When this restaurant first opened in the spot that used to be–for years–a Greek neighborhood diner-esque spot, I thought there was no way it could stay in business. The space is huge by NYC restaurant standards, and even as much as Astoria has begun to emulate the Brooklyn of 5-7 years ago, I thought the clientele who would flock to an overpriced biscuit establishment couldn’t possibly be enough to sustain the rent of the place.
Reviews weren’t very good. Real people who went there said it was okay. There was only one way to find out for sure, so that’s what I finally did.
And a half hour after ordering brunch, I had food in front of me. Read the rest of this entry »