Continue
As judged by the NYC Department of Health.
These spots have few or no violations in their most recent inspection:
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Yesterday's NYT namedropped almost every restaurant that's opened in Astoria and LIC over the last year. We thought it was a pretty well-written article that paints our neighborhood in an…Continue
Last year, we made the wise decision to attend the Queens Economic Development Coalition's annual tasting event, Queens: A Taste of the World. The event takes place in the Caesar Club at Citi Field and invites New Yorkers to sample the fare of some of the boroughs most popular and innovative restaurants. This year's Tastemasters include celebrity chefs, Marcus…Continue
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