Cotoletto di maiale de inferno is double center-cut

Cotoletto di maiale de inferno is double center-cut pork chops served with sweet and hot cherry peppers at Il Luogo. (April 9, 2013) Photo Credit: Jin Lee

At Il Luogo Ristorante in Lynbrook, the food is both modern and classic, with items on the menu that are hard to find elsewhere. The cuisine is a blend of both innovative and traditional Italian that combines the comparatively new with the fairly old.

Il Luogo Ristorante, a traditional Italian restaurant in
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

Il Luogo Ristorante, a traditional Italian restaurant in Lynbrook (April 9, 2013)

Patrons dine at Il Luogo in Lynbrook. (April
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

Patrons dine at Il Luogo in Lynbrook. (April 9, 2013)

Il Luogo's staff takes pride in its service.
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

Il Luogo's staff takes pride in its service. (April 9, 2013)

Il Luogo's wait staff specializes in tableside service.
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

Il Luogo's wait staff specializes in tableside service. (April 9, 2013)

Every Tuesday, actor Joseph R. Gannascoli (
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

Every Tuesday, actor Joseph R. Gannascoli ("The Sopranos") worked as a co-chef at Il Luogo. (April 9, 2013)

Chef Marco Jara prepares and plates an artichoke
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

Chef Marco Jara prepares and plates an artichoke appetizer at Il Luogo. (April 9, 2013)

Chef Marco Jara plates an appetizer at Il
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

Chef Marco Jara plates an appetizer at Il Luogo Ristorante. (April 9, 2013)

Carciofi affogato, baked whole artichoke seasoned Sicilian style
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

Carciofi affogato, baked whole artichoke seasoned Sicilian style with bread crumbs, pine nuts and herbs in a lemon-wine broth, is a must-try at Il Luogo. (April 9, 2013)

Cotoletto di maiale de inferno is double center-cut
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

Cotoletto di maiale de inferno is double center-cut pork chops served with sweet and hot cherry peppers at Il Luogo. (April 9, 2013)

A timbale of roasted beets is garnished with
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A timbale of roasted beets is garnished with goat cheese, endive, toasted almonds, orange segments and a balsamic reduction is served at Il Luogo.

A cannoli with chocolate and orange zest is
Photo Credit: Jin Lee

A cannoli with chocolate and orange zest is an obligatory finale at Il Luogo. (April 9, 2013)

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