Originally published: November 21, 2012 11:30 AM
Updated: November 21, 2012 11:12 PM
By PETER M. GIANOTTIpeter.email@example.com
Photo credit: Alessandro Vecchi | Go whole hog with pressed suckling pig, a slowly cooked wonder finished with caraway-lavender honey and caramelized heart of palm, at Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip. (Sept. 22, 2012)
Here are two places that extol local purveyors and send out some first-class food.
ROOTS BISTRO GOURMAND, West Islip
This delightful restaurant lists for diners the sources of its ingredients. Among the winning dishes are butter-poached lobster with a citrus-beurre blanc and lobster-bisque emulsion; roasted duck breast with honey-lavender jus, parsley-root puree and caramelized baby...
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