"The Buppie Foodie"


Ovelia is a modern Greek eatery on 30th Avenue in Astoria. The restaurant has a cool bar/lounge vibe, which attracts a younger Greek/American crowd. When the weather is good, this is the perfect spot to sit outside and “people watch” in Astoria. The Brunch menu is extensive, which notably includes a plethora of creative vegetarian […]

If you’re anything like me, when you think of Greek food, you’re mostly drawn to the typical Gyros and fries offered at the standard fast-food Greek restaurant in NYC. However, at Avlee Greek Kitchen in Carroll Gardens,  they are serving up more than just the typical Greek fast food. Instead, this intimate, 25-seat restaurant offers an […]

Named after the owner, “Jimbo’s” is a Greek restaurant in Astoria, serving up authentic Greek food in a casual, relaxed setting. Jimbo’s philosophy is to cut out the middleman and offer quality food with large portions, at reasonable prices. To ensure freshness, the restaurant goes to Fulton fish market at 3:00 a.m. daily, to buy […]

Ranked as one of the top 10 NYC restaurants and Kim Kardashian’s new favorite restaurant in Manhattan, Nerai is a modern, upscale and “non-tipping” Greek restaurant in the Midtown East neighborhood. From the moment you enter Nerai, you will immediately notice the beautiful décor and upscale ambiance of this cozy bi-level restaurant. To compliment the stunning décor, Nerai is filled with […]