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

Il Punto: Italian Tradition in Trendy Hell's Kitchen

Il Punto: Italian Tradition in Trendy Hell's Kitchen

Il Punto Ristorante occupies a central spot on the corner of 9th Avenue and 38th Street, and reflects both Hell’s Kitchen’s past as well as its future. It blends the best of Old World, family-style It...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

Blue Sky Mediterranean Lounge: Europe in Sag Harbor

Blue Sky Mediterranean Lounge: Europe in Sag Harbor

Blue Sky Mediterranean Lounge in Sag Harbor will open in May at the former site of Spinnakers. Executive Chef and Managing Partner Giuseppe “Beppe” Desiderio teams up with owner Jerry Wawryk to serve ... 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 Long Island inventor and entrepreneur, Joy Mangano o... Read More

GREATER NY RESTAURANT GUIDE

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, Queens, you can take the claim literally. Propr... Read More
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