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May 14, 2014

We Heart Astoria Food Talk *Outdoor Dining Edition*

We Heart Astoria Food Talk features a crabfish boil at the Brooklyn Grange, Katch Astoria’s first year anniversary, a cupcake idea submission from Sage General store and more!

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With the arrival of summer-like weather (at last!), we thought to put together a selection of fun foodie recos, including ones conducive to enjoying the outdoors.  Have fun in the sun, Astoria!

caption-contest-brooklyn-grangePerfect for enjoying the al fresco atmosphere, LIC’s Brooklyn Grange Farm will be hosting a Crawfish Boil during Memorial Day Weekend on Sunday the 25th. Secure your tickets now and enjoy Louisiana style crawfish paired with the farm’s seasonal veggies – and live music to boot!  Purchase your tickets here.  37-18 Northern Blvd, LIC. 347.670.3660

Image by Sweet Afton

Image by Sweet Afton

Along with summer come refreshing, vibrant cocktails such as this Lucha Libre, now available at Sweet Afton.  If you like your drinks spicy, you’re going to appreciate this one, which comes mixed with blaco tequila, chile tincture, cilantro, honey, lime and Toragashi salt.  30-09 33rd Street, Astoria. 718.777.2570

the-bar-scene-katch-astoria-queensCelebrating its 1st year anniversary, Katch Astoria will host a big shin-dig this Friday evening where you can enjoy free hors d’oeuvres, $20 all you can drink drafts, live music as well as the grand opening of their outdoor courtyard.  31-19 Newton Avenue, Astoria. 718.777.2230

Image by Bowery Bay

Image by Bowery Bay

Have you checked out the new Bowery Bay, which took the place of Bistro 33? We’re intrigued by the menu, especially exquisite items such as this escargot ravioli.  Mmmm… 19-33 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria. 718.721.1933

cupcake trio sage general storeFeel passionate about your desserts? We sure do, which is why we were excited to learn that the Sage General Store is asking for help with ideas for new cupcake specials.  Your suggestion may just become featured as an upcoming “cupcake special of the day.” Submit your ideas to them on Facebook.  24-20 Jackson Avenue, LIC. 718.361.0708


Along with the noodles there were shrimp and squid.

In some new Thai food news, Pye Boat Noodle has officially opened on the scene, and Meg has checked it out with positive reviews.  See what she’s tried and highly recommends.  25-13 Broadway, Astoria. 718.685.2329

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