THERE’S a new year about to start, and with it come new resolutions, such as eating less meat. No, that wasn’t on your list? You were planning on giving up alcohol, taking up CBD, or some combination of the two? Well anyway my editor assigned me this story and with it a deadline.[Read more…] about The Best Vegetarian Menu Items In Long Island City
WE just report the news here, we don’t create it. And sometimes we just riff on news that others initiated, and sometimes others do likewise on our scoops. Thus the reason for the somewhat incongruous headline above. Yet these days everything is intertwined with Covid to some degree.[Read more…] about Food, Food, Food & Covid In Long Island City
A new restaurant called Noodle Craft is slated to open at 10-39 47th Road in Long Island City, formerly the home of The Green Street which served Korean food and closed two years ago. It’s founded by the owner of Hana Noodle, which currently operates out of a food stall at the Dekalb Market Hall in downtown Brooklyn.[Read more…] about Noodle Craft To Open In Long Island City This Month
Good things come to those who wait. We’ve been lauding its arrival for almost a year now, but Yumpling on Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City will finally open its doors later this week according to one of the owners.[Read more…] about Yumpling On Vernon Blvd in LIC Will Open This Week
Does LICtalk have a ‘cover curse?’ Last year we bemoaned the difficulty many local restaurants have getting open, honing in on the travails of Mothership Meat Company and using a picture of the nearly completed R40 Argentinian restaurant as our cover photo. Fast forward a year and the latter has yet to open for business and no one answers the phone…
Nevertheless 2020 looks to bring a bounty of new restaurants to Long Island City, but before we dig in here’s a select role call of those who passed in the last decade for you nostalgia buffs: Lounge 47, Mario’s Deli, OpenDoor, The Riverview, Ihawan (yeah, LIC once had Filipino!), and The Crab House – v1., v2., a little latino and a head fake. Plus a special decadal award to the Most Resilient: The Shannon Pot, having existed at three different locations in the last
ten six years. Then finally a look to the unborn of the new decade, most notably the future tenants of Dorian’s and that hole in the ground across the street from it?!? Oh to have 2020 vision.