November 17, 2016

Restaurant of the Week: The Astor Room

via Queens Gazette

Escape the madness and uncertainty of the modern day with a visit to The Astor Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios with its Golden Age beauty. The fabled Astor Room originally opened in 1920 as the “commissary” for stars such as W.C. Fields, Gloria Swanson, and the Marx Brothers in between takes in the movie studio. Today, hit shows including “Orange is the New Black” and “Shades of Blue” are recorded here. Recent renovations and a change of management have restored The Astor Room to its golden sheen, making it a ‘must go’ for everyone interested in a unique dining experience.

Embark on a culinary and historic journey while you dine like a star. What’s more, there’s live music every night and we were treated to Michael Mott and his very talented friends on a recent Wednesday evening. Where, this close to home, can you indulge in a great meal, with live music and great service in a charming setting?

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