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Popular Salvadoran restaurant opens second LI location
The menu features pupusas, tacos, empanadas and more.
LI's oldest diner closes, another victim of COVID
The spot has served its last order of eggs over easy with rye toast and well-done home fries.
LI beer gardens to visit this fall
Grab a pretzel and a pint at these local spots.
This 100-year-old LI business is world's largest producer of knishes
Gabila's Knishes has not only endured, it has flourished, producing 3.5 million square knishes a year
Gourmet grilled cheese spot closes after 5 years
The Bay Shore restaurant will be replaced by the second LI location of The Hero Joint.
New tapas restaurant with authentic food from Spain opens in Freeport
Move aside, humdrum paellas and vapid tapas: Villa Lobos is doing Spanish food and wine the right way.
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Grandma Pizza was first invented on Long Island. But Umberto's of New Hyde Park, King Umberto's of Elmont and Da Angelo of Albertson, all claim to have made the first pie. Newsday's food critic, Erica Marcus, has some answers.
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- Exploring the appeal of LI's most nostalgic restaurants One thing the pandemic has laid bare is the emotional attachment between diners and "their" restaurants and what we would lose by not having them. More by Scott Vogel
- 30,000 sq. ft. restaurant supply store offers great finds for home cooks The Carle Place warehouse offers tons of well-priced kitchen items. More by Erica Marcus
- Where to try authentic Latin American cuisine on LI Many vibrant cuisines have made their way from Latin America to Long Island. Exploring five of them—from Mexico, El Salvador, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru—is a winding journey full of flavor. More by Erica Marcus
- Here's why you need to try Japanese barbecue Japanese grilling and hot-pot cooking may be new to Long Island, but not for long, if this Bay Shore restaurant has anything at all to say about it. More by Scott Vogel