Category: bar-restaurants

Taste of Texas comes to Queens for 2024 Chili Cookoff

Jun. 5, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 5, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Over 700 people attended the Texas Chili Cookoff at Pig Beach BBQ in Astoria on Sunday afternoon, celebrating the Lone Star State’s best chili and queso.  Now in its 55th year, the annual event hosted by the New York Chapter of… Read more »

Seek Coffee to open new location on Ditmars Boulevard next month

May. 8, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 8, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Popular Astoria coffee shop Seek Coffee is set to open a new location on Ditmars Boulevard in early June.  Seek, which opened near Broadway nine months ago, is expected to open on June 1 at the site of the former Yogurt… Read more »

Thai restaurant in Astoria named best halal restaurant in the borough

May. 6, 2024 By emarshall May 6, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The Queens Chamber of Commerce, the oldest and largest business association in the borough, announced Friday that the winner of its inaugural “Queens’ Best Halal Restaurant Competition” was the Astoria modern Thai fusion restaurant Nur Thai. In celebration of the restaurant’s distinct honor, Nur… Read more »

Butterfield Market to expand beyond Manhattan with new Long Island City location and commissary kitchen

Apr. 25, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Apr. 25, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Upscale Upper East Side grocery store Butterfield Market is set to open a new location in Long Island City next year. The store will operate a retail space and a 9,000-square-foot commissary kitchen.  Butterfield Market, which currently operates locations on Madison… Read more »

City seeks operator to revitalize Corona Plaza concession

Feb. 13, 2024 By Bill Parry The city has launched a search for an operator for the long-term outdoor vendor concession area in Corona Plaza. The Department of Transportation released a Request for Proposals (RFP) on Monday seeking an entity to manage the 15,000 square-foot plaza to ensure a vibrant, clean and safe concession area… Read more »

Astoria’s Wolfhound Pub to host Irish trad week starting Monday

Feb. 9, 2024 By admin Feb. 9, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain  Astoria-based Irish pub the Wolfhound will host a week-long Irish traditional music festival kicking off on Monday night.  The Wolfhound’s annual Trad Week, which takes place between Monday, Feb. 12 and Sunday, Feb. 18, features more than 20 traditional Irish musicians, with many… Read more »

Top Queens venues for the ultimate Super Bowl game day experience

Feb. 7, 2024 By czarinnaandres Feb. 7, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Sunday sees the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head in Super Bowl LVIII and there are a number of exciting venues in Queens to catch the big game. The Chiefs, who are attempting to win their third Super Bowl… Read more »