Greater New York

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.

 

MANHATTAN RESTAURANT GUIDE

Rayuela: A New Take on Latin American, Spanish Cuisine

Rayuela: A New Take on Latin American, Spanish Cuisine

Rayuela (ra-yue-la), Spanish for hopscotch, illustrates the gourmet Latin American and Spanish menu at this Lower East Side restaurant. The menu hops ...Read More
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...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

La Superica: Margaritas, Burritos With a View in Sag Harbor

La Superica: Margaritas, Burritos With a View in Sag Harbor

La Superica has been described as a funky little Mexican restaurant in a killer location in Sag Harbor, right off the North Haven bridge. It's kitschy... Read More
Almond Restaurant, French Bistro Friendly in Bridgehampton

Almond Restaurant, French Bistro Friendly in Bridgehampton

In the spring of 2001, co-owners Jason Weiner and Eric Lemonides opened Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton offering reasonable prices, bold bistro fa... Read More

LONG ISLAND RESTAURANT GUIDE

Stonewalls: Continental Fare Served With Golf in Riverhead

Stonewalls: Continental Fare Served With Golf in Riverhead

Stonewalls Restaurant is located at The Woods at Cherry Creek Golf Course, which sprawls across 140 acres in Riverhead. Owners Vincent Sasso and Charl... Read More
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

Open Door Gastropub: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale Downtown

Open Door Gastropub: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale Downtown

Open Door Gastropub at 110 John Street (between Pearl & Cliff Streets) is a different take on the traditional Irish pub and represents, in many ways, ... Read More
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... Read More

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