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  1. underground gourmet
    A Tasting Menu You’ll Actually LoveIt’s $99, in Astoria, and only served one night per week.
  2. rip
    Local Pizza Legend Andrew Bellucci Has DiedThe chef collapsed in his restaurant last night.
  3. report
    Bellucci vs. BellucciNew York’s next great pizza feud is here.
  4. profiles
    An Afghan Destination That Has Felt Like Home for a Quarter-CenturyBalkh Shish Kabab House is a perfect kind of New York restaurant.
  5. crime scenes
    Man Sets Fire to Restaurant Called IgnitedAuthorities accuse the Astoria lounge’s owner of starting the blaze.
  6. the dish
    Lokanta’s Eggs In Garlic-Yogurt Will Ruin You For All Other Poached EggsChef Orhan Yegen’s take on the traditional Turkish breakfast dish is absurdly satisfying.
  7. sea squirts
    A Super-Rare Greek Delicacy Has Arrived in Astoria“This is the raw power of the sea since ancient days.”
  8. Get to Know Burek, a Flaky, Savory Staple of Balkan CuisineLayers of phyllo create light exteriors with a croissant-like interior.
  9. Delivery
    Seamless Launching Its Own (New) Delivery Service in NYCWith the company handling deliveries itself, it’s going right after start-ups such as Caviar and Maple.
  10. The Underground Gourmet
    Pi Bakerie Brings Astoria-Worthy Baklava and Spanakopita to SohoThe bakery turns out sweet and savory pastries made by a former Loi chef, a baklava maven, and a spanakopita specialist.
  11. Reopenings
    The Strand Smokehouse Is Open Again After DOH ShutterGood news.
  12. Shawarma Chameleon
    Well-Loved King of Falafel and Shawarma Looking to Open RestaurantHe’s getting one with everything.
  13. Relocations
    Fatty’s Café Moving to New Location in AstoriaThe new Fatty’s has a patio.
  14. Free
    Astoria’s Milkflower Debuts Brunch This Weekend With FreebiesThe pizzeria opened in June.
  15. Openings
    What to Eat at MP Taverna, Now Serving Octopus and Greek Paella in AstoriaCheck out the newest location of Michael Psilakis’s restaurant.
  16. Coming Soon
    Butcher Bar Owners Opening New Astoria Restaurant With Ciano Alum Ryan ByrdThe owners of Butcher Bar are going full-service.
  17. Openings
    Thirsty Koala Opens in Astoria, Brings ‘Boomerang’ Tacos With ItTim-Tam tiramisu!
  18. Openings
    Summer on a Stick and in a StrawAstoria Mex spot Pachanga Patterson is adding a frozen-treat and frozen-drink bar, the Icebox.
  19. Openings
    The Ramen Trend Finally Makes Its Way to AstoriaHinomaru Ramen opens this week, with eight kinds of ramen and a very relaxed B.Y.O.B. policy.
  20. Coming Up
    Michael Psilakis Will Bring His Well-Liked MP Taverna to AstoriaThe first branch of the Greek gastropub, in Roslyn, got a few raves.
  21. Openings
    Slurp! Ramen Restaurant Will Replace Classic Bakery in AstoriaA Japanese chef and a restaurateur are said to be teaming up to open a ramen bar in the heart of Astoria.
  22. Video Feed
    Watch a Close-up Video of Casu Marzu, Now Available in AstoriaOrnella Trattoria is selling the Italian delicacy, the name of which translates to “rotten cheese.”
  23. Street Food Scandals
    Astoria Food-Cart Scammer Racked Up $90K in Health-Code ViolationsEw.
  24. Neighborhood Watch
    Eleven Madison Teams Up With Brooklyn Brewery; Foodies and Techies Unite at FoodPlus: Lots of beer, BBQ parties, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  25. Expansions
    Arepas Café Expands in AstoriaThe Venezuelan eatery added twenty more seats.
  26. Slideshow
    First Look at Queens Kickshaw, Bringing Cult Coffee and Gourmet Grilled CheeseThe café opens Sunday.
