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Apr 30, 2014

We Heart Astoria Food Talk *Astoria Flea Edition*

New Astoria food news, including the upcoming Astoria Flea, the latest Astoria and LIC restaurant openings, the resurgence of Mundo, Queens County Market and more!

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There’s so much deliciousness percolating in and out of Astoria this week, and we can’t wait to share it all with you.  Drop us a comment about other pertinent food news we should know about.

Photo credit: Greg Goodman

Photo credit: Greg Goodman

First thing’s first – the Astoria Flea & Food is officially launching at Kaufman Astoria Studios this coming Sunday, 5/4 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Enjoy your favorite flea food vendors, which will be coming over from their usual LIC location.  We have the scoop on some of the ones that’ll be there, including the tasty arancini purveyor, Arborio King.  

Image by Queens County Market

Image by Queens County Market

Also happening on Sunday is the Queens County Market, featuring a tasting pavilion filled with delicious made-in-Queens food, activities for kids and live music.  The fun starts at 11:00 a.m. and goes til 4:00 p.m.  73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park.  718.347.3276

astoria-beer-and-brew-queensEven though Queens Beer Week is over, the folks at Astoria Beer & Brew always have something for us to sip on. Join them for a new Homebrewing 101 event on May 15th where you’ll learn the essentials for making beer at home.

red-sonja-1In some juicy, hot-off-the-presses restaurant news, we were delighted to learn of the resurgence of Mundo, which will be coming to the new Paper Factory Hotel in LIC.  Long live the red sonja!


A very tasty latte at Kinship Coffee Cooperative.

Speaking of restaurant/cafe/bar gossip, our cup runneth over with news including the opening of the Kinship Coffee Cooperative, the Diamond Dogs Bar, Caffino Coffee, The Beer Closet and more!


The amazing Hostess-style cupcake

The Restaurant Fairy pays a visit to the Sage General Store and loves their desserts the homey atmosphere.

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