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6-Restaurants in Woodside
Donovan's Pub-Class 4-3 Kasey and Stephanie researched
Donovan's Pub is located in Woodside, New York, on Roosevelt Ave. The restaurant is open from 11 am to 4 am, although, the pub stays open all day. Donovan's does not take credit cards, they only accept cash. They are handicap accessible. Donovan's serves a cuisine of Italian, Irish, and American foods. Donovan's is famous for their hamburgers. They have the #1 hamburger out of 100 restaurants in all of the 5 boroughs. They are very satisfying! They sell great Shepard's pie, which is also the best Shepard's pie in the 5 boroughs. Their french fries are also a great side dish for any meal. If you're looking for an appetizer, ask Donovan's for some broiled scallops or some zucchini sticks. Maybe you would want some lasagna for your dinner. The list goes on! If you go to Donovan's, pick some of their selected items for a great meal. Donovan's is a NYC landmark and a great place to eat. So if you want a 5 star meal, call
, and Donovan's Pub will get you what you want.
Sripraphai is a delicious Thai restaurant. It is located at 64-13 39th Avenue, Woodside NY. The phone number is
. Prices are reasonable (under $10.00). The closest train near the restaurant is the # 7 train on 61st Street. Sripraphai's curries are more like soups than stews except for the Panang. The Panang curry is a thick coconut milk paste with basil and cilantro. The Pad Thai- noodles have shrimp, bean curd, and egg. Fried egg dominates, and tiny shrimp, possibly pickled, are sprinkled throughout. The BBQ appetizers/ salads are recommended. These are intense salads, loaded with red onions, peppers, chilies, grilled meats, and vinegar. This has become a destination for "foodies". This is an amazing neighborhood restaurant. Woodside is also a home to the cities most popular Thai, Fillipino, Colombian, and Ecuadorian restaurants.
Darren from class 4-3 found research on KFC
The history of KFC is 50 years old. The KFC famous recipes come from Louisville, Kentucky. Many KFC owners wanted a copy of the recipe. KFC sells popcorn chicken, twisters, snackers, coleslaw, chicken strips, hamburgers, sandwich buffalo wings, and desserts. In the summer of 2006, they introduced a famous bowl. It is full of mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, popcorn chicken, rice, and cheese. The first KFC restaurant was in South Salt Lake City. KFC was found by Harlan Sanders.
This is the local address of KFC 57-17 Queens Blvd Woodside, NY 11377 You can contact them at:
Daniel from class 4-3 researched White Castle
White Castle is the oldest American hamburger fast food restaurant chain. Its hamburgers are called "sliders". The hamburgers were priced at five cents until the 1940's. The company was founded in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas. The Chicago Water Tower which stands on Michigan Avenue, is said to be the model for the classic building. White Castle Building No. 8, built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936, was an example of the chain's prefabricated porcelain buildings. Every year for Valentine's Day, White Castle offers to reserve a candle lit table for two, complete with a server. In 2003, White Castle unveiled a new logo and has been promoting the slogan "What You Crave" since 1994. Food from White Castle has long been considered to be a part of late night snacker culture. In 1921, Walter A. Anderson and E.W. Ingram founded White Castle in Wichita, Kansas. It is the oldest hamburger chain.
Chris from class 4-3 researched- The History of McDonalds
McDonalds is found in over 1,120 countries or territories. McDonalds serves about 54 million customers each day. McDonalds was founded on May 15, 1940 in San Bernardino, California by Dick and Mac Mcdonald. Ray Kroc purchased it from them. In 1963 they reached over 1 million dollars. There are over 50,000 Mc Donald's in the world. In 1975 the first drive thru was opened in Sierra Ista, Arizonia. Montpelier, Vermont is the only capital without a McDonald's. The McDonald's head- quarters are in Oak Brook, Illinois. In 1982, Geoffery Guiliano a.k.a. Ronald McDonald joined McDonalds.
Burger King [BK] is actually owned [franchised] by Hungry Jack, which has more than 300 restaurants in Australia. BK was originally called "Insta Burger King'" and it was opened on December 4, 1954 in a suburb in Miami, Florida by James Mc'Laren and David Edgarton who graduated from Cornell University, but Burger King was all over the United kingdom. Then in December of 2002 Diageo purchased the company for over 1.5 billion dollars. Now Burger King is still dominating other fast food restaurants. Burger King's fast food chain is all over the world! Burger King's top competitors are McDonalds and Wendy's.
Kevin from class 4-3 found info about Arbys
In early 2006, ARG signed a contract with Pepsi to be their exclusive soft drink provider. When franchisees' contracts expire with Coca-Cola, they will be required to switch to Pepsi-Cola. Arby's was found by Forrest and Leroy Raffel. In Febuary of 2006, Arby's became the first national fast food chain to claim to not use any artificial additives in its chicken products. Along with this claim came an advertising campain that criticizes Wendy's, McDonald's, and Burger King for their use of additives such as water, salt, and phosphates in thier chicken products. The most calories in a breakfast meal is the Sausage Gravy Biscuit with 961 calories. Their healthy dessert is a Chocolate Chip Cookie with 202 calories and only 10 grams of fat. Arby's and its franchisees added 220 stores in 1998 and they now have a new goal.
Cuckoo's Nest- Christian from class 4-6 found a Mexican Restaurant in our neighborhood.
Listed as "Best Mexican Restaurant" 10 years in a row by Connecticut Magazine. Here are some fabulous foods from this restaurant which has Mexican Cajun, Creole, Cuisine. For example, the Monterrey has lettuce, tomato, garbanzo beans and shredded cheese and for a little extra money you can have it with grilled Cajun chicken or with skewered shrimp. Another specialty item is Ensalada Fajita which includes Romaine lettuce with grilled steak or chicken, fajita vegetables, guacamole, sour cream, and cheese, served in a fried flour tortilla bowl. Another item would be this great soup called Gazpacho. It is a cold and spicy tomato base with cucumbers.
Adding to the population are many Hispanic-Americans from Columbia, Ecuador and the Dominican Republic.
Class 4-1 Denise T found out about Izalco
This is a Latin American restaurant. It is located on 64-05 Roosevelt Ave., Queens, NY 11377 near 64th Street. This restaurant is designed with a village house- white stucco, corrugated roofs, small square windows-maps and toy trucks mounted on the walls. Its recommended dishes are Tamales de elote (with ham) for $2.60 and Carne asada for $14.50. The Carne asada contains cuts of flank steak with sides of rice, refried beans, plantains, and tortillas. Their small dishes are pupusas, enchiladas, and steamy tamales. On Mon.- Tue. and Thu. it is open noon-9 pm; Fri-Sat, it is open Noon -11pm; Sunday, it is open noon-10pm. Wed., it is closed.
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