Dazies Restaurant, a Sunnyside landmark that offers up-market Italian cuisine, was closed by the New York City health department on November 30. The department, in a report listed on its website, cited “evidence of mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas” as the cause. Lily Gavin, the well known owner of Dazies, expressed disappointment Read More »
Vincent Renda, the chairman of the Sunnyside Woodside Boys & Girls Club, set the mood for the group’s “Dancing with the Stars” fundraiser on Saturday night when he talked about this neighborhood’s heroes. “Heroes span the generations in Woodside and Sunnyside—from Corporal Thomas Noonan, who died in Vietnam and won the Medal of Honor to Michael Read More »
The New York City Health Department has released its reports that led to the closing of two of Sunnyside’s better-known restaurants — namely Dazies and Skillman’s Famous Pizza & Coffee Shop. The reports, which are available by clicking on each restaurant’s name on this page, are very different. Dazies’ violations appear to be quite minor, dealing with the temporature that Read More »
In the 1990s, Brendan Fay attempted to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade along Fifth Ave. under a gay and lesbian group banner. Fay, who is gay, was greeted to a very cool reception. The police pounced, the handcuffs were slapped on and he got the message: not wanted. So Fay, along with Read More »
In less than 24hrs since Dazies was abruptly shut by the Health Dept., the prestigious Italian restaurant has reopened. The violation must have been minor, since restaurants with serious violations are typically shut down for an extended period of time. The city has not explained what the reason was for its action. One reader said: “it was Read More »
Dazies, a Sunnyside landmark that offers upmarket Italian cuisine, was closed by the New York City health department today. The city has not yet posted on its website the details leading to this action.
Queens Restaurant Week starts next Monday. About 80 restaurants in Queens are taking part, offering discounted meals through October 15. A three-course menu, for example, will cost $25. The list of 80 are to be found at: www.discoverqueens.info It is interesting to note, that the only local restaurant on the list is Dazies, a great Italian Read More »
Dazies Brings in 2011 with Special Menu 39-41 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside, NY 11104 39-41 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside, NY 11104 http://www.daziesrestaurant.com/menu.html This Italian restaurant is one of the finest in Sunnyside.