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Brinner is now being served at Toast and Co. in Huntington.
In case you're unfamiliar with the term, it means breakfast for dinner. The unconventional meal is being offered from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday by chef Darren Calica who, a couple of years back, did a brief dinner stint at this casual breakfast and lunch spot.
On Calica’s new menu are omelet “stuffers,” thin crepe-like omelets whose fillings are rolled inside. Among featured fillings are truffled wild mushrooms ($16.95), short ribs ($15.95) and Philly-style seared marinated skirt steak ($15.95). You can also get Calica’s signature French toast-style chocolate yogurt loaf cake topped with strawberries, Grand Marnier whipped cream and Belgian chocolate drizzle ($14.95) as well as three styles of burger ($13.95), naan breakfast pizza ($12.95), a steak and egg skillet ($21.95) and a BLT salad ($12.95). And, if you really must have dinner for dinner, an entree of chicken piccata over pici pasta ($18.95).
The affiliated Toast & Tapas Neighborhood Bistro in Syosset (4 Berry Hill Rd., 516-364-0516) is not doing “brinner.“ Instead, chef Zane Smith features tapas, salads, burgers and entrees Thursday to Sunday nights only.
Toast and Co. is at 62 Stewart Ave., Huntington, 631-812-0056, toastandcoeatery.com.