Tuesday, February 12, 2019


Long Island Valentine’s Day Events 2019





Il Giardino Restaurant by John Gambino (739 Main Rd., Aquebogue): This charming country house earned a two-star rating. The building dates to 1830. It's in the former site of Petulant Wino and Comtesse Therese Bistro, and includes two cozy dining rooms. The kitchen emphasizes southern Italian and Italian-American favorites with care and flair. More info: 631-779-3900, Best restaurants in long island ny 

red salt room

Red Salt Room (45 Seventh St., Garden City): David Burke's high-end steakhouse is tucked inside the landmark Garden City Hotel, turning out dry-aged porterhouses, rib-eyes and strips that are the equal of any on Long Island. Also on the menu are other Burke specialties including clothesline bacon and angry lobster with lemon, chilies, and basil. More info: 516-877-9385, 

Vienna of Roslyn


  1 Railroad Ave., Roslyn): From a stone-lined tavern downstairs to a flickering gas fire upstairs, this bilevel lounge and event space has atmosphere in spades -- plus small plates from chef Frank Falgiano, such as grilled lamb rib chops and silky Mediterranean dips, that impress without being too fussy. More info: 516-621-7975,