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The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene.

In this week’s Newsday, Peter M. Gianotti bestows 3½ stars on the newly Roman-style Trattoria Diane in Roslyn. “Chef-owner John Durkin has remade his restaurant, looking to Lazio and channeling his inner Etruscan. The result is wonderful: a vacation from every generic Italian meal you’ve had on Long Island.”

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Joan reminick visits Berto’s in Valley Stream, where owner Umberto Atania sets the tone and “what comes across is a sense that everyone involved with making and serving the food truly cares.”

Spaghetti carbonara at Trattoria Diane. Photo by Bill Davis