Dramatic purple lighting bathes the dining room at Cotillion Lounge, an Indian-Chinese-Thai restaurant tucked inside a catering hall. It's a Saturday night, and an animated crowd is eating and drinking, strains of Indian pop music drift in from a nearby affair.
Siraj Salahudeen, General Manager at The Cotillion Lounge in Jericho, checks in with diners in the restaurant section of the establishment during Saturday night dinner. (Dec. 3, 2011)
The Cotillion Lounge of Jericho has two large ballrooms available for many types of events, including engagement parties, pictured here. (Dec. 3, 2011)
At the Cotillion Lounge restaurant in Jericho, Hakka chicken chili is served. (Dec. 3,2011)
At the Cotillion Lounge restaurant in Jericho, chili garlic noodles are served. (Dec. 3, 2011)
Tandoori chef Abdul Rahman removes two seasoned skewers of chicken from a special oven at the Cotillion Lounge in Jericho. (Dec. 3, 2011)
This is a bowl of the soul-warming sweet corn and chicken soup at Cotillion Lounge in Hicksville. November 12, 2011. Newsday/Joan Reminick