‘New American’ restaurant to open on Queens Blvd

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  1. local

    Wow, this looks great! What a nice-looking storefront, too.

    I love the small plate idea, but Daniel, if you’re reading: Please be vegetarian-friendly! May as well make it a place for as many people as possible.

    I look forward to seeing the menu and can’t wait for this to open. Welcome to the neighborhood!

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  2. Roger_the_Shrubber

    Salt and Fat – love the name. The food fascists will hate it.

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  3. Queens Crapper

    Bloomberg might have a stroke if he sees this.

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  4. Sunny Blue

    I prefer pepper and gristle.

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  5. Lily

    Salt and Fat—sounds like my kind of place!

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  6. Krissi

    Looks cute! Can’t wait to try it.

    I’m hoping there will be a cute wine/martini bar?? Getting a bit sick of pubs… and I’d also like to try something different from Claret and Bliss!

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  7. Lily

    Well, Cafe Marlene has a decent-sized wine list, and they’ve extended their hours later since getting their liquor license. (I’m just speaking on size of the wine list, not quality. I’m a two-buck-chuck kinda gal.)

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  8. raquel

    Bloomberg will try to change the name to “Transfat”!

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  9. sunnysider

    I hope this new restaurant, other than having small plates, has reasonable prices as well, plus good service. We also need someone to go in there and be a food critic to check this place out. How about this web site going back in there and doing us a favor by sampling the food plus you can put this place on the map as well so the rest of our town will eat there as well. This will be a great addition to restaurant week which is usually in the spring. Sunnyside post thanks for this update.

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  10. nobody

    nice. glad to see some new businesses opening on the boulevard.

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  11. JYK

    Wow, I cant believe Chef Daniel Yi is coming. I’ve tasted his food before and its pretty solid stuff.
    I hope it really does open in early March though.

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  12. AWK

    Tasted and devoured food prepared by Chef Daniel Yi at restaurants he previously cooked at. I’m a big fan of his style and taste. Definitely looking forward to checking out the new restaurant.

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  13. Chickety

    OMG DANIEL YI IS COMING TO SUNNYSIDE?!?!
    AM I DREAMING? HIS FOOD IS BOMB!!! YESSSSSSSSS!!!!!!

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  14. Jay Ahn

    I heard some rumors about Chef Daniel Yi. Memorable and modern. Looking forward to it and best of luck to you.

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  15. Erin

    so excited for this! i live less than a block away, and am just hoping it comes with a liquor license!

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  16. Charles B.

    Love the name, but why the small plates? If I’m going to eat salt and fat, I wanna eat a big plate…

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  17. Abi

    Yes and GLUTEN FREE !! Dessert especially :)

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  18. Jared

    I’ll def. be checking this place out and giving folks the 4-1-1.

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  19. Ed

    Small plates sounds great!

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  20. Genki

    The previous place – very good Korean food. Didn’t have a liquor license.

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