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The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene.

Crave, the casual American restaurant opposite the Port Washington railroad station, has closed.

There was a lit Christmas tree outside the restaurant Monday night. And some holiday lights were strung above the bar. Rain-soaked takeout menus were turning frosty near the door. But the front dining room already had been disassembled.

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Crave opened last year in the 14 Haven Ave. space that most recently housed Haven Grill, Cafe Capriccio and Montebello.

The restaurant received a 1-1/2 star rating in Newsday in June. Recommended dishes at Crave included the brick-oven pizzas, house-made chicken potpie, pappardelle Bolognese (wide ribbons of pasta in a well-seasoned sauce with crumbled sweet sausage and meat from braised shortribs) and do-it-yourself S'mores