Food and Drink

Beach Plum Week is Coming

by Meg Cotner

Today I was tipped off to the existence of Beach Plum Week in Long Island City. What are beach plums? They are tiny, slightly tart plums (1/2 inch to an (…)

Coming Soon to LIC – Bear

by Meg Cotner

We were recently contacted by the people at the new (opening soon) LIC restaurant Bear (no, this is not their bear, or even a representative of the restaurant, but he is a (…)

The Queens Kickshaw is Awesome

by Meg Cotner

On Saturday, Mackenzi and I had the chance to check out The Queens Kickshaw as part of a media preview. Bottom line – this place is awesome.  We loved everything (…)

More on Pachanga Patterson

by Meg Cotner

As you can probably tell, we’re pretty excited about Pachanga Patterson here at We Heart Astoria.  As big fans of Vesta – and having had many a meal there – (…)

Astoria Arrivals – The Queens Kickshaw

by Judith Rich

We’re excited to announce the upcoming opening of Astoria’s first specialty coffee shop called The Queens Kickshaw.  In addition to serving high quality coffee drinks, Kickshaw also has delicious-sounding grilled (…)

Meg Hearts Sweetleaf Cafe

by Meg Cotner

This morning I found myself in Long Island City  in the Vernon-Jackson area, taking care of some errands. OK… one of my errands was to go to Sweetleaf.  I hadn’t (…)

12 Days of Giveaways Wrap-Up

by Judith Rich

As the holiday season has officially passed, we wanted to send a brief wrap-up of our very successful 12 Days of Giveaways promotion, and to also thank you for participating.  (…)

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