Last year’s ‘it’ food was poke, which came and left Long Island City with barely a trace. Crabs have vanished too. In previous years I speculated baby food and roadkill might gain traction in LIC. 2018 looks to be Continue reading
Upon reading in The Court Square Blog that yet another artisanal pizza restaurant named Luzzo’s will be opening in Court Square not too far away from the newly opened Levante’s – whose owners were at one time in partnership with those of Luzzo’s, I pondered ‘What non-pizza restaurants are on the horizon locally?’ Continue reading
Opening a restaurant in NYC is a tough business, and the road to profitably is even tougher these days. Maybe that’s why there was a paucity of notable restaurant openings and announcements in LIC in 2016. In addition, there are a number of prominent restaurant spaces that remain vacant, most notably the city-facing corner location in the Hunters Point Commons building on Center Boulevard, the “Prime Retail Space” at the corner of 1 Vernon Jackson , and The Bread Box on 11th Street. Thus this year we have decided to include any establishment that allows imbibing on premises in our round-up, because who needs food?
RECENTLY OPENED Continue reading