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You've taken your Italian tastes to a new level by biting into one of the many unique meatball dishes at the Meetball Place in Patchogue. This hip eatery, which opened in 2014, uses traditional methods to whip up new spins on an old Italian favorite. (Credit: Jeremy Bales)

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You know you're from Suffolk when...

Nassau and Suffolk counties have distinct identities, and the people living in each area have special knowledge that ties them to their counties. For instance, if you're from Suffolk, you know how to pronounce Ronkonkoma, Hauppauge, Islandia, Copiague and Patchogue. The following examples were culled from our social media followers and staff. Send your suggestions to litowns@newsday.com.

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