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Taste Of Sunnyside Photos 2014

Taste of Sunnyside in Photos

May 20, 2014 / Queens Restaurants / Sunnyside Restaurants / Queens Buzz. I attended the New Taste of Sunnyside which was held underneath the #7 subway line at 46th Street in Sunnyside.

One might think that this location could be distracting with the subway moving to and fro overhead, but with the live musical performances going on in the foreground, I didn't once - during the hour and a half that I was there - notice the subway overhead.

The crowd attending this event has changed over the years. This year the people in attendance seemed to be primarily in their 20's, 30's and 40's. In prior years, many of the attendees had already endured an additional decade or two of wear and tear.

I was informed that there were well in excess of 600 paying attendees, and a number of additional tickets were distributed for business and charitable purposes. Rachel Thieme, Sunnyside Shines Executive Director, was the primary organizer supported by the Board including John Vogt, Chairman and Artie Weiner, Treasurer - all of whom are shown in the slide show included in this report.

Click here to read the rest of our report including a slide show of photos of Taste of Sunnyside 2014.



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Taste Of Sunnyside - Sunnyside Restaurants

Taste of Sunnyside

Food, Fun & Fanfare at Taste of Sunnyside 2012

October 15, 2012 / Sunnyside / Sunnyside Restaurants / Queens Buzz. It was a rainy evening as I headed down to the third annual Taste of Sunnyside at the Sunnyside Community Service Center on 39th Street.  I looked forward to seeing what new restaurants and people I would encounter - as the restaurants that participate in the Taste of Sunnyside change from year to year.

The main hall seemed less crowded than last year, due in part because the large sit down tables had been moved out to make more space. This had the effect of allowing people more room to mingle; but you pretty much had to stay on your feet throughout most of the event. The crowd that had gathered was ethnically diverse, somewhat youthful and hungry.

Click here to view our report on the Taste of Sunnyside Restaurants.



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Turkish Cooking In Sunnyside Queens

Turkish Cooking Classes in Queens

Cooking Class Mixes Culture, Cuisine & Comedy In Cool Klatch

February 6, 2013 / Sunnyside / Food in Sunnyside / Queens Buzz.  I attended an evening cooking class offered by the Turkish Cultural Center in Queens. They offer one cooking class each month, wherein they teach Turkish cuisine. Seating is limited to about fifteen; and you don’t have to be a member or Turkish to attend. In fact almost all of the people in attendance were not Turkish, and there were a couple of males in attendance too.

My interest in Turkish cuisine has grown over the past few years, as Sunnyside and western Queens has become a small magnet for Turkish immigrants. Turks have a long history of culinary achievement and a number of them have opened grocery stores and restaurants which have become quite popular in their neighborhoods [see review of the Turkish Grill restaurant in Sunnyside].

Click here for our report with photos of Turkish cooking classes in Queens.



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Restaurants In Sunnyside - Turkish Grill

Restaurants In Sunnyside

The Turkish Grill In Queens

Sunnyside Restaurants / Queens Restaurants.  The Turkish Grill in Sunnyside is one of those great culinary finds you wish you would come across more than once in a good while. Great food, excellent service and a comfortable dining atmosphere - all at affordable prices. The Turkish Grill is located along Queens Blvd in the forties in Sunnyside. Click on the above link or photo to read a full review of the Turkish Grill Restaurant in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Queens NY. The Turkish Grill serves Ottoman Style middle eastern cuisine.

Click here to read a full review including numerous photos of the Turkish Grill - restaurants in Sunnyside.



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Restaurants In Sunnyside - Quaint Restaurant Queens

Restaurants In Sunnyside

Quaint Restaurant In Queens

Sunnyside Restaurants / Queens Restaurants.  Quaint Restaurant is a fun casual dining restaurant with outdoor space, good hors d'oeuvres and main entrees and wine. This is a review of Quaint Restaurant which is located along the tree lined Skillman Avenue in the heart of the Sunnyside neighborhood of Queens NY. Quaint is, as the name indicates, a unique spot serving a select and healthy menu.

Quaint came to Sunnyside in the early part of this decade. At the time it opened, it was something of a first in the neighborhood, serving modern healthy multi-ethnic entrees in a restaurant with modern, somewhat minimalist decor. Since then others have followed, but Quaint has kept its charm. Click on the link above or the photo to your right to read the full review. Photos were shot early one morning before the restaurant opened.

Click here to read the full review of Quaint - restaurants in Sunnyside.



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Restaurants In Woodside - Donovan's Irish Pub

Restaurants In Woodside

Donovan's - Irish Pubs In Queens

Woodside Restaurants / Queens Restaurants.  Woodside / Queens Buzz. I had occasion to visit Donovan's Irish Pub in the Woodside section of Queens NY. Donovan's is about as Irish an Irish Pub can get outside of Ireland. We took a different tack in this review and decided not to review their hamburger, but rather take a look at some of their other pub food offerings.

Click here to read our review of Donovan's Irish Pub in Woodside Queens, including a short interview with former detective Jack Donovan, brother of the pub owner.

 



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Restaurants In Woodside - Sapori D'Ischia

Restaurants In Woodside

Sapori D'ischia Italian Trattoria In Queens Closed

Woodside Restaurants / Queens Restaurants / Woodside / Queens Buzz. We passed by Sapori D'ischia in mid October of 2012 and noticed that they were closed.  There was a city agency sign on their door regarding some regulatory issues.  The building seemed to be undergoing renovation.  We'll keep you posted as things change, but for the indefinite time being they're closed.

Sapori D'Ischia is an authentic southern Italian restaurant located in the Woodside section of Queens NY. Sapori D'Ischia is located in what used to be an authentic Italian grocery store. Today, the grocery store continues, but the primary business has evolved into a well known and well liked restaurant serving Italian dishes. Sapori D'Ischia is an island off the coast of Italy near Capri. Click on the link above or the photo to your right to read the full review. We apologize as the photos do not do the food justice. This was one of our early reviews.

Click here to read the full review of Italian Restaurants In Woodside - Sapori D'ischia.



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Sunnyside Restaurants & Woodside Restaurants

Sunnyside Restaurants / Woodside Restaurants

Sunnyside & Woodside / Queens Buzz.  This section of the site is about the restaurants in the neighborhoods of Sunnyside and Woodside in Queens NY. This section contains reviews of Turkish, Italian and American restaurants as well as an Irish Pub.

Click this link to enter the Sunnyside Restaurants and Woodside Restaurants section of this site.



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Taste Of Sunnyside

A Taste Of Sunnyside: Delicious & Fun

October 19, 2010 / Sunnyside Neighborhood / Sunnyside Restaurants / Queens Restaurants / Queens Buzz.. The Taste Of Sunnyside was, in a couple of words, most delicious.

I just returned from the first annual Taste Of Sunnyside. It began tonite at 6.30 pm at the Master Billiards & Cafe on Queens Blvd near 39th Street [see Dining & Drinking section of Queens Events for event notice].

There were between 15 and 20 Sunnyside restaurants that participated in the event, and about five beverage vendors. We estimate that the crowd was between 500 and 1,000 people and hope to report the final numbers when we receive them. Click here to read about and view Taste Of Sunnyside photos and slide show.