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Hungry for Something New? The 10 Best New Restaurants in America

Tired of the same ol' same ol'? You're in luck. Food & Wine just announced its 2019 list of Best New Restaurants and chances are, at least one of them is within striking distance. The list, which...

La Mesa, Massapequa

by Gastronomos 5 days ago

https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/restaurants/la-mesa-massapequa-1.39154074 Our very own, the Fabulous Erica Marcus, has a nice write up on a place I find worth a mention here. When you do go, ...

Long Island diner

by Gastronomos 4 years ago

At dinner last night... at the diner... I was served a side monkey dish of lukewarm broccoli. I tried to add the ice cold butter from the little packet to the broccoli, but it wouldn't melt. I add...

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BBQ on the Island

by Gastronomos 2 years ago

After a couple of really, really bad meals at two local (local to me that is) bbq type joints, I am still convinced that this Islands inhabitants do not know how to make and serve bbq. At all. I...

Having breakfast on Long Island

by Scott_R 9 years ago

About once a week, I go out for breakfast. For me this means more than scrambled eggs on a roll or a donut. I like to find interesting creations that I can sit and relax with (and I don't have muc...

My last breakfast at Orlando's Hampton Bays!!

by Motosport 6 years ago

In the past I have praised Orlando's for its great breakfast offerings. Sad to say the food is amazing but the "attitude" has gotten worse. It is totally rude and unbearable. The last time we we...

16th Birthday Dinner

by ericaadenman 19 days ago

Does anyone have a suggestion for a cool place to take my 16 year and 10 of her friends in Long Island---Nassau or Western Suffolk? Some place with a cool vibe!

Seafood Breakfast

by Gastronomos 20 days ago

Chowhounds, I'm in search of seafood served at breakfast. A seafood omelet or any other preparation will suffice. Anywhere in Nassau County or Western Suffolk. All recommendations are Highly...

Lunch options

by Gastronomos 4 years ago

I've been looking to hit up Jackson's in Commack for lunch, but a co-worker has suggested Suburban Eats in Melville. I don't want to upset my co-worker, but if asked, what would YOU choose? (I ca...

Nassau County

by jnjn 7 years ago

At the risk of offending, and sincere aplogies if that is the case, I'd like to go on record and say that among nassau county, the 5 boroughs and westchester county, that nassau county, by a ...

Tacos, Dirty Tacos

by Gastronomos 2 months ago

I visited once back in February during a snowstorm. It was at the Wantagh location. I figured at the time that we could score a table without a wait during the snowstorm. We rolled up to a busy r...

Route One serves family-style Italian in Larchmont...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

Get ready for the big plates! Just opened: Route One Family Style Italian Restaurant on Boston Post Road in Larchmont. It is in the same space that operated for many years as La Riserva. There have...

Sage Bistro says goodbye

by Gastronomos 3 months ago

Sage Bistro in Bellmore has a strange way of communicating. They say "goodbye" on social media, while at the same time say they are open, or closed, for renovations, and comments by unidentified po...

Since 1963 on Long Island

by Gastronomos 3 months ago

Lots of talk about fine dining and restaurants opening and restaurants closing so here's a place that stands true since 1963: https://www.allamericanhamburgerli.com/ It's an institution. ...

Jewel gets bought and sold

by Gastronomos 3 months ago

Tom Schaudel sells his crown Jewel. https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/restaurants/tom-schaudel-jewel-melville-anthony-scotto-1.36407600 Tom Schaudel states, “between Yelp and Facebook and try...

Cotton Candy Towers

by sgny 3 months ago

Does anybody know of any places that make cotton candy towers for purchase on Long Island. Interested for my kid’s birthday party. Thanks.

Syrian food in great neck

by KosherKing 4 years ago

Suggestions for takeout Syrian food for Shabbos? Preferably in the great neck area.

Food media on Long Island

by Gastronomos 4 months ago

With the news of FiOs1News being shuttered as of 12:01 a.m. on November 16, 2019, locals will be left now only with Altice's News 12. Restaurant Hunter will be gone. Some amazing hard-working pe...

Briermere Pies?

by Motosport 3 months ago

I was yearning for a nice Lemon Meringue pie yesterday so I went to my go to spot, Modern Snack Bar, but they were closed on Mondays. I hit Briermere and found what looked like a nice Lemon Meri...

North Fork Shack (Southold, LI)

by Scott_R 3 months ago

I was out on the NoFo today (a Wednesday) and after some of my usual stops (Village Cheese, Catapano, etc.) I went to North Fork Roasting for lunch. Except that I discovered they've greatly limited...