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

Meli Melo: A Restaurant That Fits the Times in Murray Hill

Meli Melo: A Restaurant That Fits the Times in Murray Hill

After 15 years, Owner-Chef Bernard Ros has developed a loyal clientele among local residents and a reputation for good, moderately priced fare that dr...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

New Owner Zach Erdem Brings City Vibe to Southampton's 75 Main

New Owner Zach Erdem Brings City Vibe to Southampton's 75 Main

Zach Erdem, the new owner of Southampton's 75 Main restaurant, has turned the 20-year-old landmark into a year-round destination combining its famili... Read More

LONG ISLAND RESTAURANT GUIDE

Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian in Huntington

Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian in Huntington

Porto Vivo, a new upscale rustic Italian inspired grill, has opened at the site of the former Gerard Street Antiques in Huntington. Owned by famed Lo... Read More

GREATER NY RESTAURANT GUIDE

Jack the Horse Tavern, Old World Charm, Manhattan Style in Brooklyn

Jack the Horse Tavern, Old World Charm, Manhattan Style in Brooklyn

Husband and wife Tim Oltmans and Micki Schubert opened Jack the Horse Tavern (JtH) in Brooklyn Heights, NY, in 2006 and it has proved the test of time... Read More
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