The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene.
In this weeks Newsday, Peter Gianotti bestows three stars on Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip, calling it one of the years best restaurants. Co-owners Philippe Corbet (chef) and James Robert Orlandi (general manager) of the departed Os Food and Wine Bar in St. James are responsible for a fresh, ambitious spot [that] upends and refines the bistro idea, French and otherwise, then turns on the electricity. The result: contemporary, creative, irresistible.
Joan Reminick visits Fancy Lee Asian Bistro n Sushi in Babylon which has what it takes to draw families. Housed in a former diner, the restaurant comes by its name because, says co-owner An Le Lee, it looks fancy for a diner.
Reminick has also compiled a new restaurant guide thats both penny pinching and gut busting: 10 meals for under 10 bucks.
The bustling scene at Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip