The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene.
In this weeks Newsday Peter Gianotti reviews Morrisons in Plainview, the gastropub that takes over the space that used to be Red Fish. Exit, kung pao calamari; enter, shrimp and grits. Gianotti writes that the spirited newcomer is run by Shelby Poole and co-chef Harry Poole, who also operate Jackson's in Commack.
Joan Reminick visits Javiers Cafe in Smithtown, a breakfast-lunch place owned by chef-owner Edgar Javier Viera. Viera, who cooked at the nearby Maureens Kitchen, she writes, offers many of the same dishes he made there, among them, lush and well-wrought omelets.