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Strand Smokehouse Reopens After Being Shut Down for Barring Inspector

The eatery's owner had his permits suspended for 20 days for blocking a Health Department inspector.

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The Strand Smokehouse Closed for 20 Days After Owner Blocks Inspector

The BBQ joint's owner said he's frustrated with the city's health inspection and letter-grading system.

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New Smokehouse in Astoria To Feature Communal Tables and Live Country Music

The Strand, a new smokehouse, is scheduled to open this weekend in Astoria.