Long Island City restaurants: Best bets for brunch, barbecue, more

At the southwesternmost corner of Queens, Long Island City boasts proximity to midtown Manhattan, East River views and enough growth in recent years to see an influx of people – and the places they want to eat.

So hop on any number of trains and find an array of new favorite restaurants, from a French cafe to your new favorite brunch spot.

Diana Colapietro