Congratulations to this award winning Brazilian Spot we all have to try! Pao De Queijo has been a celebrated spot of Brazilian food, widely recognized by sources such as Time Out Magazine, Business Insider, and even featured on the television show Burger, Bee and Que on CookingChannel TV. The establishment serves breakfast (all day), lunch,…

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Palermo pizza

Try a true slice of Italy at Palermo What does one really look for when trying a new restaurant in the neighborhood? While everyone’s personal preferences are different, there are a few basic ingredients that separate a great restaurant from a good one: quality food & drinks, attentive service, and a comfortable atmosphere. All of…

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Husband & Wife Team, John Parlatore (Chef) and Jessica King (Manager) have created quite the culinary hub with Gastroteca. Located at 33-02 34th Ave, the Italian eatery is full of Astorian inspired ambience and love. The restaurant has a cool rustic feel which is framed by metallic ceilings and black columns along with a Hollywood twist.…

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For Astoria resident Joe Brown, the corner of 34th and Broadway has been an itch in his entrepreneurial side for as long as he can remember. Joe isn’t new to the industry as he is also the owner of popular hot spots Rocky McBride’s and PJ Leahy’s. As the stars aligned and timing was perfect,…

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When news hit that much loved, and rightly so, Sugar Freak was closing, many Astorians were stricken with cuisine grief. But then something happened. A miracle on 30th Avenue took place when owner Michele Addeo and restaurateur James Paloumbis announced that the New Orleans themed restaurant formerly located on 36-18 30th Avenue will be taking…

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There is a reason why Butcher Bar on 37-10 30th Avenue runs out of Burnt Ends on a regular basis. No matter how much they make. Sweet, tender, succulent to the point of delirious happiness. Now it would seem that we’re not the only ones to crave them. Our very own Butcher Bar and Grill has…

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Leo Sacco and Giuseppe Falco have been giving us fantastic dining experiences guided by the local green market for a while now, and we just couldn’t keep quiet any longer. Coming from Astoria, these two old friends have brought their love for food and passion for Italian cuisine to our plates. Even the artwork inside the…

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