Tag Archives: Queens

Truffle Cheesesteak at The Truffleist at Mad. Sq. Eats, New York

Previously, I met with Jimmy Kunz, the founder of Queens, New York-based The Truffleist at a March food service event.  Since then, they’ve asked me to try out their truffle cheesesteak at the seasonal Mad. Sq. Eats market – which … Continue reading

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Review: Long Island City (LIC) Food Tour with Queens Food Tours

Note: In exchange for a review, Queens Food Tours offered me a spot on their inaugural fall 2016 Long Island City food tour. When a New Yorker refers to Long Island, we’re referencing Nassau and Suffolk counties…even though New York … Continue reading

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Event Review: Queens Taste 2016

Disclaimer: In exchange for this event review, I received one entry ticket. Queens Taste 2016, produced by the Queens Economic Development Council (QECD), was held on May 3rd at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.  I … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Sky Cafe (Indonesian), Elmhurst, Queens, New York

It’s difficult to say where it all began.  Life, that is.  Or my introduction to Sky Cafe, an Indonesian restaurant in New York. Every now and then I go to Philadelphia to visit a college buddy.  He introduced to me … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Wrong: A Pharmacy a Day in Queens, New York

When you’re in Queens, New York, you’re bound to come across something weird at any given moment.  Well…weird is fine, but one southern Flushing pharmacy likely went too far: There are plenty of distinct – and sometimes offensive – signs … Continue reading

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Inflated Views: Queens, New York’s Terrace on the Park

According to their website, Terrace on the Park in Corona, Queens has been New York City‘s most recognizable event venue for over thirty years.  Yeah, nice try, but it’s a fascinating snippet of hubris nonetheless.  Though, it might be one … Continue reading

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The 2014 New York State Pavilion, c/o the 1964-1965 World’s Fair

A thought of the thought of my existence wasn’t even… a thought in 1964, when the architect Philip Johnson completed the New York State Pavilion at the Queens, New York World’s Fair, but I have a thing for weird architecture.  … Continue reading

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