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Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in Queens

ornella1-frontThe 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.

 

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Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in Queens

Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in Queens

The term “home cooking” is bandied about a lot in the restaurant industry – often a little too loosely. But at Ornella Trattoria Italiana in Astoria, ... Read More
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