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Celebrating its 12th anniversary, H2O Seafood Grill in Smithtown is offering a three-course, fixed-price $40 dinner and half-price wines from Monday to Nov. 24.
The wine discounts apply to bottles that ordinarily cost $24 to $450. The wines on the list of more than 100 include Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Cristal Champagne.
And for $10, diners may order unlimited glasses...Read more »
Before meeting Bruce Dern and Helena Bonham Carter or seeing "August: Osage County," you'll need some food.
Here are three restaurants near the 21st Hamptons International Film Festival, which opens Thursday. They know how to put on a show.
Rowdy Hall has become a local landmark. And on this dreary night, the onion soup, New England clam chowder and steak frites look especially...Read more »
Seviche is a refreshing cure when the day is hot and the grill hotter.
Seviche, or ceviche, is fresh, uncooked fish that has been marinated with citrus juice, usually lime or lemon, changing texture and taste. The Incas used the technique to preserve fish, also adding salt and spice.
Today, cebicherias abound, from Lima to New York City. And seviche is getting splashy on Long Island,...Read more »
H2O Seafood Grill hosts four dinners this month highlighting Long Island wines, starting Wednesday.
The July 10 dinner focuses on Sherwood House in Mattituck and Jamesport; July 17, Bedell Cellars in Cutchogue; July 24, Macari Vineyards in Mattituck; and July 31, Raphael in Peconic.
Three-course dinners with wine are $40. The restaurant also offers the summertime menu without...Read more »
Rachel's Waterside Grill, one of the many restaurants on Freeport's Nautical Mile devastated by superstorm Sandy, reopens tonight.
Co-owner Ivan Sayles termed it a “soft opening,“ with a limited menu, as the staff returns to the reborn establishment. He expects the restaurant to have its “grand opening” on April 26. The renovated restaurant now sports a glass wall overlooking the water where...Read more »
As the season of renewal and transformation begins, look for a restaurant to refresh your appetite. Here are three that definitely do that.
Chachama Grill in East Patchogue is situated in a shopping center on Montauk Highway, Find it to enjoy baby beet salad with red onion, shrimp seviche with cilantro and poblano peppers, dry sea scallops with spaghetti squash and mushrooms, rack of pork...Read more »
On the cusp of Super Bowl week and the generous serving of hype, get a head start. These restaurants will brace you for the big game. San Francisco and Baltimore meet in New Orleans on Feb. 3. Start eating.
Big Daddy's in Massapequa kicks in with a taste of New Orleans. The andouille sausage-and-chicken gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish any style, bring the Big Easy north. And you can slide over...Read more »
In this week’s Newsday, Joan Reminick visits Haven Grill in Port Washington, the latest restaurant from Elio Sobrero. This time, the force behind Capriccio in Jericho and La Primavera in East Hills has eschewed the Italian and Continental offers for a leaner, grill-centric menu, “only to seduce you at the end with the kind of sweets he's built a reputation on.”
Peter Gianotti reviews Big Daddy’s...Read more »
Vintage Bar and Grill, an offshoot of Vintage Steakhouse in St. James, is expected to open late next month or in early September at the ever-fertile Jericho address that most recently housed Philippe.
The interior is being "totally redesigned," said owner Michael Cacaro.
Last month, Cacaro closed Fulton & Prime, the steak and seafood restaurant that had a six-year run on...Read more »
During the first flush of the grilling season, steaks, chops and burgers take center stage. But as summer wears on, I crave something a little different — like a kebab. Click here to learn five secrets to kebab success....Read more »