Month: December 2017

Ticket Giveaway to Repeater

Want two tickets to see Repeater: A Little Show About Big Songs at QED on Sunday, Jan. 7 at 8:30pm? Fill out the Contact form or email us at [email protected] to sign up for our mailing list. First person to do that gets the tickets! Here is more info about the show on the Happening… Read more »

Write-ups from the 2017 Survey That Did Not Make the Cut

Not everything that people entered on the survey was a BOAST winner. But we did want to share the write-ups of those places. Best American Restaurant Blackbird’s: “Best wings in Astoria! Great selection on tap and super friendly staff.” Flattopps: “Cool people, great food, fun music.” The Pomeroy: “The Pomeroy is a cozy, modern American… Read more »

BOAST Winners 2017: By the Numbers

Total Categories: 43 (19 in EAT, 11 in DRINK, 13 in DO & SEE) Total Write-in Winners: 13 (5 in EAT, 4 in DRINK, 4 in DO & SEE) Total Winners: 142 (64 in EAT, 38 in DRINK, 40 in DO & SEE) Total Unique Winners: 113 Winners in Multiple Categories: 21 5 – Sek’end Sun (1st… Read more »

BOAST: Best of Astoria 2017 Winners

EAT Best American 1. Sanfords Restaurant 2. Queens Comfort 3. Sugar Freak Best Bakery 1. Martha’s Country Bakery 2. Parisi Bakery 3. Leli’s Bakery & Pastry Shop Best Brazilian 1. Pao De Queijo 2. Point Brazil 3. Copacabana Best Brunch 1. Queens Comfort 2. Vesta Trattoria & Wine Bar 3. Mom’s Kitchen & Bar Best… Read more »

Ha’s Chinese Has Opened

Ha’s Chinese opened last week in the same location as The Queens Kickshaw, and is run by the same people. We really liked The Queens Kickshaw, and guess what, we really liked Ha’s—a vegetarian Chinese restaurant that serves unique dishes. The front of the restaurant has been moved in about three feet, so don’t expect any… Read more »