Eddie Villatoro grew up watching his father’s immigrant dreams come true inside their family’s pupusa shop in Glen Cove. Using that childhood inspiration, this executive chef has achieved his own dreams inside the kitchen at one of Long Island’s finest steakhouses, all while passing down the same yearning of a bright culinary career to the next generation in the Villatoro family.
There was a time when Atlantic Terminal was just a transit hub to travel somewhere cooler. But now that Barclays Center is next door, the dining scene is alive and vibrant, making this a destination spot all on its own.
Everyone’s favorite Italian grandmother invites us on a trip down memory lane, experiencing her story through the foods of her childhood, one shop at a time throughout Queens.
When you see foie gras on a menu in the United States, it is most likely because of Michael Ginor. Many Long Islanders know him as the founder of Lola in Great Neck, but are unaware of his other life as the largest foie gras operator in the country.
In the past two years, Oyster Bay has morphed from a sleepy North Shore hamlet into one of LI’s hottest places to dine.
Long Island nightlife has recently evolved. Innovative bartenders are persuading hesitant diners across the island to try their imaginative craft cocktails, converting more and more fans to the movement.