Feed Me

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

Peter M. Gianotti has us craving Italian cuisine after visiting Vero, the Amityville restaurant that's been resurrected. Smartly, chef Massimo Fedozzi remains to cook what Peter refers to as "his appealing menu, which delivers a taste of authenticity in plates small and large."

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Joan Reminick's Cheap Eats saw her in Bellmore at Lincoln Station Bar & Grill. Isn't it the perfect weather to cozy up in a booth in a pub? And Joan says it offers a worthwhile deal in the $16.95 prix-fixe Sunday through Thursday nights: "three generous courses and plenty of value."

Photo: Vero's melanzane bruschetta appetizer is topped with an eggplant relish.