Venue Details

3 Star Starred
Astoria, Queens
Meet in front of Grand Wine and Liquor, at the corner of 30th Avenue and 31st Street 3005 31st St Astoria, NY 11102
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Irina
Dress warm in the winter time because you will be walking outside a lot.
SusanSez Astoria Walkabout info Nov 26 2012 star this tip starred
necklacebabe
Water was provided and eat a light breakfast because there is a lot of foods to taste.
SusanSez Astoria Walkabout info Apr 17 2012 star this tip starred

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9 events
5 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 19 2012

Walking tour focusing on the food diversity of Astoria, Queens, which includes visits to various ethnic markets and restaurants. Susan is extremely knowledgeable of the history of Astoria and she is very engaging.

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8 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 25 2012

Great time and great food. I think I might move to Astoria :)

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

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

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Website

http://www.susansez.com/susansez/

Description

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.