SusanSez Astoria Walkabout: A Tasting Tour of Queens
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This is not your average boat tour. It's more like a roller coaster on water. Climb aboard the Shark and brace yourself for a heart-pounding 30-minute wind-in-your-hair thrill ride around New York Harbor. Feel the excitement and energy of the city as you race past famous landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. With thumping music, laughs and views galore, this is more than just a tour -- it's a full-fledged show. Learn More
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Featured review from Irina
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I really liked the tour. Even though I live in the area, Susan showed us a lot of new great places that I have never been to. The food was delicious! Highly recommended!
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Although there were a lot of very good food tastings from diverse ethnic cuisines, it would've been nice to have been able to hear from some of the shopkeepers as to how they started in their businesses. I have been on other walkabouts in other...continued
As you explore the restaurants, cafes and food shops of Queens, this tour is a real international feast of 4 continents- a tribute to Astoria’s diversity. Tastings will include Middle Eastern Pastry, Gelato (in season), Spanakopita (spinach pie), Colombian sweet bread, olives, feta (at least 2 varieties) and award-winning pizza, along with Brazilian, Chilean and Asian specialties.
In addtion to the food you will:
•Learn the history of this neighborhood that has been home to Italians, Greeks, Germans, Czechs, Southeast Asians, Middle Easterners, South Americans, Asians among others
•Stand on a Revolutiionary War site
•Learn about the Steinway piano factory and “Company Town”
•Hear about Astoria’s role in the film industry-past and present
•Walk through NYC’s “largest department store”
•Visit a Hookah Cafe
•Learn fun facts about the residents, the neighborhood and more
The tour ends at the entrance of Bohemian Hall- where you may choose to raise a glass in N.Y.’s surviving beer garden.
This is an outdoor walking tour. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.