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June 2018

Mochi and Pastries by Day, Cocktails by Night in the West Village

2018-06-14T15:12:47+00:00

By Florence Fabricant Headliner LA MAISON DE MAKOTO This dessert shop and lounge, LMDM for short, was announced with some fanfare last fall as Philippe Conticini, the Parisian chef and baker, was to be involved. No more. The owners, Andrea Rodrik, a 21-year-old Swiss-Turkish entrepreneur who has strong opinions about fine baked goods, and the consultant Omar [...]

Mochi and Pastries by Day, Cocktails by Night in the West Village 2018-06-14T15:12:47+00:00

New York City Jazz History

2018-06-01T16:14:06+00:00

If New Orleans is credited with being the birthplace of jazz, the "Windy City" with further spreading it throughout America, then we can safely say that New York is responsible for refining it and making it a worldwide recognized musical genre and phenomenon. New York City is still considered the capital of the jazz, with [...]

New York City Jazz History 2018-06-01T16:14:06+00:00

May 2018

Most famous Kaufman Astoria Studios Movies

2018-05-23T16:47:28+00:00

With a history spanning almost 100 years, The Kaufman Astoria Studios has been part of some of the most brilliant and famous projects in the film industry. It rose to prominence while it was home to Paramount Pictures during the silent era of filmmaking in the twenties, and it still represents an important establishment for [...]

Most famous Kaufman Astoria Studios Movies 2018-05-23T16:47:28+00:00

Simotas, Maloney Celebrate Women’s History

2018-06-14T15:05:27+00:00

By Queens Gazette On Friday, May 11, New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas and Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney hosted their annual luncheon to celebrate Women’s History and to honor three exceptional local women for their commitment to community service. The celebration, which was held at George’s restaurant at Kaufman Astoria Studios, was attended [...]

Simotas, Maloney Celebrate Women’s History 2018-06-14T15:05:27+00:00

Lonely Planet Review of George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studios

2018-05-15T11:41:02+00:00

By Lonely Planet Our Review Secreted away inside the Kaufman Astoria Studios, this classy dining room and bar serves up high-end comfort fare (short ribs stroganoff, fried chicken with baby bok choy, crab cakes). If you're not up for a meal, however, it's worthwhile stopping by the bar to soak up the 1920s atmosphere, while lingering [...]

Lonely Planet Review of George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studios 2018-05-15T11:41:02+00:00

Visit the Ghosts of W.C. Fields & Rudolph Valentino – George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studios

2018-05-15T11:36:54+00:00

By NYC The Official Guide The ghosts of W.C. Fields, Lillian Gish, and Rudolph Valentino inhabit Kaufman Astoria Studios - if you believe in such things. The massive facility was a center of production during the silent-film era and churned out propaganda reels during World War II when the military bought it. Since the 1970s, [...]

Visit the Ghosts of W.C. Fields & Rudolph Valentino – George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studios 2018-05-15T11:36:54+00:00

George’s – Featured in Restaurant of the Week

2018-05-03T14:25:37+00:00

By the Gazette George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studio was reinvented on March 20th to stellar reviews from its many fans and this writer as well. Formerly the Astor Room, “George’s” tips its hat to the recently deceased George S. Kaufman, who founded Kaufman Astoria Studio, where stars such as W.C. Fields, Rudolph Valentino, and the [...]

George’s – Featured in Restaurant of the Week 2018-05-03T14:25:37+00:00

April 2018

Movie-Themed Eatery Reopens in Queens

2018-04-26T17:00:22+00:00

By the New York Post - The original Paramount Pictures commissary space in Queens is back in business — as an eatery that pays homage to the silver-screen stars who once dined here. George’s, in Astoria, has just opened at 35-11 35th Ave. in a revamped space that formerly housed The Astor Room. Decades earlier in [...]

Movie-Themed Eatery Reopens in Queens 2018-04-26T17:00:22+00:00

Restaurant openings in NYC: George’s

2018-04-26T17:00:36+00:00

By amNEWYORK: George's The Astor Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios, which closed for renovations, has reopened with a new interior, menu, and identity. Its new name is a tribute to the late George Kaufman, the movie studio's former chairman, who died in late February. The transformed restaurant pays homage to movie stars who frequented the [...]

Restaurant openings in NYC: George’s 2018-04-26T17:00:36+00:00

Old Hollywood-Themed Restaurant Now Open With Live Jazz

2018-04-26T17:00:42+00:00

By EATER - The Astor Room flips into George’s The Astor Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios, which closed for renovations, reopens today with a new interior, menu, and name. Now called George’s, the restaurant is a tribute to Kaufman Astoria Studios’ former chairman George Kaufman, who died earlier this year. Several East Coast productions, like Orange [...]

Old Hollywood-Themed Restaurant Now Open With Live Jazz 2018-04-26T17:00:42+00:00
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