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4 Restaurants Offering Holiday Gift Cards

‘Tis the season! It is the time of gift giving, fun festivities and holiday cheer. If you’re looking for gift ideas for your fellow foodies and other loved ones this season, fear not! Here are some restaurants on Long Island that are selling gift cards in celebration of the holiday season.

Long Island

Warm Up with Good Soup

The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting colder. This time of year is great for nights in under a cozy blanket and eating good food. Soups are always a great meal for a chilly day in the fall, so here are some soups on Long Island that are sure to hit the spot.

Long Island

National Pickle Day: The Perfect Pickle

You’ve seen it everywhere. At every festival, event, farmer’s market, it’s there. It is…The Perfect Pickle. In honor of National Pickle Day, which is on November 14, we’ll be giving you all the must-know information about the history of pickles along with the famous Long Island business, The Perfect Pickle.

Long Island

Espresso Martinis in Suffolk County

Espresso martini enthusiasts, this one is for you. National Espresso Day is November 23rd this year and what better way to observe the holiday than with a delicious espresso martini.

Long Island

Celebrate National Nacho Day!

November 6th is National Nachos Day and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a big plate of nachos. Here are four Long Island restaurants that serve some mouthwatering nachos.

Long Island

Take a Trip to Margaritaville: Three Restaurants Serving Delicious Margs!

Have you ever wondered where the name “margarita” comes from? One origin story is that the cocktail was invented in Galveston, Texas in the late 1940s, where bartender Santos Cruz made the cocktail for singer Peggy “Margaret” Lee. He named it after the Spanish version of her name, Margarita. Let’s raise a glass to National Margarita Day to Santos and Peggy! When life hands you limes, make margaritas and sip accordingly on February 22nd.

Long Island

Best French Restaurants To EscarGOt To!

There’s something romantic about dining at a fine French restaurant. From luxurious buttery snails to comforting cassoulet, these four French bistros will give you a little taste of Paris right here on Long Island. Bon Appetit!

Long Island

The Four Liveliest Sports Bars on Long Island

Although we had to wait an extra week this year, The Big Game is finally here! Not everyone enjoys a sports bar, as they can often feel like a bad, claustrophobic frat party, but if you walk into the right one, they can enhance the sports-watching experience. These four Long Island sports bars have plenty of TVs, delicious gameday grub, and most importantly, bring the fun.

Long Island

Molto Bene Long Island Italian Restaurants

For many, the definition of comfort is pasta tossed in tomato sauce. We are eternally grateful to the Italian immigrants that arrived on Ellis Island in the early 1900s and brought with them excellent cuisine from the boot! On Long Island, there is a wide variety of great Italian restaurants to choose from. So roll up your sleeves and read our top three.

Long Island

Most Romantic Restaurants for Valentine's Day

The quickest way to someone’s heart is through food. Spending quality time with your loved one over a delicious meal is always a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. However, restaurant choice can make or break date night. We’re here to make that task easier for you by narrowing down the four best restaurants to dine on February 14th.

Long Island

Lessing's Culinary Team Harvests Oysters with Deep Water Oyster Co.

Leading Long Island Hospitality Group Lessing’s Hospitality has partnered with two Long Island oyster farms to deliver the most local and fresh oysters to their restaurant tables. At Sandbar in Cold Spring Harbor, oysters are sourced from veteran and family owned oyster farm, Deep Water Oyster Co. While on the south shore at View in Oakdale, the oysters are sourced from Deep Water Oyster Co. and Shamrock Oyster Co. Shamrock Oyster Co, based in Bayshore.

East End

Checkout These Egg-septional Breakfast Sandwiches

No need to go on an eggs-ploration for the best egg sandwich because we’ve gone ahead and rounded up a few gems across the East End that have the tastiest and cheesiest egg sandwiches for you to enjoy.

Long Island

Ring in 2021 with Mouthwatering Meals!

Most of us will be ringing in 2021 at home this year, so make it a little extraordinary and enjoy a special dinner from one of these spots offering New Year's Eve packages to go.

Long Island

REVIEW: Hooks and Chops

Review of Commack eatery Hooks and Chops, by Su-Jit Lin.
Rating: 4/4 Plates

Long Island

Michelangelo of Riverhead Relaunches with a New Menu

For classic and authentic Italian, check out Michelangelo of Riverhead

Long Island

Now Open, Hooks and Chops Exceeds Expectations

Hooks and Chops, a new restaurant featuring specialties from both the land and sea, has officially opened its doors!

Long Island

Sweeten Your Week with National Dessert Day

As they say "save the best for last," in this case, dessert!

Long Island

Prost, It's Oktoberfest!

