A new Ecuadorian restaurant is set to open in Astoria, with Barzola moving into the location once known as Tierras Colombianas. This is not the first Barzola location in Queens, however. The restaurant has its original location in Jackson Heights at 92-12 37th Ave. The Astoria location will be 33-01 Broadway.  If anything like its Jackson…

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For a borough as diverse and lauded for its innovative restaurant scene as Queens, it’s surprising that there aren’t more than a small handful of Argentinian restaurants. R40 is looking to change that. Opened in late January, R40 is located in the heart of bustling Long Island City on Vernon Boulevard. The restaurant was opened…

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BurgerIM, the popular Israeli burger chain, is set to come to Broadway! BurgerIM’s Astoria location will be 40-07 Broadway, as per its official website.  So, what separates BurgerIM from the competition? The burger chain specializes in mini burgers, with patties weighing in at almost 3oz. However, for those looking for meatier options, BurgerIM also offers 1/3…

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Two Astoria seafood establishments made the cut of Money Inc.’s ranking of the ’20 Best Seafood Restaurants in NYC’! Taverna Kyclades, located at 33-07 Ditmars Blvd., placed seventh on the list. Taverna Kyclades’ salads, as well as its seafood, each received honorable mention. The restaurant has remained one of Ditmars’ busiest and most well-known restaurants,…

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There goes another one… Give Me Astoria is sad to share that yet an additional business has closed its doors after a little over a year: The Freckled Moose, located at 33-17 31st Avenue, has officially shut its doors. The eatery, known for its ‘comfort food classics with a New England twist’ had opened in August…

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George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studios officially closed its doors on Friday, May 31st. The restaurant, formerly known as The Astor Room, has been a go-to for brunches, dinners, and a jazz music lovers in the Astoria/LIC area for years. Known for its wide-ranging menu and frequent live music, the restaurant quickly became a  neighborhood gem.…

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Astoria, known for its abundance of Greek-owned businesses, is slated to welcome a new addition soon: Upper East Side favorite Anassa Taverna is coming to 28-10 Astoria Boulevard. The restaurant’s first location, opened in 2013, has received hundreds of rave reviews and is known for its fresh seafood selection. If the Astoria location is anything…

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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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