As it starts to feel a bit more like winter this week, there’s nothing like taking a bite out of comforting eats such as these. See which ones suit your fancy, and feel free to tell us about your own discoveries, too.
Who’s in the mood for some poutine? Queens Kickshaw will be serving it for brunch starting this weekend. Gravy and cheese anyone, eh? 40-17 Broadway, Astoria. 718.777.0913
Did you hear that Basil Brick Oven pizza is not only expanding its space outside (when the weather gets warmer of course), but is also featuring a slew of new menu items such as as this gorgeous porcini-encrusted diver sea scallop, wrapped in bacon. This fantastic news and the drool-worthy pic, all courtesy of our friend, Bradley Hawks over at Amuse*Bouche blog. See his full post about Basil Brick Oven. 28-17 Astoria Blvd, Astoria. 718.204.1205
Have you guys seen the awesome M. Wells Dinette mention in Adam Platt’s recent Where to Eat 2013 article? The section that talks about breakfast going global, cites M. Wells’ memorable crock of oats with foie gras. 22-25 Jackson Avenue, LIC. 718.786.1800
If you heart burgers, you’re going to love this $5 5 Napkin Burger lunch deal they just rolled out on Monday. You can get it any day during the week, M-F between 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. 35-01 36th Street, Astoria. 718.433.2727
Can it really be? Queens Comfort is serving a grilled shrimp salad on their menu all week. It still looks pretty indulgent, but I can’t believe my eyes. Yum, yum! 40-09 30th Avenue, Astoria. 718.728.2350
Here’s an oldie but a goodie - La Guli Pastry Shop’s giant cannolis are looking mighty delicious…think about them for a weekend treat! Which one looks best to you? I choose the chocolate chip! 29-15 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria. 718.728.5612