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

Palm West: Steaks A La Grande in Mid-Town Theater District

Palm West: Steaks A La Grande in Mid-Town Theater District

The Palm West crowd includes theater cast members, pre- and post-theater diners and lots and lots of carnivorous, loud and jovial celebrities; Yes ev...Read More
Mike Mammoliti's SoHo Restaurant, Mamo, Is All About French Provençal

Mike Mammoliti's SoHo Restaurant, Mamo, Is All About French Provençal

When patrons include Rihanna, Gigi Hadid, Beyonce and Jay Z, SoHo restaurateur Mike “Mamo” Mammoliti must be doing something right. Michelin-starred E...Read More

HAMPTONS RESTAURANT GUIDE

Sotto Sopra Pairs Steak, Northern Italian Cuisine in Amagansett

Sotto Sopra Pairs Steak, Northern Italian Cuisine in Amagansett

Joseph Smith and Rick Passarelli, well-known owners of Bobby Van’s Steakhouse restaurants, have made a mark in the competitive Hamptons restaurant sce... Read More
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
 
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LONG ISLAND RESTAURANT GUIDE

Water's Edge: A Long Island Landmark Renewed on East River

Water's Edge: A Long Island Landmark Renewed on East River

The iconic New York City landmark Water’s Edge Restaurant, spans three decades and has recently reopened under the Singh Hospitality Group. Sited alon... Read More
Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian Dining in Huntington

Porto Vivo: Set to Impress Italian Dining 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
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
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