Astoria and Long Island City are by and large not cocktail destinations. But amid all the vodka and neon mixers, there are a few places where you can get a genuine mixed drink.
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At recently opened Little Oven in Long Island City, macarons, delicate madelines, and Cherry Blossom Gateaus are must-trys. But don't forget the drinks!
If New York City is truly in the throes of birthing a coffee revolution, it's going to be impossible to do so without true five-borough penetration. Sweetleaf Coffee in Long Island City, Queens, joins the neighborhood's trendy upswing by raising its own game: now a place of bigger, better beauty in which to savor the borough's best coffees.