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Mother’s Day Restaurants for the Special Lady in your Life

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Whether you can believe it or not, Mother’s Day (May 13) is only a few short weeks away. So, in order to treat your beloved mother or the special lady in your life, why not take her out to a dinner at one of our fantastic local eateries? In fact, you really can’t go wrong with these three Mother’s Day restaurants.

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Topics: Holiday, Family, Mother's Day, restaurants

Ollie’s Complete Guide to Long Island Restaurant Week 2018

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, Long Island is home to a seemingly endless number of out-of-this-world eateries. Luckily, they will all be on display during Long Island Restaurant Week 2018, which takes place from April 22-29, for just $28.95. In fact, here are three excellent bistros that will be hosting these reduced rate, prix fixe dinners.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants

St. Patrick’s Day Parties where the Irish Tradition Lives on

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

In just a couple days, bars and pubs all around New York will be packed with people celebrating the patron saint of Ireland. Whether you’re drinking green beer, Jameson or Guinness, check out these festive St. Patrick’s Day parties.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday, Bars, restaurants

The Top Three Trendiest Spots for Brunch in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM

You know that feeling you get when you can’t decide between breakfast or lunch? Do you want burgers and fries or eggs and pancakes? It’s one of the most common dilemmas that has plagued indecisive diners for generations. Luckily, when you’re near a city like Queens, there are plenty of cozy dining options for even the pickiest foodies. So, without further delay, here is Ollie’s definitive guide to the best brunch in Queens.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Bars, Queens, Queens bars, restaurants

Treat your Loved One to a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

This February 14, show your loved one how much they mean to you by taking them out to a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner in our area. Why buy a gift when you can treat your partner to a fantastic meal? Or, why not both? Either way, here are a few of the top Queens and Long Island restaurants where you can find a warm, intimate setting for your evening.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Holiday, restaurants, Valentine's Day

Delicious Manhasset Restaurants Ideal for any Occasion

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you think of Manhasset, you may consider it as the home of the Miracle Mile (or Americana), a luxury shopping destination along Northern Boulevard. But did you also know that many of the area’s top restaurants can be found there as well? It’s true—plenty of Manhattan’s top executive chefs eventually make their way to the kitchens of Nassau. Take for example, these three Manhasset restaurants that you need to experience.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, restaurants

Local Super Bowl Parties where You can Catch the Big Game

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

On February 4, the whole country will be gearing up to watch the biggest football game of the year, Super Bowl LII, which will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Even though none of the local teams are in the running, there will be plenty of bars and restaurants in our area hosting tailgates and watch parties. In fact, here are three of Long Island and Queens’ most anticipated Super Bowl parties of 2018.

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Topics: Nightlife, Sports, Bars, Queens bars, restaurants

Delicious Brooklyn Restaurants Perfect for Any Budget

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As New York City’s second largest borough after Queens, Brooklyn is as rich in cultural and ethnic diversity as just about anywhere else in America. As a result, new tastes, flavors and textures are being introduced to the borough at a rapid rate.  It seems like every day there’s a new and exciting restaurant opening its doors. Here are a few of our favorite Brooklyn restaurants that are sure to leave you satisfied.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Brooklyn, restaurants

How to Find an Affordable, Lively Happy Hour in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

There’s nothing better than getting off work following a busy day or long week and grabbing a few drinks at a local watering hole for happy hour. However, with so many options, it can be hard to choose just one. To help you pick, we’ve narrowed down some of the best places to enjoy happy hour in Queens.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Queens, Queens bars, restaurants, Happy Hour

3 Delightful Great Neck Restaurants that Warrant a Visit

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The waterfront village of Great Neck, which is located on the North Shore of Long Island, shares a border with Queens and has several mouthwatering, yet charming eateries. Each of these Great Neck restaurants may range in price, delicacies and theme, but every single one is just as delicious as the next. So, if you’re looking for a quality meal in this area, these are definitely the places you’ll want to go.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Bars, restaurants