Astoria, Restaurants Jun 27, 2014 New Food and Drink Menus at Bowery Bay We’ve learned that Bowery Bay has a new menu! They’ve revamped both their food and drink menu. First the drinks—you’ll find a lot of whiskey and its cousins, including Rye, (…) Share this Scoop by Meg Cotner total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print We’ve learned that Bowery Bay has a new menu! They’ve revamped both their food and drink menu. First the drinks—you’ll find a lot of whiskey and its cousins, including Rye, (…) by Meg Cotner Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Related scoops Lucy Eats Alone – Lucy Gambles on the Unknown Photo credit: Bowery Bay We’ve learned that Bowery Bay has a new menu! They’ve revamped both their food and drink menu. First the drinks—you’ll find a lot of whiskey and its cousins, including Rye, Scotch, Bourbon, Japanese, and more. There’s also beer on draft and in bottles. And they have some cocktails: Gala Ginger Beer Margarita—Sauza Hornitos, agave & homemade sour mix topped with ginger beer The Barstro Martini—cucumber lime vodka, St. Germaine & rhubarb bitters North Beach Pimms Cup—a simplified refreshing take on the traditional Pimms Cup The Local G&T—a classic gin & tonic made all in Astoria, Queens Courage Gin & Habers Tonic Sal’s Dad—a Bulleit rye old fashioned topped with artisanal vanilla cream soda Frankly, they all sound pretty tasty. Also, their happy hour is Monday to Friday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. $4 Drafts, $4 Select Bottles, $4 Well Drinks. Now the food. The menu is divided up into small and large plates as before, as well as sandwiches and extras. It definitely leans toward the meaty side of things. Here is a sampling from the food menu: Small Plates Mac and Cheese—maine lobster, fontina, gruyere, mozzarella, white truffle oil Jabalin Tamales—wild boar, chipilin, chimichuri Buffalo Sweet Breads and Snails—celeriac root, carrots, gorgonzola Large Plates Etoufee—springer chicken, gulf coast shrimp, jasmine rice, baby okra Duck Nachos—smoked duck leg, watermelon radish, blue corn chips, gouda cheese, lime crème fraiche, salsa verde Chicken Under Brick—hearts of romaine, soft boiled egg, lemon crème, stilton bleu cheese, anchovy croutons Sandwiches Lobster Roll—chilled maine lobster, shishimi pepper, kew pee mayo, kirby cucumbers, brioche bun Sloppy Pig—shoulder, rump, leg, crispy pig skin, house pickles, vermont white cheddar cheese, brioche bun Extras Truffled Corn on the Cobb—black pepper, black summer truffle butter Sunchoke Chips—garlic ponzu Grilled Okra As you can see, the Extras tend more toward the vegetarian side. Other vegetarian options include: Truffle Popcorn—parmesan cheese, black summer truffle butter Baby Arugula Salad—beets, pine nuts, goat cheese, agave mustard dressing Ricotta Toast—caramelized peaches, kumquat chutney, french baguette Succotash Chili—chick peas, young corn, red bell peppers, crimini mushrooms, roma tomatoes, walnuts, cilantro There’s also a moules frites dish in three seasonings (Classic, Carbonara, and Absinthe) as well as poutine with a choice of shrimp, pork cheek, and foie gras. Lots of interesting sounding things here, and there are more choices on the full menu, so check it out. We’re intrigued and will have to stop by and give some things a try! Bowery Bay, 19-33 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria, NY 11105 bowerybaybar.com, Facebook Twitter Facebook Email Print drinkfoodLobster Rollmeatmoules fritesnew menupoutine About Meg Cotner Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver. Related scoops Lucy Eats Alone – Lucy Gambles on the Unknown One Comment Bruce June 27th, 2014 Had the lobster mac, corn on the cob and a nice cold Dreamweaver off the tap. Delightful, love this spot. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.