Press

 

Gothamist / The 12 Best Brunch Spots in NYC / October 2013

The New York Times / For a Father-Daughter Date, Black Truffles / January 2013

 "In the shadow of the shimmering Citigroup Tower in Long Island City, Queens, number crunchers, artists and city employees duck into LIC Market for a casual meal..." LIZ ROBBINS 

ABC 7 Eyewitness News / Neighborhood Eats: LIC Market / July 2012

Edible Queens LIC Market Celebrates Its Second Birthday / July 2012

 "To mark the occasion Chef Alex Schindler is holding a pig roast and clam bake all weekend. Schindler had marinated the pigs in salsa verde—a paste of parsley, garlic, salt, onions, olive oil, and lemon zest—for two and a half days." JOE DISTEFANO

TimeOut New York / New York Neighborhoods: A Day in Long Island City / September 2011

"The space features whitewashed exposed- brick walls and a menu that incorporates produce from the Farm at Miller’s Crossing in Hudson, New York. Start with the pleasantly bitter endive salad with grana padano cheese ($7), and then sample chef Alex Schindler’s spicy spaghetti, with roasted corn and jalapeños ($11)."

New York Magazine / CRITIC'S PICK LIC Market / September 2011

"Alex Schindler banishes lunch and dinnertime doldrums with this neighborhood restaurant of high quality and low pretense..."

The New York Times / Over the Queensboro, to Nosh / May 2011

"The restaurant that wins the wish-it-was-in-my-neighborhood award: LIC Market, with its whitewashed room, understated but friendly servers and equally understated, high-quality food. Mr. Schindler’s cooking is like dinner at home in an aspirational universe..." JULIA MOSKIN

Serious Eats: NY / Date Night: LIC Market / May 2011

"In fact, with its emphasis on seasonality and the DIY decor, this New American restaurant feels as if a bit of Brooklyn has been plopped into the center of Long Island City...the vegetables' freshness had us wondering whether the restaurant wasn't hiding a garden somewhere." JESSICA ALLEN AND GARRETT ZIEGLER

We Heart New York / LIC Market / March 2011

"LIC Market in Long Island City combines eating and shopping, with a small stand at the front selling local jams, pickles, and such... a light, airy space and delicate, lovely centerpieces counterbalancing the rough-hewn tables."

BoroMagazine / Welcome to the Neighborhood: New Restaurants in LIC and Astoria / January 2011

"Schindler at LIC Market is another chef who takes the sustainability credo to heart." ALIA AKKAM

The Queens Courier / LIC Market - A Taste of Home / December 2010

"As soon as you walk [into LIC Market], you can’t help but relax your shoulders and exhale – for inside lies a warm, comfortable eatery, offering a much-needed respite from busy work life." JUDITH KLEIN RICH

BoroMagazine / LIC Market: An Organic Cafe in Long Island City / November 2010

"LIC Market’s food is made and distributed in Queens, by people who live here. We are proud to recommend LIC Market, a great place for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and eventually dinner." JULIAN LESSER

The Foodista / LIC Market - Nifty General Store and Seasonal Eatery Rolled into One / October 2010

"...the front serves as a general store, showcasing a variety of specialty food products for sale such as pickled veggies, tapenade, marmalade, spices and more."

Grits in the City / solid american fare at lic market / October 2010

"Excellent addition to the neighborhood dining selection. If it says anything, my visits were actually two days in a row." LARA RUTH

The New York Times / Food Stuff - New in Queens: LIC Market / July 2010

"The shelves in front are filled with packaged foods. Many of these come from Mr. Schindler’s restaurant kitchen, including delectably sweet-sour pickled baby carrots, fresh-tasting chunky tomato sauce, dense fig jam and earthy black olive tapenade." FLORENCE FABRICANT