Feed Me

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

If you're anywhere near the Syosset train station and need a husky meal, Bella Notte is your stop.

This northern offspring of the Bellmore restaurant sends out hearty Italian-American specialties and delivers good service, too.

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The standout at a recent dinner: chicken a la Bella Notte, which is to say a tender roasted bird supported by sausages, potatoes, onions, peppers and broccoli. It's a hefty dish for one that easily could feed two. The kitchen prepares a savory stuffed artichoke and ample stuffed mushrooms, too. Stick with the tomato-tinted sauces for pastas.

Bella Notte, 98 Jackson Ave., Syosset; 516-364-2090.

The original Bella Notte in Bellmore.