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New York City Outdoor Dining Options Abound

A few days ago, I listed some Upper West Side spots where you can eat outdoors in the warm weather months.  Elsewhere around New York, sidewalk cafes and garden terraces also abound.  Here are a few choices:
What are your favorite outdoor dining spots?
11 East 53rd Street , 212-308-1099
This is the first summer that Alto has [...]

Queens Greek Food Disappoints

It’s been awhile since we schlepped to Queens for Greek food in Astoria. The area is getting yuppified and maybe it’s affecting the old -line ethnic restaurants.
We decided to return to Taverna Kyclades, an old Chowhound favorite that we had enjoyed a couple of years ago. But first, we made a stop at Titan Foods, [...]