  27. Openings
    What to Eat at Pachanga PattersonThe Mexican canteen opened its doors last night in Astoria.
  28. Slideshow
    First Look at the Astor Room, Now Open in the Kaufman Astoria StudiosA former Waldorf Astoria chef designs a menu in … Astoria!
  29. Neighborhood Watch
    Sunday Smorgasbord Now at Aquavit; Brooklyn Brewery Feast at MexiQPlus more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  30. Slideshow
    First Look at Bare Burger, Now Serving Alfresco Ostrich BurgersThe Astoria organic-burger joint comes to the Village.
  31. Celebrity Settings
    Christopher Walken and Lidia Bastianich Remember the Good Ol’ DaysLidia Bastianich got her start at Walken’s Bakery.
  32. Openings
    Rising in Fall: Jehangir Mehta’s Mehtaphor and Eric Hara’s AstoriaThe Oak Room’s chef looks to Queens.
  33. Stunts
    The Hottest Shot in New York?“Everybody drinks it, but very few people leave in good condition.”
  34. Viva Espana
    Where Were You When Spain Won?The scene at La Nacional and other Spanish strongholds yesterday.
  35. Blechtacular
    How’s the Doughnut-Burger Business?How many halal-doughnut burgers sell in a day?
  36. Blechtacular
    Ain’t That America: The One-Pound Halal-Bacon-Doughnut BurgerA three-month-old Astoria establishment is offering its take on the Luther.
  37. Openings
    5 Napkin Astoria Opens Next Week With 70 Outdoor SeatsAnd valet parking!
  38. Openings
    Astor Bake Shop Brings Cupcakes and ‘Sloppy Sandwiches’ to AstoriaNot to mention Pat LaFrieda beef and a house coffee blend.
  39. Health Concerns
    Is the Health Department Out to Ruin Your Winegasms?The Health Department is changing its code, and a curiously named Astoria wine bar should be worried.
  40. Openings
    2 Bros. Ventures Into Brooklyn; 5 Napkin Journeys Into QueensPlus, a new location of 2 Bros. opens in midtown today.
  41. What to Eat
    Gyro-technicsHow bZ Grill makes a gyro tower.
  42. Openings
    Bare Burger Brings Grass-Fed Elk Burgers and Outdoor Suds to Greenwich VillageAstoria’s organic-burger joint is making a Manhattan transfer.
  43. Neighborhood Watch
    Oktoberfest Redux at WonderBar; Another Stop-Work Order for Gowanus Whole FoodsPlus, an organic wine tasting on the Upper West Side, and free margaritas for stranded travelers in the meatpacking district, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  44. Neighborhood Watch
    Black Shack Serves Beer; FAB Friday in Clinton HillPlus: Honey-mustard wings fly in Astoria, and more, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  45. Neighborhood Watch
    West Village Welcomes New Fish Shack; Frank Alums Expand to Fort GreenePlus: Robert Sietsema on White Castle pulled pork, and another coffee shop for the Slope, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  46. Empire Building
    Wingstop Positions to Land in New York Via QueensThe Dallas-based hot-wing chain plans 70 Northeast locations.
  47. Neighborhood Watch
    Le Cirque Gives Away Fried Chicken; Crumbs Opens (Another) Shop in MidtownPlus: Artisanal kimchee at Marlow & Sons, and a meet-and-greet tonight for the Bay Ridge Co-op, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  48. Neighborhood Watch
    Motorino Expands Hours; Robicelli’s Market ClosesPlus: Isaac Mizrahi’s Mushroom Truffle Spaghetti served at Saks, and a mystery beer tasting in Park Slope, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  49. Neighborhood Watch
    New Amsterdam Market Returns; Del Posto Hosts White Truffle DinnerPlus: a Biryani scuffle, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  50. Neighborhood Watch
    Rooftop-Farm–to-Table Dinner in Astoria; Bun and a Beer for $5 at Xie XiePlus: The Hibachi Tiki Hut opens in Bushwick, and Resto hosts an English-style brunch that includes stout.
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