JJs Grand Tofu, whose pot stickers are justly famous and should be making a cameo appearance.
Weve still never eaten at Island Restaurant, but weve always had a little crush on Josie from Top Chef, who runs the kitchen.
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Sac's Place rarely gets mentioned when the talk turns to New York's pantheon pizzas, but their coal oven is every bit as hot as those at Patsys or Grimaldis, and their pizza is every bit as good or better.
Ammos Estiatorio. Despite its reputation, Astoria hasnt really been home to the citys best Greek restaurants for a while; most are actually pretty mediocre. Not so Ammos, whose sushi-class fish is on par with any of New York's top Greek seafood restaurants and is a hell of a lot cheaper.
Tickets are $50 if bought before Friday, and $60 at the door.
Astoria World Manor, 25-33 Astoria Blvd., nr. Crescent St., Astoria; 718-777-7918.