Summer Cocktails

This summer, the pool won’t be the only place to find something cold and refreshing. 

Upgrade Your Summer Grilling Game

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves(if thick, cut horizontally into two evenpieces)1 bottle (12 ounces) Frank's RedHot Buffalo Wings Sauce, divided1/4 cup blue cheese or ranch dressing4 hard rolls, split1/4 cup blue cheese crumbleslettuce leaves (optional)

Vegan Recipes For The Barbecue

These recipes will delight you and/or your vegan friends. For the Memorial Day weekend, many will be barbecuing. We know the barbecue grill is practically synonymous with meat, but vegans like to celebrate too! Your can make these fabulous dishes ahead of time. Or as you’ll see the Black Bean Burger can be adapted to the grill.


George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studio was reinvented on March 20th to stellar reviews from its many fans and this writer as well. Formerly the Astor Room, “George’s” tips its hat to the recently deceased George S. Kaufman, who founded Kaufman Astoria Studio, where stars such as W.C. 

Astoria World Manor

Astoria World Manor has been an icon of catering in the area for 64 years, offering personalized service for all of life’s special occasions. With six rooms that can accommodate from 50 to 1,000 people, you are sure to find one that suits you. Mr.

BBQ Recipes For Memorial Day

Even if it seemed to take an age this year, summer is finally creeping up on us, and nothing quite kicks off the season like the festivities on and surrounding Memorial Day. 

Gyro World

Gyro World proudly opens its third location in Queens! The doors of its newest location on 30th Avenue opened on October 28, though an official Grand Opening is slated for April 12th when small tasting plates will be available, allowing you to sample their excellent, authentic Greek cuisine, while raising money for ch

Salt & Bone Smokehouse

Just in time for summer, Salt and Bone Smokehouse opens on 30th Avenue for all to enjoy. Let’s face it…you can’t smoke meat in your apartment in New York City, at least not without a neighbor calling the fire department. Thankfully, there’s no need to, because Salt and Bone 32-07 30th AvenueAstoria , New York 11102

Gilbey’s Gets New Lease On Life

Call it the luck of the Irish! Just weeks before St. Patrick’s Day, the owners of Gilbey’s Pub have a new lease that will keep the stout ale and Hennigan’s flowing at the corner of Broadway and 32nd Street, for at least another three years. 

Antika Pizzeria, The Pie Of Your Dreams

If you’re looking for unbelievable Italian food at an unbeatable price, you don’t need to head to Rome, Milan, or even Little Italy – the delights of Italian cuisine are readily available everywhere in Queens, and are, perhaps, even more prevalent in Astoria.