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June 21, 2017

The Saturday Special: Corona’s Culinary Essentials

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Queens --
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  • 4-7 people  Corona      ~4 hours 10:30am
     Saturdays
Quick Bite: On this half-day introduction to Corona’s culinary essentials, we hit the streets on a Saturday, when the griddles and grills in this already lively neighborhood are working overtime and the street vendors come out in full force. Read more
Queens -- Quick Bite: On this half-day introduction to Corona’s culinary essentials, we hit the streets on a Saturday, when the griddles and grills in this already lively neighborhood are working overtime and the street vendors come out in full force.

To many, the Corona neighborhood of Queens is something of a mystery, a place you only pass over on the elevated tracks of the 7 train as it hurtles towards a Mets game or the restaurants and food courts of Flushing.Read more
July 11, 2019

A Burst of Green in Queens

By Culinary Backstreets
BACKSTREET FEED -- We spied a burst of green – different varieties of cilantro as well as other herbs – on our Queens walk. While the borough doesn’t have the same large markets as some of the other cities we operate in, you can still find plenty of smaller fruit and vegetable stands sprinkled throughout the area.Feed more
July 4, 2019

Gregory’s 26 Corner Taverna: The Greek Side of the Tracks

By Ike Allen
Queens -- On a corner in Astoria, across the street from a bright blue-domed Orthodox church and in the shadow of the towering viaduct that carries Amtrak trains out of New York and towards New England, Gregory’s 26 Corner Taverna has been quietly recreating Greece for 13 years. Read more