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Jul 02, 2014

We Heart Astoria Food Talk *4th of July Edition*

We Heart Astoria 4th of July edition includes new menu items at Snowdonia, the Cowboy signature dog at the NY Dog House, new baos at The Bao Shoppe, NY Mag’s Cheap Eats list and more!

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It’s almost the 4th, which is awesome in itself but also because it falls on a Friday – giving us the whole weekend to enjoy summer fun.  Here’s a few things you can bite into:


Beer Battered Fish Corndogs. Photo credit: Snowdonia.

Snowdonia released their expanded summer menu yesterday, which features delish items such as a refreshing watermelon salad, battered fish corn dogs, a new charcuterie section and more! Snowdonia, 34-55 32nd St., Astoria, NY 11106, (347) 730-5783

Image by NY Dog House

Image by NY Dog House

Hot dogs of course come to mind when thinking about the 4th.  For a spruced up version of this all-American treat, how about New York Dog House’s Cowboy Signature Dog with caramelized onions, crispy bacon, pickled chipotle and homemade BBQ sauce? New York Dog House37-06 30th Avenue, Astoria. 718.274.3647

Queens Kickshaw

Queens Kickshaw

Have you seen the new NY Mag 101 Best Cheap Eats list? There’s a few Queens eateries that we particularly heart that have made the list!

the-bao-shoppe-logo-astoria-queensWe love seeing the new menu varieties come through at The Bao Shoppe, such as the Filet O Bao, the Spicy Brisket Bao or smoked chicken or roast pork tacos.  Have you tried them? The Bao Shoppe – 30-66 Steinway Street, Astoria. 718.777.1883

Image by Bacon and Beer Classic

Image by Bacon and Beer Classic

Did you hear that the Bacon & Beer Classic is coming to Citi Field later this month? A ticket to this shin-dig will not only buy you an endless fix of your favorite smoky and savory treats, you’ll also get to attend demos, workshops, and mingle with other bacon and beer fans.  Get your tickets.

astor bake shop pie eating contestAlso later this month, our beloved Astor Bake Shop celebrates 4 years in business with their signature pie eating contest on July 13th at 2:30 p.m. Prizes include gift certificates, a special trophy and all around esteemed piedom!

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