This place was recommended by a co-worker. Came here with 5 people. It's a small place. Luckily we were able to get seats. Service was excellent and the people were really friendly. We were seated but were waiting for one more friend and they didn't rush us to order or what not.
We tried their Brunch Panini menu. In summary, it was awesome. This is definitely a hidden gem of a place in Astoria. I loved the creative names for the paninis!!
From what I remember, we ordered "The Big Booty", "Cheese Us Christo", and "The Fun Guy".
Overall, the portions were excellent. You definitely get enough. Was stuffed afterwards. I however thought that all the paninis were over buttered.
For the Big Booty, the bread was toasted perfectly, didn't see one burnt coloring on the bread. Every ingredient complemented each other. I liked the spicy mayo. Added flavor to the hash and eggs. I would definitely recommend this.
The Cheese Us Christo, I would recommend this for cheese lovers. The farmhouse blue was too strong for my taste. To me, it was the strongest cheese out of the 3.
As for the Fun Guy, I think they need something to cut down the earthiness from the mushrooms. They give you a lot of mushrooms. I think they should add some spice to this dish and something raw vegetables.
One added thing, the place is nice and cozy. Kept us nice and warm while it was cold and raining outside.
I would come here again.
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