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The Very Best New York Wineries that you’ve Never Heard of

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you typically think of America’s top wine regions, Napa Valley is always the first place that comes to mind. However, in recent years, the fruitful vineyards on the east end of Long Island have begun to make quite a name for themselves. If you’re looking to try some of this amazing vino first-hand but don’t want to travel across the country for it, here are the top New York wineries.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Bars

Festive Cinco de Mayo Parties for Celebrating in Style

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Even though Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican national holiday, we also like to celebrate it over here in America! In fact, there are plenty of Mexican restaurants and Cinco de Mayo parties in our area where you can celebrate in style with tons of delicious tacos and cold margaritas!

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday, Bars

Ollie’s Complete Guide to Long Island Restaurant Week 2018

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, Long Island is home to a seemingly endless number of out-of-this-world eateries. Luckily, they will all be on display during Long Island Restaurant Week 2018, which takes place from April 22-29, for just $28.95. In fact, here are three excellent bistros that will be hosting these reduced rate, prix fixe dinners.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants

Top Easter Dinner Restaurants to Celebrate with Family

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you haven’t made any plans yet for Easter Sunday, what are you waiting for? Luckily, Ollie’s has you covered. From ornate eateries to more casual dining options, here are all of the restaurants where you can have a wonderful Easter dinner with family and friends.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday

St. Patrick’s Day Parties where the Irish Tradition Lives on

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

In just a couple days, bars and pubs all around New York will be packed with people celebrating the patron saint of Ireland. Whether you’re drinking green beer, Jameson or Guinness, check out these festive St. Patrick’s Day parties.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday, Bars, restaurants

Ollie’s Official Guide to the Best Bagels on Long Island

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

There are so many terrific things that Long Island is known for, namely our wineries, pristine beaches, Billy Joel and, of course, out-of-this-world bagels. Whether you like them toasted, scooped out, buttered or smattered in cream cheese, our region truly has it all. In fact, from Hewlett to Port Washington, we’ve compiled a definitive list of the best bagels on Long Island.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink

The Top Three Trendiest Spots for Brunch in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM

You know that feeling you get when you can’t decide between breakfast or lunch? Do you want burgers and fries or eggs and pancakes? It’s one of the most common dilemmas that has plagued indecisive diners for generations. Luckily, when you’re near a city like Queens, there are plenty of cozy dining options for even the pickiest foodies. So, without further delay, here is Ollie’s definitive guide to the best brunch in Queens.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Bars, Queens, Queens bars, restaurants

Treat your Loved One to a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

This February 14, show your loved one how much they mean to you by taking them out to a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner in our area. Why buy a gift when you can treat your partner to a fantastic meal? Or, why not both? Either way, here are a few of the top Queens and Long Island restaurants where you can find a warm, intimate setting for your evening.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Holiday, restaurants, Valentine's Day

Delicious Manhasset Restaurants Ideal for any Occasion

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you think of Manhasset, you may consider it as the home of the Miracle Mile (or Americana), a luxury shopping destination along Northern Boulevard. But did you also know that many of the area’s top restaurants can be found there as well? It’s true—plenty of Manhattan’s top executive chefs eventually make their way to the kitchens of Nassau. Take for example, these three Manhasset restaurants that you need to experience.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, restaurants

Show off your Billiard Skills at these Pool Halls in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

After you’ve gone to all of the bars and restaurants in your neighborhood, you may find yourself looking for something a little different for your night out on the town. If you fancy yourself a billiards player or are merely interested in giving the game a try, you should round up all of your friends and take a trip out to one of these popular pool halls in Queens for a good time guaranteed.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Queens, Queens bars