LIC chef to compete in Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay”


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

Natasha Pogrebinsky is at it again and this time she is looking to take on an iron chef.

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Queens chef wins Food Network’s ‘Cutthroat Kitchen’


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Photo by Brian Redondo

Chef Tomica “Tom” Burke took a leap of faith that made her a Food Network champion.

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LIC chef comes in second on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

Being “chopped” never felt so good. Although Long Island City chef Natasha Pogrebinsky didn’t win the grand prize on the show, she left with an unforgettable experience. “I’m not upset about the outcome at all, I’m very happy that I had the chance to talk about my story, my restaurant, my type of cuisine,” said […]

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LIC chef to appear on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’


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Photos courtesy of Natasha Pogrebinsk

Chef Natasha Pogrebinsky hopes her dish does not end up on the chopping block. The executive chef and co-founder of Bear Bar and Restaurant, located at 12-14 31st Avenue in Long Island City, will appear on an episode of the Food Network’s “Chopped” airing Tuesday, August 6. On the show, which has already been taped, […]

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Rego Park resident competes as ‘worst’ on Food Network


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Photo Courtesy of Food Network

Richard Allen Chen’s girlfriend concludes that he is the absolute worst cook in America, gagging and cringing when forced to consume his culinary creations. And she might be right. Chen, an attorney and resident of Rego Park, was selected to compete on Food Network’s “Worst Cooks in America,” a program that pits 16 of the […]

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Katz appoints new Queens Library trustee


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Photo Courtesy of the Queens Borough President's office

Borough President Melinda Katz has appointed Robert Santos to the board of trustees of the Queens Library. The announcement comes after she ousted six trustees members last month and Mayor Bill de Blasio cut loose two board members.

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Ridgewood bar hosts first variety and burlesque show


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Photos Courtesy of KissedPR

Queens County took on a whole new meaning when the Queens Tavern on Fresh Pond Road hosted the first-ever Ridgewood Variety Show on Aug. 14.

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Rendering reveals seven-story apartment building coming to Jamaica


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Rendering courtesy TCX Development

Growth in Jamaica is part of the near future of New York City real estate, according to TCX Development, which recently released a rendering of its new project in the neighborhood.

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