Greater New York

Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in Queens

ornellaThe term “home cooking” is bandied about a lot in the restaurant industry – often a little too loosely. But at Ornella Trattoria Italiana in Astoria, Queens, you can take the claim literally.

Proprietors Ornella and Giuseppe Viterale just opened their restaurant and their menu is based on dishes they both enjoyed growing up in Italy.

Hamptons

Almond Restaurant, French Bistro Friendly in Bridgehampton

almond-bridgehampton In the spring of 2001, co-owners Jason Weiner and Eric Lemonides opened Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton offering reasonable prices, bold bistro fare, friendly service and an attractive dining room reminiscent of a Parisian bistro. “Almond has brought the French bistro to the Hamptons,” says Joanne Starkey of The New York Times. Adam Bar & Bistro, 1970 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY (631) 537-8885

MANHATTAN RESTAURANT GUIDE

Loreley, a Lower East Side Biergarten Straight Out of Cologne

Loreley, a Lower East Side Biergarten Straight Out of Cologne

Loreley on increasingly trendy Rivington St. on Manhattan's Lower East Side, is a German-style Biergarten and restaurant that understands the hospitality basics. Once a staple of New York City sociali...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

The Beacon Offers the 'Best of Summer Dining' in Sag Harbor

The Beacon Offers the 'Best of Summer Dining' in Sag Harbor

As the sun sets over Sag Harbor Cove on summer nights, The Beacon in Sag Harbor has a ‘spectacular’ view according to the Zagat Survey. Watching the boats glide by from tables on The Beacon’s second-s... Read More

LONG ISLAND RESTAURANT GUIDE

Water's Edge: A Long Island Landmark Renewed on East River

Water's Edge: A Long Island Landmark Renewed on East River

The iconic New York City landmark Water’s Edge Restaurant, spans three decades and has recently reopened under the Singh Hospitality Group. Sited along the East River in Long Island City, the venue of... Read More

GREATER NY RESTAURANT GUIDE

Miranda: Williamsburg Gem Blends Italian, South American Cuisine

Miranda: Williamsburg Gem Blends Italian, South American Cuisine

Sasha Miranda and husband Mauricio Miranda thought they'd found the ideal location for "Miranda," the Williamsburg, Brooklyn restaurant they opened in 2007. The building was once home to a pre-prohibi... Read More
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