Food

Flo Lounge: The Prettiest Little Lounge There Ever Was

If we were to sum up Flo Lounge and Restaurant in one word, it would be BEAUTIFUL. You guys. Flo is absolutely gorgeous. On a block filled with restaurants, this corner oasis stands out in a major way. Opened by Chris Minadakis and his partner George in 2005, Flo has…

Martha’s Bakery: Dessert heaven. Literally. We could die here.

When you mention “Martha’s,” practically every New Yorker knows what you’re talking about. A quick Instagram search of #MarthasCountryBakery gives you more than 2,000 results, and each picture looks better than the last. So, it’s no surprise that this week’s Pick of the Week is Martha’s Country Bakery. First, we…

William Hallet: More Whiskey and Turducken Than We Can Handle.

This week’s Give Me Astoria: Pick of the Week is William Hallet! Founded by George Rallis (who’s hilariously awkward interview you can read here) in June of 2011, William Hallet has quickly become a neighborhood staple. This eatery and bar offers some amazing American cuisine, as well as drinks from…

Sakura Sushi

10:00 pm sushi cravings are not something to be taken lightly. On our quest for the perfect salmon roll to fill the sushi emptiness inside of us, Give Me Astoria found ourselves at the door of Sakura Sushi, at 35-15 Ditmars Boulevard. The interior was dimly lit, but not dingy….

Astor Bake Shop: Cozy, tasty, and adorable!

Astor Bake Shop is one of the CUTEST bakeries in Astoria. Seriously, located on 12-23 Astoria Blvd, Astor Bake Shop is a corner bakery that is anything but ordinary. They’ve got a mix of American and European pastries, all of which are made in house and are  ridiculously enticing at…