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Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Adam and Max's Astoria

Astoria is a friendly, comfortable, and affordable place to live, but above all else, it's a place to eat. The fare probably isn't what you grew up with, but it doesn't take long to start eating like a true blue Greek/Italian/Egyptian/Serbian/Latin American/who knows what else. Seriously, the amount of ethnic food here is staggering. Go forth with a sense of adventure and you'll be richly rewarded with a polyglot dining scene growing in every direction at once. More

A Sandwich a Day: BZ Grill's Gyro, Astoria

If you live in Astoria, you are no doubt familiar with BZ Grill. If you are not familiar, let this be an introduction to one of the best sandwiches in the city. BZ Grill's pork gyros are made from actual cuts of marinated pork—not one of those rotating logs of mystery meat. The cuts are placed overnight in a mixture of Greek spices before being stacked on a spit in the morning and loaded into the gyro cooker for their slow-motion merry-go-round ride. More

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