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Sabrosa Mexican Grill opens new location in Commack

Health-conscious, fast-casual Mexican food chain Sabrosa Mexican Grill made its farthest stab west so far when a fourth location opened recently in Commack. The menu at the 36-seat eatery on Commack Road, a shade north of the Long Island Expressway, mirrors that of the Water Mill, Riverhead and Lake Ronkonkoma locations: Build-your-own tacos, burritos, burrito […]

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New York Burger Bar opens in Massapequa

  The full-serve place, which also offers takeout, has the requisite craft beers on tap as well as sustainably engineered decor featuring reclaimed barnwood, brick walls, antique lighting fixtures, tin ceilings… The full-serve place, which also offers takeout, has the requisite craft beers on tap as well as sustainably engineered decor featuring reclaimed barnwood, brick […]

Chinese restaurants: The best of Long Island

  Where have all those old-school Chinese restaurants gone? Sleek Asian-fusion palaces, Chinese-Japanese hybrids and mammoth all-you-can-eat buffets have nudged most of them out of the picture. Here are some of the best traditional Chinese places on Long Island. Yao’s Diner (2503 Middle Country Rd., Centereach): The fiery cuisine of northern China is the focus […]

Best Thai restaurants on Long Island

  Also good: tom ka tai (a nuanced chicken coconut milk soup), yam pla muik (calamari salad), Panang curry with pumpkin and beef, mango duck. Then, the salty, pungent lick of fish sauce, bumping up against the sour tang of tamarind and lime. All this in a single sip of tom yum shrimp soup.With its […]

Favorite Italian restaurants on Long Island

  There are more Italian restaurants on Long Island than you’ll find in many cities outside Rome. Most places have southern influences, but plenty of northern Italian restaurants also thrive. The notable dishes include penne alla vecchia bettola, in a spicy oven-roasted tomato sauce; ricotta gnocchi with broccoli rabe and Gorgonzola; sardines in Venetian-style agrodolce; […]