Enjoy Puerto Rican-Thai fusion cuisine, amazing seafood
and more at LIC Flea and Astoria Flea in June
The LIC Flea & Food
market will be up
and running again
the weekend of
June 9 to 10 on the
Long Island City
weekends later, June 23 to
24, the Astoria Flea & Food
market also returns to the
Kaufman Astoria Studios.
Both weekends, you’ll find a carefully curated
mix of artisan, global food, local craft beer and
vintage items. The market welcomes back mainstays
such Don Ceviche, Down East Lobstah, Antojitos
Charlie and Empanada Papa.
Don Ceviche offers a delicious taste of Peru
made fresh on site. If you’re craving a lobster roll
– warm or cold – Gina from Down East will make
you one of the best outside of Maine. At Antojitos
Charlie, you can choose from their amazing
array of traditional Mexican cuisine, and Empanada
Papa has mouthwatering chicken, beef and
cheese empanadas for sale.
New to the market this year is Believe Me I Can
Cook, bringing a unique fusion of Puerto Rican and
Thai food. Will’s beans are delicious with white rice
and chicken satay.
San Antonio’s Wood Fired Pizza will also be making
their artisanal pizzas made with fresh mozzarella right
in front of you.
If you’re in the mood for something sweet, stop by
Delicacy Brigadeiros Craft for authentic Brazilian “brigadeiros”
truffles, which are exclusive to the LIC &
Astoria Flea & Food markets. Brigadeiro (known here
in the U.S. as Brazilian truffles) is Brazilian’s most traditional
sweet treat, originally made with condensed
milk, chocolate and butter.
Vegans can also enjoy Vega’n Sweets, a vegan
company based in NYC with a goal of making the
best-tasting product imaginable. Being vegan
themselves, the employees at Vega’n Sweets
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make goodies that will truly
satisfy your sweet cravings.
Ready for some shopping?
Vivian Jewelry carefully handcrafts
her delicate jewelry
and has an amazing collection
of earrings, necklaces,
bracelets and sets. Sherpa
Village brings traditional
wares from Nepal, and at
Portmanteau NY, you will find a
thoughtfully curated collection of colorful, quirky
and well-designed pieces from the last century
Also returning to the markets is the all-Queens Beer
Garden, where you can kick back and enjoy locally
produced craft beer.
Don’t forget to the date for the Wine & Sweets Festival
returning on July 7 to 8! Tickets start at just $29
and are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/
LIC Flea & Food is located at 5-25 46th Ave.at the
corner of 46th Avenue and Fifth Street and will be
open open Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10, from
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Astoria Flea & Food is located at 34-12 36th St. in
Astoria will be open Saturday, June 23, from 6 p.m. to
midnight and Sunday, June 24, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information, visit licflea.com.
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