Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, vintage cars, vivid colors - they're all part of the appeal at BabaluNY, the new Cuban-Mediterranean restaurant in downtown Huntington.

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The Cuban sandwich at BabaluNY in Huntington is filled with Serrano ham, roast pork, Swiss cheese, housemade mustard and pickles, then pressed in ciabatta bread.

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BabaluNY in Huntington serves a hybrid of Cuban and Mediterranean food.

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Alan Gotay, right, chef and owner of BabaluNY in Huntington, is a former professional boxer, super lightweight class, who attended culinary school,

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The dining room at BabaluNY in Huntington has sea-blue hues and a mural of Cuban scenes.

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 Alan Gotay, 27, is the chef-owner of BabaluNY in downtown Huntington.

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Tuna ceviche, with avocado, grape tomatoes, goat cheese, chives, and olive oil is served with tostones at BabaluNY in Huntington.

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Babalu's pressed sandwich of spiced chicken, roasted peppers, goat cheese, balsamic vinegar and olive oil, is made with ciabatta bread at BabaluNY in Huntington.

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An appetizing small plate at BabaluNY in Huntington includes guava paste, machego cheese, Serrano ham and fig jam.

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Pernil, or marinated and slow-roasted pork shoulder, is served on rice, with black beans and carrots at BabaluNY in Huntington.

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