Even though Oktoberfest in Germany is canceled this year, you can still raise a toast to the annual Bavarian celebration of food and BEER!


Feast Your Way Through Greenport

The North Fork is all about good wine, good food and laid back vibes.

Long Island

No 'Missed-Steak' Here!

Meat-free doesn't mean boring, check out these top vegan-friendly dishes on Long Island!

Long Island

Pitmaster Takeover is Coming to Greenport!

Green Hill Kitchen's Pitmaster Series is not to be missed!

Long Island

Keep Your Eye Out for These Long Island Food Trucks

Food Trucks have really started to take off on Long Island, and we’re not talking your average hot dog truck found on the streets of Manhattan.

Long Island

Outdoor Dining is Back on Long Island

After three long months, dining at restaurants is back on Long Island.

Long Island

Long Island Hospitality Association Fundraiser Benefits Hospitality Workers

The Long Island Hospitality Association, which seeks to promote a vibrant hospitality industry, has launched a fundraiser with the goal of supporting the hospitality workforce and enabling them to continue to work and reside on Long Island.

Long Island

Quarantine and Chill with These Local Takeout Options

Remember that restaurant that needed a gift card donation for a fundraiser OR the one that donated to your raffle? Now they need your help.


Green Hill Provisions

Have provisions delivered directly to you from Green Hill Kitchen and Que!

Long Island

Where to Order Take-Out and Delivery

While a number of restaurants have temporarily closed, many are shifting their focus to takeout in order to adapt to the rapidly changing restrictions coming into play due to COVID-19. Here's an Island-wide round up of restaurants putting their all into continuing to serve you at home during these uncertain times. Support your local restaurant, order takeout!

Long Island

Catch More Than Just Beads at These Mardi Gras Celebrations

Catch beads and great deals at these Mardi Gras celebrations across Long Island!

Long Island

Valentine's Day Specials to Warm the Heart

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, have you made dinner reservations yet?

Long Island

Pies Worth the Drive Across Long Island

No matter how you slice it, these pizza eateries are the best of the best!

Long Island

TOUCHDOWN! Super Bowl Specials Across Long Island

Whether you're cheering for the Chiefs or the 49ers, you're sure to score at any of these Super Bowl parties!

Long Island

REVIEW: Pho Fans

Pho Fans is a noteworthy and welcome addition to the Smithtown food scene.

Long Island

Treat Yourself This Winter Long Island Restaurant Week

From Sunday, January 26 through Sunday, February 2, participating restaurants across Long Island will be offering a three-course prix fixe dinner menu for just $29.95! The promotion will be available every night except Saturday, when it may only be offered until 7 p.m.

Long Island

Stick to Your New Year's Resolution with Deliciously Healthy Offerings

Don't let your New Year's resolutions stop you from enjoying a night out!

Long Island

Winter Cocktails for Sipping this Season

Winter swept in and the holidays are upon us, what better way to celebrate than with delicious wintery cocktails!

Long Island

Where to Indulge on National Cookie Day

The season for sweet treats is upon us, and National Cookie Day is December 4!

Long Island

Where to Eat on Black Friday

Brighten up your Black Friday with lunch from one of these top spots.

Long Island

Comfort Food Finds

Comfort foods can be found all over the world, are full of nostalgia and are made with a love of food. They bring you back to fond memories and warm feelings, and are always exactly what you need.

Long Island

Where to Celebrate National Nachos Day

November 6 is National Nachos Day!

Long Island

Vegan Eateries Across Long Island

These top vegan eateries have long dedicated most, if not all, of their menus to innovative and delicious vegan cuisine.

Long Island

No reservations? No problem!

Labor Day Weekend is one of the busiest holidays on the island and getting a reservation at some restaurants can be harder than finding a hotel room!


Goodbye Cyril's, Hello Morty's

Where one legend ends, another begins.

Long Island

Beat the Heat and Frosé All Day

The dog days of summer are upon us. If you haven’t melted into a puddle yet, how about quenching your thirst and enjoying a reprieve from the heat and humidity with summer’s favorite creation, frosé?

Long Island

Fresh Catch Thursdays at Southside

Enjoy specials straight from the sea at Southside Bar and Restaurant, every Thursday night!

East Hampton

NEW Italian Ristorante Opens on the East End!

Now you don’t have to travel to Venice, Italy for delicious Italian cuisine!


REVIEW: Mission Taco

"The more you taste, however, the more you will realize that Mission Taco is not a slapdash operation but an elaborate upscale Mexican restaurant."


REVIEW: Spicy Home Tasty

Spicy Home Tasty is Commack's much-beloved (and only) authentic Chinese restaurant, but can it live up to the hype?


