Wrap It Up
Mmm … That’s A Wrap
38-01 30th Ave., Astoria
CREDIT CARD: Yes, all major
The best part about living in Queens is the variety of food available, either to go have a nice dinner out or to have one delivered for a quiet evening in. One night while searching for something different that the usual take out – pizza, Chinese, you know the drill – I discovered Mmm… That’s A Wrap. The family-owned establishment, with three locations in Queens offers gourmet wraps, shakes and quesadillas.
Ordering from a new place, however, offers up some challenges. The most important challenge is deciding what to order when everything looks good. It’s a problem most foodies would enjoy having and Mmm… That’s A Wrap certainly fits the bill.
I wavered first between a Panini or a quesadilla between finally settling on having the titular wrap. Of course that doesn’t really narrow down the options, as the menu offers more than 20 different wraps. I finally settled on the “El Burrito Loco,” which came filled with both chicken and steak, brown rice, beans, hot sauce, sour cream and melted jack and cheddar cheeses.
The menu describes the “Loco” as jam-packed, and they weren’t kidding. Filled to the brim with ingredients, the wrap was the perfect choice for an empty stomach. Since the first time I ordered it, it’s become a delivery favorite.
On our most recent order from Mmm … That’s A Wrap, my girlfriend ordered the Bistro Panini, filled with hot roast beef, sautéed onions, cheddar cheese and a zesty bistro sauce. As soon as I opened it to pass it along to her, I was jealous. The Panini looked and smelled fantastic and as she devoured the sandwich, I made a note to order one for myself.
The heaping portions don’t stop with the main dishes. For dessert, we each tried the chocolate peanut butter oatmeal. As I love all three ingredients there, I figured it would be a can’t-miss proposition. I definitely made the right choice. As a bonus, I was able to put half the mixture away for dessert the next night, too.
While we ordered from the Astoria location listed above, Mmm… That’s A Wrap can also be found in Howard Beach (163-12 Cross Bay Blvd.) and Bayside (45-25 Bell Blvd.).
- Steven J. Ferrari