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Tasty Floral Park Restaurants for Every Kind of Occasion

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Although it’s mainly known for championship-level horse racing at the scenic, historic Belmont Park, Floral Park is also highly regarded for its fair share of delicious eateries. If you find yourself in the area anytime soon, make sure to try one of these three amazing eateries, otherwise known as the Triple Crown of Floral Park Restaurants.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants

Franklin Square Bars for a Summer Night Out on the Town

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

Now that the warm weather has descended upon us, Long Islanders are beating the heat by kicking back with a cool beverage at one of our many local bars. In a town like Franklin Square, there are plenty of great watering holes with ice cold drinks and good times to keep you busy all summer long. If you find yourself in the area this summer, pop into one of these fantastic Franklin Square bars.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, restaurants

Ollie’s Ultimate Preview of NYC Restaurant Week 2018

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

Believe it or not, dining out at fantastic restaurants is one of New York City’s favorite pastimes. After all, the Big Apple has tons of out-of-this-world eateries. Luckily, from July 23 to August 17, it will be NYC Restaurant Week, where you will find special prix-fixe menus at hundreds of bistros across town. A two-course lunch is $26 and a three-course dinner will cost $42. Here are some restaurants to look out for.

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Topics: NYC, Food&Drink, restaurants

The Top Waterfront Restaurants for a Serene, Seaside Meal

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Summer is finally upon us. That means that local seaside eateries are once again opening up their patios for diners to enjoy breathtaking views of our pristine shoreline. If you’re looking for a delicious dinner accompanied by sweeping maritime vistas, check out one of these three waterfront restaurants on Long Island.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants

Mother’s Day Restaurants for the Special Lady in your Life

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Whether you can believe it or not, Mother’s Day (May 13) is only a few short weeks away. So, in order to treat your beloved mother or the special lady in your life, why not take her out to a dinner at one of our fantastic local eateries? In fact, you really can’t go wrong with these three Mother’s Day restaurants.

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Topics: Holiday, Family, Mother's Day, restaurants

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

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

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