The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene.
In this week’s Newsday, Erica Marcus reviews Matteo’s Trattoria in Roslyn Heights. The veteran family-style Italian has gotten a makeover. The dining room has gone “from drab to fab,” and new executive chef Anthony Martarana has added New American and modern Italian items to the menu. “But never fear, portions are still enormous.”
Joan Reminick visits Dori in Commack, the latest in a string of Korean restaurants to occupy the little chalet on Jericho Turnpike. Inside, with surfaces of wood and metal, its look is both rustic and coolly modern. The kitchen sends out food whose flavors “come through loud and clear, both in the classics and in a smattering of Chinese dishes with a Korean twist.”