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Jun 25, 2014

We Heart Astoria Food Talk *Summer Is Here Edition*

Food Talk features summer eats such as lamb lollies at the Thirsty Koala, watermelon salad at Snowdonia, new seasonal veg at LIC Market, World Cup eats in Astoria and LIC, and more!

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With the official start of summer this past weekend, we’re loving all the summery eats that are now in full swing.  Have your pick from our favorite food highlights this week:

front room at lic marketWhat a lovely review of LIC Market that amNewYork has brought us.  Have you tried their seasonal veg?

lamb-lollies-thirsty-koala-astoria-queensSpeaking of local press, The Thirsty Koala has also enjoyed some well-deserved kudos from myfoxny.com.  Check out this video of Chef Kathy, as she prepares her signature lamb lollies.

rockaway-sez-john-beer-the-queens-kickshaw-astoriaWho’s ready for the big USA/Germany soccer match tomorrow? It’s going to be a big one for the U.S. so make it count by watching it at one of our suggested World Cup spots and enjoy delicious eats and drinks while you’re there.

Image by Queens County Market

Image by Queens County Market

Ready for another awesome installment of the Queens County Market?  Head over to the Sunnyside Greenmarket this Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and enjoy some of the best of artisanal food products made in Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, and other nearby locations in Queens, BK and Manhattan.

canary_logo_glowDid you hear that a new bakery called Pink Canary is coming to LIC? Today marked its soft opening while tomorrow the bakery officially opens its doors at 2 p.m.  Meg has written up more details in this helpful post.

Image credit: Snowdonia

Image credit: Snowdonia

In honor of summer, we’re glad to stumble upon Snowdonia’s new watermelon salad with goat cheese, arugula, bacon and homemade lemon dressing – now available to hungry Astorians!

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