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

On a quest for out-of-the-ordinary bar food, I headed over to Madison’s Grille & Martini Bar in East Northport, where I’d once had an excellent crab cake.

This time, the crab cake (remembered as basically crab, spice and mayo) turned out to be a bit dry and bready. A letdown, despite the terrific tartar sauce on the side.

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On the other hand, I was wowed by grilled pork chops smothered in a mix of onions and hot cherry peppers. Juicy, smoky, spicy, ultra delicious and worth going back for.

Madison’s Grille & Martini Bar is at 200 Larkfield Rd., East Northport, 631-486-4808

Newsday Photo of the pork chop at Madison's Martini Bar & Grille/Joan Reminick