Long Island's Favorite Cocktail is Back at Salt Shack!

The crowd has spoken - and their demands have been met!

Long Island

Get the Facts on Long Island Restaurant Week

The diners have spoken, and here’s what they have to say!

Long Island

5 Restaurants to Try for Cinco de Mayo

It’s time to fiesta, and there are plenty of amazing Long Island spots to do it!

Long Island

Celebrate Pi Day with a Pizza Pie!

Today is National Pi Day, and Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza is giving math-whizzes and foodies alike a good reason to celebrate! 🍕

Long Island

Where to Party this Paddy's Day!

Don't have "the luck of the Irish"? Don't worry, these St. Patrick's Day specials are guaranteed to put you in a good mood no matter what!

Long Island

#GetLucky This March at the Lessing's Main Street Restaurants

Lessing’s Main Street Restaurants are continuing rewards for loyal customers in March with the launch of their #GetLucky campaign.

Rockville Centre

Get Your Brunch On at Aperitif Bistro Lounge Wine Bar

Craving an authentic French brunch? You've got two options: Take a mid-day plane to Paris or head to Aperitif Bistro Lounge Wine Bar in Rockville Centre for something a little more local!

Long Island

Trends of 2019: Lean, Green and Clean

You've made it through the first month of 2019, but what does the rest of the year have in store for foodies? Find out now!

Long Island

The Best Desserts of 2018

Treat yourself and take a closer look at that dessert menu!

New York City

Carnegie Deli Pop-Up Shop in Soho

The famous Carnegie Deli lives again (until December 8th) thanks to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel!

Long Island

Cakes To Try for National Cake Day

Have your cake and eat it, too!

Long Island

Chip Chip Hooray for National Nacho Day!

This is ‘nacho’ average Tuesday.


REVIEW: Radio Radio

“I believe that this is a restaurant of the time. Fine dining white table cloth places are fading while bistro style places are becoming popular.”

Long Island

Kick Off Football Season With These Tasty Specials

Fall only means one thing - FOOTBALL!

East Hampton

New Eats in East Hampton

Fresno is one of East Hampton's best kept secrets.

Huntington Station

REVIEW: Matteo's Trattoria & Bar

Matteo's in Huntington Station has remained true to its traditional, rustic roots, even as it transformed itself from a casual, typical Italian-American spot into a sophisticated, stylish destination restaurant.

Long Island

A Midsummer's Night Drink

To drink or not to drink? That’s hardly a question, especially with cocktails like this!


Lo-Cal Kitchen is Changing the Way People Eat

“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.”


The Food Truck Derby Is Ready To Roll!

The seventh annual Edible Food Truck Derby is revving up and getting ready to roll!

Long Island

Eats and Beats Across Long Island

Shakespeare once wrote, "If music be the food of love, play on." If you're in the mood for a meal with ambience, do the Bard some justice and check out these restaurants offering live music.

Long Island

Step into Summer With These Delicious Dishes

Why wait for warmer weather to enjoy a taste of summer? Get in a sunny state of mind right now with these fresh plates!

Long Island

Where to Get the Perfect Slice of Pizza on Long Island

Looking for a little ‘pizza’ heaven? This is your day.

East Hampton

Fresh New Eats at Mirabelle Restaurant and Tavern

Out with the old, Inn with the new!

Long Island

4 Best Moscow Mules on Long Island

Deliciously uncomplicated, Moscow Mules are classics for a reason.

Long Island

Beef Beyond Belief: Must-Try Burgers on Long Island

There’s nothing more classic than a good ol’ fashioned burger.

Long Island

Winter Olympics 2018: Where to Watch

Football season may be over, but sports fans have plenty to be excited about. The Winter Olympics kick off this Friday, and we've rounded up our top picks for the hottest sports bars across Long Island to watch the games.

Long Island

Dishes to Keep You Warm for the Next 6 Weeks of Winter

The groundhog hath spoken, and it's going to be another six weeks of winter.


Spice, Spice Baby: The Wings of Fire is Heating Up at Townline BBQ

Like spicy foods? Good at handling heat? Think you're tough stuff?

Cold Spring Harbor

New Chef de Cuisine at Sandbar

Sandbar, one of Cold Spring Harbor's most celebrated restaurants, is proud to announce a new addition to their expert culinary team.


Island Park

REVIEW: Piecraft Pizza Bar

3 Plates

By: John DeMartino - CEO (Chief Eating Officer) of Food 'n Festivities



REVIEW: That Meetball Place

2 1/2 Plates

By: John DeMartino - CEO (Chief Eating Officer) of Food 'n Festivities

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