Thursday, June 28, 2007

Astorian Weekend Edition 28.06.07

PitaPan (37-15 30th Ave) is back and I'm happy. Thursday don't bother cooking, but grab a yummy Power Meal for under $10 and walk away a happy camper. Word is they are building up the neighboring two spaces for a three-story foodie haven...with rooftop dining!
~That's the happy crew in the pic.


Thursdays and Fridays enjoy live jazz at Island Cafe Bar (35-15 36th St). Haven't tried them yet? Well, here's your chance to enjoy some music while you dine.

Friday night fly solo or take a certain someone with a sweet tooth maybe for a late dessert @ Oleput. Get your fill of pies and shakes and candy! Be glad you don't have to get up for work after that sugar rush.

The AstoriaPool opens on Friday with a bang (11 a.m.-3 p.m., 4 p.m.-7 p.m.). Swim and frolic all day then at 7:30 p.m. celebrate 25 years of Waterfront Concerts. There will be Big Band with The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra then a spectacular Grucci fireworks display out on the lawn between the Hellgate bridge and the pool.


Sunday is The Astoria Race at Belmont. It's pretty close and there's a bus or two you can hop on for the sake of a day at the races!


Oh and this just in from our friend Annie - street food prices going up! The "kabob dude" on 31st Ave and Steinway in front of the Gap has a sign declaring Street Souvlaki prices are going up... just like the rent!

6 comments:

Kate the Great said...

How does that Pita place even stay in business? It's always empty when I walk by. So sketchy....

floozigrl said...

hmm, well the old spot on the corner was great. i went there pretty often and it had a decent showing. i think alot of the service was delivery though. Hopefully the awesome new open frontway will welcome more diners. I really do like their food :)

Mackenzi said...

huh...I'm not sure about either. PitaPan served me cold food when it should have been hot...looks like their menu changed a bit though?

Islands..eh, not so much. We were told we could not enter for not having appropriate attire. Um, have you seen the girls in there?!

M. Gortner said...

I walked by Pita Pan at least 4 times a week for 3 years and before the re-opening, I NEVER saw more than 2 people eating there.

minnie said...

Im sorry but its packed now more than before and I decided to walk in on the opening day and I was offered a FREE chicken gyro and ive been hooked since then.... that place is amazing ...

floozigrl said...

one thing i must say, i still enjoy the flavor- but i hate the downsizing! they have gotten cheaper but they have gotten alot smaller :(