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BeSi Pizzeria, Bethpage: closed

A Margherita pizza at Besi Pizzeria

(Credit: Joan Reminick)

Add BeSi Pizzeria in Bethpage to the list of 2012 closings.  Chances are good you never ate at the casual Italian eatery. Chances are also good you never saw it. Situated behind H.R. Singleton’s  (on the corner of Hempstead Turnpike and Hicksville Road) in Bethpage, BeSi was well-hidden from street view. A shame, since its bright, puffy-crusted Margherita pizza was worth seeking out....

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Farewell to these restaurants

Elio Sobrero closed his Cafe Capriccio, at the

(Credit: Alessandro Vecchi)

While 2012 saw the birth of so many exciting new restaurants, it has also had its share of losses. The following list doesn’t touch on those restaurants sidelined by superstorm Sandy, since some may be returning. There were several restaurants reviewed in the Cheap Eats column that didn’t even last out the year. Among them were Flip Pizza in Mineola, D19 in Ronkonkoma, Cedarhurst Cafe in Cedarhurst,...

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Twisted Kilt Tavern opens in Bohemia

This is the new Twisted Kilt Tavern in

(Credit: Thomas Brandt)

Twisted Kilt Tavern takes over the Bohemia space once home to Murtha’s Steak House. Owner Timothy McCarthy characterized it as a little tavern serving pub-style classics. On the menu: Irish fish and chips ($9.95), shepherd’s pie ($10.50), a “Twisted” burger with pecan-smoked bacon and Irish Cheddar ($11.95), a sliced steak salad ($14.95) and a Reuben with both pastrami and corned beef ($10.95)....

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