Food

Damn, that’s good: introducing Astoria’s own Damn That Burns!

What happens when you take your passion for flavor and turn it into a business? No one knows for sure, but be sure to ask Daniel Burns and Ryan Golden as they rise to the top of the hot sauce game. Trust us, you’ll be seeing them around! Combining their…

Have you tried Savage Sicko yet?

Eco-friendly, delicious, and in Astoria? That’s right, Savage Sicko, Astoria’s newest fully vegan establishment is now open! Savage Sicko was created by Alex Ayala as a lifestyle brand encouraging individuals to chase their dreams. Following years of playing professional soccer around Europe, Ayala returned to New York to study his…

Hey, Astoria: who’s got the best fries?

Fries: a universally-loved food. Wherever you go on the planet, you’ll likely find some sort of variation of the classic french fry. And who can blame you? Fries are delicious and something that can be part of anyone’s diet, from carnivore to vegan. Thankfully for us, Astoria has an abundance…

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Best Dessert Spots in Astoria!

Someone say chocolate? The holidays are right around the corner, and this means sweets, sweets and more sweets! There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than with some delicious desserts. From chocolate cakes to cannolis, doughnuts and cookies, here is a list of places in Astoria where you…

Astoria’s best mozzarella sticks!

Everyone is always on the hunt for that perfect slice of pizza. Right there with ya… But how about the perfect mozzarella stick? Does it exist here in astoria? Here are five fan favorite spots to surely satisfy your cheesy cravings. Zeus Kitchen King Kong Fingers are crusted in Doritos…

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Because brunch is always a good idea

Five Unique Brunch Spots to Celebrate Your Mom Moms Kitchen and Bar It’s all in the name. You’ll definitely be leaving buzzed..but off the sugar, not the booze. Make sure you don’t sleep on the milkshakes. HIGHLY recommend the Mr. Fluffleupagus. Location: 33-01 31st Ave (at 33rd St.) Astoria, NY…

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Recognizing some of the best Brazilian spots in the area

Brazilian Food Galore As I wrote my last article celebrating Pao de Queijo’s 10 years in business, I realized something. Astoria is FILLED with tons of spots with great Brazilian food. Not that I would ever complain about that… Here are some of the restaurant and buffet style spots you…

Celebrate spring with these 10 outdoor spaces in Astoria!

Spring has arrived and the weather is (finally) getting warmer … which means that outdoor seating is back, baby! Here is Give Me Astoria’s guide to our favorite outdoor spaces: Gastroteca Where: 33-02 34th Ave. Hours: Mon-Fri: 11:30AM-4:00PM, 5:00PM-11PM Sat & Sun: 10:30AM-4:20PM, 5:00PM-11PM Phone: 718-729-9080 Website: http://www.gastrotecaastoria.com/ Trestle Where:…

Our top 5 nail salons are…

Much like having a good head of hair, having a well-kept, healthy set of nails is a mood and confidence booster. Thankfully, Astoria has an abundance of great nail salons which offer fantastic manicure and pedicure deals & promotions. And while having such a great variety of mani/pedi spots renders…

In search of a great cocktail? Try these Astoria spots!

Astoria, much like other popular NYC neighborhoods, has become a go-to for great restaurants, cafes and, of course, cocktail bars. Whether it’s recovering from a long day at work, catching up with friends or even a romantic date night, a good cocktail is almost always warranted. Have a look at…