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Great Italian beef dishes on LI

The exterior of Stresa in Manhasset.

The exterior of Stresa in Manhasset. Credit: Howard Schnapp

The opening of J. Michaels Steakhouse, which combines Italian cooking with the mainstays of prime-beef spots, signals one way to bring the two together. But there are other ways, too, as these Italian restaurants show.

1. Beef carpaccio with Parmesan cheese; and bistecca alla King, sliced sirloin with peppers, onions and mushrooms, at Stresa, 1524 Northern Blvd., Manhasset; 516-365-6956,

2. Steak alla pizzaiola, at Giulio Cesare, 18 Ellison Ave., Westbury; 516-334-2982

3. Chianti-marinated skirt steak with Gorgonzola potato hash, at Novità, 860 Franklin Ave., Garden City; 516-739-7660,

4. Rosemary-grilled sirloin with braised artichokes and roasted potatoes, at La Tavola, 183 W. Main St., Sayville; 631-750-6900,

6. Grilled rib-eye steak with crisp onions, mashed potatoes and broccoli rabe, at La Ginestra, 50 Forest Ave., Glen Cove; 516-674-2244,

7. Braised short rib, off the bone and on cavatelli, with peas and ricotta, at King Umberto, 1343 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont; 516-352-8391,

8. Filet mignon with broccoli rabe, potato gratin and red-wine sauce, at Nonnina, 999 Montauk Hwy., West Islip; 631-321-8717,

9. Meatballs with tomato-rosemary sauce and grilled country bread, at Trattoria Diane, 21 Bryant Ave., Roslyn; 516-621-2591,

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