Astoria Resident Opens Italian Restaurant With Focus on Neo-Neapolitan Pizzas

Nov 10, 2022 536

BY: Max Murray

A new restaurant that features neo-Neapolitan pizzas opened in Astoria Wednesday. Figlia, which is located at 23-02 31st Street, is owned by Astoria resident and restauranter Riccardo Dardha and offers a menu of neo-Neapolitan pizzas from a custom-built pizza oven, along with antipasti and housemade pastas.

The restaurant is Dardha’s first in Astoria and will highlight local purveyors such as Astoria Seafood, International Meat Market, Murray’s Cheese and Pain d’Avignon in LIC, as well as Earth & Me, a zero-waste home and personal care products store in Astoria. Dardha owns a restaurant in Manhattan called Bread & Tulips, located at 365 Park Avenue South, which specializes in rustic Italian cuisine.

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