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BY ANGELA MATUA
The beloved New Orleans-inspired Sugar Freak officially
reopened in Astoria on June 26.
The restaurant, previously located at 36-18 30th Ave.,
closed in February when owner Michele Addeo and res-taurateur
James Paloumbis announced it would reopen
at 37-11 30th Ave. The new space previously housed the
Now, Sugar Freak will open at the bigger space and
retain the “authentic, homegrown feel,” including the
vintage plates on the walls and the tin ceiling.
“Everything is upcycled, recycled and repurposed,” a
spokesperson for the restaurant said.
In addition to its old menu, the restaurant will now
offer new seafood boils, waffle tacos and Beignet Eggs
Benedict. Freshly baked cakes and pies will be added
to the dessert menu along with the deep-fried banana
pudding and traditional dump cake.
To make the ordering process smoother, customers will now
order their meals at the counter before taking a seat. Sugar
Freak will also offer delivery service, catering and lunch service.
If you’re interesting in working at the restaurant as a
bartender, cook, server or working the counter, email your
resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.