The wait is over: Biskoti will officially be opening its doors to the public Friday, September 20th at 4PM! Occupying the former Flo Café space, Biskoti promises delicious homemade desserts and Greek specialties, such as baklava, traditional Greek pies, bougatsa, cookies, biscuits, bagels, and more! In addition to the aforementioned sweet treats, Biskoti the bakery-café…

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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: 34-02 Broadway Hours: Mon-Thurs: 4:00PM-2:00AM…

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With summer approaching and the weather slowly, but surely, warming up we come to a crossroads: do I get that salad or eat just one final cookie?  Thankfully, for the owners of Chip both are an option. Newly opened is their new concept, Liv Salad, located at 31-86 37th St., will focus on healthier options…

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The newest addition on Steinway Street offers an alternative to the daily, hectic and caffeine-driven journey in the form of Prince’s Tea Shop. There are no paper cups nor are there tea bags here, but rather those pretty white and flowered pots often found in your mother’s dining room glass cabinet. Here, you can snuggle into…

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Give Me Astoria is proud to be Co-Hosting the 8th Annual Pajama Drive this year, together with Monika’s Cafe Bar, Maria L. Delgado and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas. The goal of the PJ Drive is to collect as many new pajamas and books as we can, in order to benefit the children of the program. We’ve…

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New to the block, Merzouka opened its doors – on 2914 Crescent St – only recently, but the reviews are in and they’re delicious. Filled with Moroccan flavor, this quaint little cafe packs a culinary punch with its exotic spiced meats and out of this world couscous. Seriously, out of this world. Now we could rave…

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Growing up in South Brooklyn, the Hasanov brothers, Farrukh (28) and Farkhad (29), have been frequenting Astoria since they were kids. In love with the neighborhood (who could blame them) they came for the same reason most do; the diverse community and the food that goes with it. Now the two successful brothers have a…

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  Where else can you find a cafe where you can sit and drink a nice coffee in, all the while shopping for your beloved pet?Chateau Le Woof ofcourse. A culmination of love for caffeine and animals which Astoria resident Natassa Contini has had for years, eventually putting them together into this quaint and quirky little place.  Situated on 14th Street…

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