Gallery: The Queens Kickshaw: Astoria Gets a New Coffee Shop Designed U...

The Kickshaw, derived from the French word quelque-chose meaning a tidbit or delicacy, has a minimalistic design incorporating exposed wires, pipes, and a time-honored brick wall. A 20-seat communal table is a "world mix" made from at least 15 types of hardwood shipping pallets from around the world. As a nod to the community, Sandler describes it as being “as diverse as the people it will bring to it.”

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