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Authentic Greek cuisine in Howard Beach

When one thinks about food options in Howard Beach, Greek cuisine is typically not on the top of that list.But residents of the neighborhood have been flocking to Greek Grill at 156-40 Cross Bay Blvd. for about two years now.

Villaggio never fails to please the palate
Updated: February 27, 2014 - 11:21 am

It’s always wonderful to go back to a favorite restaurant and discover all over again why you like it. That’s definitely the case with Villaggio Ristorante in Whitestone, an Italian dining experience that will never let you down.

Opened almost 10 years ago in a former bakery, Villaggio is located at 150-07 14 Road, near the Cross Island Parkway. You enter to a cherry wood bar and brick-oven pizza-making area, a warm and cozy spot during this blustery winter.

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Fifty years of more than just a slice
Updated: February 06, 2014 - 11:25 am

There are few things more authentic in New York City than the pizzeria and in South Queens, there is no shortage of them.

In a one-square-mile area, including all of Ozone Park and parts of Richmond Hill, South Ozone Park and Howard Beach, there are 18 pizzerias.

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Raising the steaks at Resorts World Casino
Updated: September 05, 2013 - 10:59 am

The best gaming spots in the world all have more in common than slot machines, poker tables and glitzy shows. Travel to Atlantic City or Las Vegas or Monte Carlo and you’ll hear a lot about the food.

In fact, food and gaming go together like, well, steak and potatoes.

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Eating right in the neighborhood
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 10:53 am

“We sell a lot of fish normally but during the summer people tend to eat more sushi,” Peter Faccibene, owner of Shiro of Japan said. “Hibachi is really an all-year thing, but in the summer we definitely notice an increase in seafood and some of the lighter items. Our most popular sushi items are probably the lobster roll, spicy tuna rolls and our brown rice roll is getting more and more popular with people.”

The hibachi restaurant that sits in the newly renovated Shops at Atlas Park at 80-40 Cooper Ave. in Glendale has a recently opened outdoor terrace where guests can sit and enjoy their sushi or sashimi al fresco.

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