Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Astoria Times

Astoria’s Sabra ready to launch new hummus products

If the folks at Astoria-based Sabra Go Mediterranean have anything to do with it, America’s future food consumption habits will be heavily reliant on chickpeas. Comment.
Astoria Times

Italian newcomer salutes its Old World roots

Manducatis Rustica VIG is the brainchild of the offspring of the very well established Manducatis Restaurant, both in Long Island City.Gianna Cerbone (Manducatis is not the family name, it’s Latin for “come and eat”) may have majored in Art History in college, hoping to become a curator, but she was born with a cooking spoon in her mouth.She surrendered to her biological imperative about eight months ago, opening this charmingly retro bakery/café/pizzeria/market/restaurant. Comment.
Astoria Times

Noguchi’s vision enhanced at renovated museum

They say things improve with age and for the renowned Noguchi Museum located in Long Island City this saying proves true. With the second phase of the museum’s renovation complete and the reinstallation of Isamu Noguchi’s original works, this legendary institution has gone from remarkable to bordering on perfection. Comment.
Astoria Times

Rosenbergs’ son welcomes revelations in 1953 spy case

It was a late spring Friday evening at Sing Sing with trainload after trainload of the outraged and the merely curious joining the throngs of protesters outside the prison’s grim walls. Comment.

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