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Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in Queens

ornella1 Ornella Trattoria: Where the Menu Begins at Home in QueensThe 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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MANHATTAN RESTAURANT GUIDE

Sebastian Junger's The Half King: Bar Fare That's a Cut Above

Sebastian Junger's The Half King: Bar Fare That's a Cut Above

One of the best things about New York is the wide variety of restaurants and bars in practically every neighborhood. But the restaurant business is notoriously tough, and if you don’t deliver on quali...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

The Clam Bar, Where Catch of the Day Rules in Amagansett

The Clam Bar, Where Catch of the Day Rules in Amagansett

The Clam Bar in Amagansett is a classic  Hamptons seaside snack bar. The "catch of the day" is the order of the day. The restaurant strives to offer the freshest seafood on the South fork, served up w... 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

Open Door: An Irish Pub Goes Upscale Downtown

Open Door: 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, the changing nature of Manhattan's financial distr... Read More