Elegant Chinese dining


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It is a busy block as Northern Boulevard goes into Great Neck from Little Neck and for many years the border block was home to the popular Chinese restaurant Harvest Buffet. It has been totally reborn literally from top to bottom with new management and it’s terrific dining.

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There’s a new Nosh in town


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos by Bradley Hawks

Slow food is the antithesis of fast food. At Nosh Borough, their brisket is smoked for 12 to 13 hours, and they brine their chicken for two days in a special sugar and salt solution. Burgers are a house blend of brisket, ground chuck and sirloin — and they knock ‘em out of the park

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Five stories and one happy ending


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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he hope of Jamestown, the developers of the Falchi Building — as well as 1250 Broadway and Chelsea Market in Manhattan — is that the food-focused ground level concourse will serve as a drawing point for the building’s employees, as well as visitors and neighbors from all over the city.

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Fatty’s 2.0


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos by Bradley Hawks

When Fatty’s announced it was moving almost a year ago, Astorians — and New Yorkers in general — were devastated, and also worried that a reopening would not, in fact, happen. Last month, however, Suzanne Furbota and Fernando Peña proved everyone wrong when they opened the doors to their new location.

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Eat your veggies


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos by Bradley Hawks

If I had a dollar for every time my mother told me to eat my vegetables before I could have dessert, I would be a wealthy man. If I had simply eaten the vegetables and forgone the dessert altogether, well, I can only imagine… But the truth of the matter is that vegetables aren’t just good for you. They can be just plain good. Even fantastic.

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Inside the Astor Room


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo by Bradley Hawks

Last month we saw the launch of the very first Arts District in Queens, appropriately named the Kaufman Arts District, designated as the area between 31st Street and Steinway, and between 34th Avenue and 37th Avenue. Right in the very heart of that district sits one of Astoria’s most historic dining spaces, located beneath Kaufman Astoria Studios.

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French Louisiana 1682


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos by Bradley Hawks

What do you do when an outrageously popular national doughnut chain opens across the street from your N’awlins-inspired café? Do you keep selling powdered-sugar-dusted beignets and steaming mugs of java? Or do you incorporate the arsenal of skills you know best to rename and rebrand the café into a full-service restaurant?

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