Four Long Island restaurants are cited on Open Table's 2013 listing of the country's "hot spot" places to dine.
Monsoon Asian Kitchen and Lounge in Babylon, Honu Kitchen & Cocktails in Huntington, Hendrick's Tavern in Roslyn, and Toku Modern Asian in Manhasset were listed. The list highlights "hip (new) restaurants, celebrity chefs and avant-garde restaurateurs."
Monsoon earned four stars for its food in Newsday last year.. Hendrick's Tavern and Toku each received three stars. Honu has a two-star rating. The four establishments sport bold designs and creative cooking.
The listed restaurant were chosen from 5 million reviews by Open Table participants. Open Table is used to make online reservations.
Monsoon Asian Kitchen and Lounge, 48 Deer Park Ave., Babylon; 631-587-4400.
Honu Kitchen & Cocktails, 363 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-421-6900.
Toku Modern Asian, 2014 Northern Blvd., Manhasset; 516-627-8658.
Hendrick's Tavern, 1304 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn; 516-621-1200.