Food

More than just a steakhouse
More than just a steakhouse
Dining Queens Courier Staff 12/21/2013 at 10:54AM

It is not your typical steakhouse.  M. Wells is anything and everything besides just a steakhouse. In a Napoleonic tradition of aristocracy, corks—still attached to the severed necks of champagne bottles—clunk to the floor with the swing of a sabre.  A couple at the Chef’s Counter sipped glasses of Nero Né, while trout swam beneath [...]

Osteria Italiana: For a real Italian experience
Osteria Italiana: For a real Italian experience
Dining Liam La Guerre 12/15/2013 at 10:39AM

Looking for real Italian food, but can’t go to Italy? Then how about Maspeth? Osteria Italiana, which loosely translates to “Italian restaurant,” opened up over the summer on 61st Street near Grand Avenue with a familiar face. Head chef and part-owner Michael Zampitelli, who is an Italian native turned Maspeth resident, brings nearly 40 years of Italian cooking experience to the neighborhood.

Cavo: A little bit of something for everyone
Cavo: A little bit of something for everyone
Dining Queens Courier Staff 12/08/2013 at 3:04PM

For years, Cavo has been serving elevated Mediterranean cuisine in one of the most sophisticated dining rooms this side of the Hudson—and the current menu is certainly no exception. The Astoria restaurant showcases a lovely blend of favorite dishes primarily from Greece and Italy intermixed with accents from all over the world.

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/31/2012 at 7:30AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: A slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Wednesday night: A slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Local death toll climbs to 35; more than a [...]

the Kebab House, Middle Eastern Cuisine at It’s Finest
Dining Jay Lane 4/18/2012 at 11:29AM

BY SHEILA DIAMOND editorial@queenscourier.com Queens, with its plethora of cuisines, is an epicurean dream. Luckily, one does not have to travel far for superb Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes, as the Kebab House can be found right on Northern Boulevard in Little Neck. The night we dined there we were greeted royally by owner Ramazan [...]

St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
News Billy Rennison 3/16/2012 at 2:48PM

Queens’ St. Patrick’s parades have passed and for those that want to avoid the madness of Manhattan there are a plethora of options right here in the borough. Bars around Queens borough are serving up St. Paddy’s Day specials, so revelers can save some green. Here are some spots around the borough to celebrate: Austin [...]

Taste of Sunnyside
Taste of Sunnyside
News Steve Mosco 11/21/2011 at 4:09PM

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) joined forces for the 2nd annual Taste of Sunnyside event on Tuesday October 15.   The community came out in numbers to sample the best tastes from throughout the neighborhood.   As it was last year, this event was a wonderful showcase of [...]

Water’s Edge: Stunning setting, fabulous food
Water’s Edge: Stunning setting, fabulous food
Dining Victoria Schneps 9/29/2011 at 5:46PM

Offering the most spectacular views of Manhattan is part of what makes Water’s Edge Restaurant so special. The other part is that the food matches the setting. After a recent renovation by new owner Singh Hospitality Group, operators of nine restaurants and catering facilities on Long Island, the cherished and respected restaurant has been brought [...]

Thai Rock: This place rocks
Thai Rock: This place rocks
Dining Jay Lane 9/29/2011 at 5:12PM

Now there’s another reason to go to the beach – even in the off season. That’s right folks – Thai food and rock and roll. Thai Rock on Rockaway Beach, where the food rocks — and so does the music – offers Rock and Roll Friday and Saturday; Jazz Sunday and karaoke Monday. Come for [...]

Grand opening of Five Guys
Grand opening of Five Guys
Business Jay Lane 9/28/2011 at 5:47PM

Five Guys Burgers and Fries had customers waiting outside their restaurant for their grand opening on Monday, September 19 in the Sky View Center. “Before 11 a.m., there was a line with about 10 people waiting for us to open,” said Monique Jimenez, employee of Five Guys. The fast food chain opened on level B [...]