After five years of lighting up a dim stretch of...

After five years of lighting up a dim stretch of South Broadway in Hicksville, West East All Natural Bistro & Bar has added more wattage, in the design and in the kitchen. (March 2, 2013) Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

In this week’s Newsday, Peter Gianotti visits the remade West East Bistro in Hicksville. Now called West East All Natural Bistro & Bar, he writes, the Asian fusion restaurant “now emphasizes the grass-fed, free-range, and sustainably farmed, for a trifecta of quality and correctness.”

Joan Reminick reviews Red Tomato Artisanal Pizza in East Meadow, whose menu has expanded beyond its “well-crafted pies.” For the last few months, she writes, “Naples-born owner Lello Messina, a partner at Messina Market next door, has been ingeniously maximizing his restaurant's wood-burning oven to bake bread, roast eggplant and turn out pasta dishes.”

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