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Dec 18, 2013

We Heart Astoria Food Talk, *Comfort Food Edition*

We Heart Astoria Food Talk features Alobar’s new whiskey offering, Tamara Reynolds on the Lifetime Moms Network, M.Wells and Bear’s new winter eats, Tufino’s 1 year anniversary, chocolate truffle recipe from Rest-au-Rant and more!

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Brrr…it’s cooold out there, Astoria.  Despite the weather being quite nippy this week, local restos are serving appropriately warm/comforting fare.

photo by Jesse Winter

photo by Jesse Winter

A few good pieces of news from M.Wells: 1). their new steakhouse is officially open for business, 2).  M.Wells Dinette is featuring a new winter menu 3). tourtieres (10 inch savory pies) are now available for pre-ordering.  See what Meg has to say about them.

Image by BORO

Image by BORO

We love our friends at Rest-au-Rant, and were delighted to see the fabulous coverage they got recently in BORO, and even more excited to learn their special recipe for chocolate truffles.

veal-sausage-bearThere’s a few fun new additions to the Bear winter menu such as: the “Grizzly Burger” (it’s back!),  Steamed Mussels in a garlic and parsley broth; a Smoked Salmon Salad with Caviar; Savory Pancakes with Salmon and Caviar and more!

tufino-8-2Have you heard, Tufino Pizzeria just celebrated their one year anniversary?  A big congrats to this awesome family business who supplies us with delicious, crusty Neapolitan pies.  If you haven’t yet tried it, they have everything from a Greek style pizza to a roasted pistachio pie.  Most of their ingredients are organic and very high quality.  36-08 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria.  718.278.4800

tamarareynoldstwitteravatarA big shout-out to our friend and Astorian, Tamara Reynolds on this fabulous piece for the Lifetime Moms network.  Tamara rolls up her sleeves and shows us how to make a delicious Chicken in Tomatillo Sauce.  Enjoy!

interior alobarAttention whiskey lovers! Did you know that Alobar now serves over 60 bottles of whiskey, including ones from craft distillers? Check out their full whiskey offering here.  46-42 Vernon Blvd, LIC.  718.752.6000

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