Liberty, equality ... steak frites.
Bastille Day is Tuesday, July 14, and time for all things French, especially food. Here are four restaurants where you may join the revolution and have a good meal, too.
Stylish and friendly, Aperitif's Gallic hits include the ample plateau of shellfish, sole meuniere and steak frites.
242 Sunrise Hwy., Rockville Centre; 516-594-3404
This cozy, downtown Huntington boite stands out with dishes such as roast chicken for two, hanger steak Bordelaise, mussels finished with Pernod, strip steak frites, desserts.
55B Wall St., Huntington; 631-421-4122
The big, buoyant relative of Bistro Cassis brings the right decor and major flavor to Plainview. Sample frisee salad with lardons, mussels mariniere, steak au poivre, onion tart.
387 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Plainview; 516-653-0090
A summery Hamptonian, bright and appealing Pierre's gets your attention with a tarte flambee Alsacienne, whole grilled daurade, steamed mussels, rack of lamb with Provencal herbs.
2468 Main St., Bridgehampton; 631-537-5110