February 24, 2009 ----RS Jones, Merrick, NY. A couple dine at the Rattle Snake restaurant on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009. Photo by Jin Lee (Credit: Newsday/Jin Lee)
Co-owners Carole Olkoski and Margaret Mueller are the driving forces behind this funky, kitschy Western-themed restaurant where the cuisine ranges from Southwestern to Southern to Cajun to whatever the kitchen feels like doing. Country-western music (live sometimes) fills the room. Most everybody orders from the blackboard menu, which changes daily.
Begin with a rousing bowl of pork chili...
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