NKOTB: 2023 Welcomes These New Businesses

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The new year is here, and with that brings feelings of exciting change and new possibilities. From a brand new supermarket to delicious eateries, let’s check out what new business has arrived in the neighborhood! Ancla Peruvian Cuisine & Bar One of Broadway’s new additions, Ancla aims to bring authentic Peruvian flavors to each of…

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Pick of the Month: SABOR DE CUBA

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If you’re dreaming about enjoying a nice cocktail on the beach in the middle of January, frankly a lot of us could use the same right about now. What if I told you that you didn’t have to plan an international trip to enjoy a taste of Cuba and the Caribbean?  Sabor De Cuba, which…

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New Kids on the Block!

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Bringing you December’s new openings  It’s no secret that Astoria is the place to be, from gourmet restaurants to chic creative studio space, let’s have a look at all things new this month! Crescent Studios Whether you are in search of the perfect place to capture life’s special moments or simply looking for the right…

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Pick of the Month: Basil Brick Oven


Consider this: it’s a chilly December night. The sun is down by around 4:45PM, and you’re looking for something to warm you up and make you feel like everything is going to be alright. What better way to overcome the early winter blues than with a slice of delicious, fresh pizza? Basil Brick Oven Pizzeria,…

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The Arepa Lady

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There must be a saying somewhere that arepas make the world go around. And, if not, there will be one very soon when it comes to The Arepa Lady, also known as Maria Piedad Cano, who recently opened her brand-new neighborhood storefront. Chances are, you’ve almost certainly heard of Piedad Cano, as her arepas have…

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The Best of Autumn in Astoria!

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Fall is the superior time of the year. Cooler temperatures, beautiful colors at every corner, and sweater season simply can’t be beat.  One of the best parts of living in Queens means that all things in season are right at your fingertips, or just a short trip away.  From pumpkin beers and crafty cocktails to…

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Mimoza: Bringing The Balkans to Astoria


With fall here and cooler temperatures fast approaching, why not ring in the new season with a delicious taste of the Balkans at Mimoza? Owner Mike Kola opened Mimoza in early 2022 with the hopes of bringing authentic Balkan dishes to Astoria. Kola and his chef create daily menu specials, catering to each season and…

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Say Hello to September with All Things Astoria Under $10

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If we can all agree on something, let it be this: life isn’t exactly cheap at the moment. And, living in New York City, it’s incredibly easy to go over your budget and nearly break the bank. Fortunately, living in Astoria doesn’t always have to cost a fortune. Here is Give Me Astoria’s breakdown of…

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Make September Sweeter at Paris Baguette!


SPECIAL OFFER: MENTION GIVE ME ASTORIA TO REDEEM ANY 2 PIECE CAKES FOR JUST $10 What better way to mark the end of the summer season than with some sweet treats? Opened earlier this year, 30th Avenue’s Paris Baguette offers customers a chance to satisfy their savory and sweet cravings, from morning until night. Located…

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Give Me Astoria’s Best Seafood Picks!

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Nothing says summer quite like a perfect portion of fresh fish. Fortunately, our neighborhood has an abundance of options when you’re looking to satisfy that delicious seafood craving. Whether you’re in search of a meaty lobster roll, some oysters by the dozen or fish flown in from the Mediterranean, Astoria has your seafood.  Psari Seafood…

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