The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene
BloggersPeter Gianotti Erica Marcus Joan Reminick Marjorie Robins
Wednesday evening is Chicken Night at Snaps American Bistro in Wantagh. For $5 you get four pieces of fried chicken (breast, wing, leg, thigh). Sides are also $5, so you can put together a very economical dinner.
I wish I had enjoyed my bird more, but it tasted more sweet than chicken-y. Snaps’ chef-owner Scott Bradley told me that he added brown sugar to the seasoned flour mixture into which...Read more »
In this week’s Newsday, Joan Reminick cracks open Thai Coconut, “a simply but tastefully appointed little restaurant just steps from the LIRR station in Wantagh. Hop off the train and within minutes, you can be communing with a bowl of sour-spicy tom yum goong that's rife with plump shrimp.”
Peter Gianotti reviews Il Luogo, the new Italian spot in Lynbrook whose “executive chef, Marco Jara,...Read more »
The month-old Thai Coconut in Wantagh was nearly full the afternoon I stopped in. A well-priced lunch menu ($6.95 to $9.95) was apparently drawing a hungry clientele to this snug little spot near the LIRR station.
The midday deal here is a bit unusual. Included in the price is a choice of canned soda, bottled water or a quartet of mini spring rolls. In the future, I'd opt for the liquids,...Read more »
If you're willing to go beyond corned beef and cabbage this Sunday, Thom Thom in Wantagh broadens the St. Patrick's Day choices.
Cost: $24.95 per person, plus tax and tip. The brunch buffet goes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
In addition to the standard, Thom Thom's Sunday buffet will include shepherd's pie and filet mignon satay, kung pao calamari and teriyaki salmon.
There will be a...Read more »