Gothamist Names Queens Comfort one of the eight best mac & cheeses in NYC!

mac & cheese, courtesy of YELP

mac & cheese, courtesy of Yelp

Excerpt from Gothamist:

QUEENS COMFORT Good luck getting a table for brunch at this Astoria den of carbs and cheese, but things are usually a little quieter for dinnertime, where they offer two flavors of equally decadent mac & cheese. Carnivores can opt for the Bacon Scallion version ($14), a rich mixture of bechamel fortified with cheddar, fontina and parmesan cheeses, with nubs of salty bacon and zippy green onions in each bite.

For vegetarians, Truffle Mushroom ($16) with fontina, cheddar and a funky flavor that will bar post-meal makeouts for at least a few hours. If you do get in during weekend daylight hours, do not miss the deep fried mac & cheese known as Atomic Fire Balls ($8). For extra lily gilding, they’re served with a side of ranch for dipping.

Queens Comfort is located at 4009 30th Avenue between Steinway and 41st Streets in Astoria, Queens (718-728-2350,

Queens Comfort is closed tonight as we battle for title of best fried chicken at New York City Wine and Food Festival


QC Family! We’re closed tonight. We’re jumping into the steel cage to battle TALDE, Federal Donuts, and Root&Bone, to name a few, which will determine who makes the best fried chicken. Whoopi Goldberg is judge. This is part of New York City Wine and Food Festival

Queens Comfort is closed today!

NYCWFFWe gotta close shop today to prepare for New York City Wine and Food Festival. What does that mean? It means QC is chill’n at Loeb Boathouse, Central Park at East, with Whoopi Goldberg, Lee Schrager, Federal Donuts, and The Dead Rabbit, to name a few. We will reopen tomorrow at 12 noon.