THE Shannon Pot will be relocating once again, this time going into a former coffee shop located on the southwest corner of [Read more…] about THE SHANNON POT BAR N GRILL MOVING TO 11TH ST.
CORAZON DE MEXICO IN HUNTERS POINT TO OPEN BY END OF MONTH
DO you remember the fajita? It was an exotic do-it-yourself concoction served at Mexicanish restaurants in the 1990’s. Back then it was all the rage and when accompanied by a pre-meal margarita or three, its sizzling arrival at the table had the effect of transporting the diner back to Spring Break in Cancun for a night …and the subsequent morning.
Then at the turn of the century, after a decades-long incubation in the Southwestern U.S., the burrito invaded the rest of the lower 48 and nearly wiped the fajita out, vanquishing it to the menus of American fast casual chains. Finally in the last few years the lowly taco has emerged to take the culinary spotlight in this country, and not just in the Mexican food category. I’m not talking about the old-fashioned hard-shell Ortega taco, but the soft nixtamalized tortilla’s offered at dining spots and food trucks throughout the five boroughs today. Coming full circle The New York Times declared Mexico City it’s #1 place to go in 2016 stating “Certainly, there is no more exciting place to eat.”
So it should be no surprise that Hunters Point will add its fifth Mexican establishment when Corazon de Mexico opens at the end of May [Read more…] about CORAZON DE MEXICO IN HUNTERS POINT TO OPEN BY END OF MONTH
VERNON BOULEVARD’S NIGHT SCENE HITS CRITICAL MASS
SATURDAY night I walked down Vernon Boulevard around 9pm and found all of it’s dining and drinking establishments more packed than not – a big change from numerous other strolls I’ve taken along the same path in the past year. Maybe it [Read more…] about VERNON BOULEVARD’S NIGHT SCENE HITS CRITICAL MASS
SPRING EVENTS IN LIC TRUMP NEWS
There’s a starman waiting in the sky
He’d like to come and meet us
But he thinks he’d blow our minds
After comprehensively collecting all the data, painstakingly putting it to paper while trying to figure out the complex instructions in order to conform to regulations, and finally staying up late into the night to meet the deadline, the yearly crush is now over! [Read more…] about SPRING EVENTS IN LIC TRUMP NEWS
THE WEEKEND BEGINS NOW LONG ISLAND CITY
Tomorrow at 12:15pm the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament begins and will basically continue with multiple games throughout the weekend.
Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day.
Those two events happening concurrently [Read more…] about THE WEEKEND BEGINS NOW LONG ISLAND CITY