Queens Restaurants

April, 2015


King of Falafel to open brick and mortar restaurant in Astoria

A Palestinian from the West Bank city of Ramallah has fashioned his own version of the American Dream on the streets of Astoria. Comments (2).
New Hyde Park

New Hyde Park Indian eatery knows some like it hot

Southern Spice used to be our favorite Indian restaurant. Comments (2).

March, 2015


Jackson Heights Tibetan chef opens a second and larger restaurant in Sunnyside

The world-class chef behind a popular Jackson Heights Tibetan restaurant has opened a second, much larger eatery in Sunnyside. Comment.

American fare with a French twist hits Bayside

One thing that every neighborhood needs is an upscale restaurant suitable for wooing a client or celebrating a milestone. Comment.
Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach Thai restaurant is in the spotlight

When the producers of the Cooking Channel show “Restaurant Redemption” went looking for an eatery that needed a makeover, they opted to seek out a place hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Comments (1).

February, 2015


Get a taste of Portugal in downtown Jamaica

Although a clutch of Portuguese restaurants and bars cluster around the general vicinity of Jamaica Station, we thought that the Portuguese-American population that supported them had moved on to the ‘burbs some time ago. On a recent frigid Wednesday evening we were disabused of that notion. Comment.

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Woodside eatery brings a taste of the Himalayas to Queens

Some people collect art or antiques. For others it’s baseball cards or sports memorabilia. No matter what the collectors’ object of desire, one common trait is to find an exemplar that is especially rare. Comment.

January, 2015

Dining Out

Korean chef raised in Jewish household now serves Japanese cuisine

You know how when all your friends tell you that you have to see this movie, it never turns out to be quite as transformative as they led you to expect? The thing is, if you discovered it on your own you would have loved it? Comments (1).
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