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Peter M. Gianotti is Newsday's restaurant critic and wine-and-spirits columnist. He's the author of "A Guide to Long Island Wine Country," "Newsday's Guide to the Wines of Long Island," "Dining Out with Newsday" and co-author of "Newsday's Long Island Restaurant Guide" and "Eats NYC." Before reviewing restaurants, Gianotti was a Washington correspondent, economics writer, book critic and New York City reporter. Gianotti received his master's degree from Columbia University, where he also was a Bagehot Fellow; and his bachelor's degree from Fordham University, where he has taught journalism. He was born in Brooklyn, raised in Queens and lives on Long Island.
Justin Finney, a veteran of Nick & Toni's, is now co-chef at Rowdy Hall in East Hampton. He joins chef Ed Lightcap, who has been at the bistro-pub hybrid for 12 years.
The restaurant also is introducing a new snack menu. The additions include chipotle-deviled eggs, steamed pork buns, smoked pork sliders, candied bacon with blue cheese dressing, crisp eggplant fries, grilled andouille sausage,...Read more »