Seasons 52 in Garden City is a great addition to the Long Island dining scene. A “chain” restaurant owned by Darden Restaurants, there’s nothing chain about it. It’s a high-end restaurant that focuses on healthy dishes, superior ambience and carefully selected wine options.
In the 11 years that Waterzooi has been in business they have been consistently known for a few things. Their beer, mussels and steak frites are among the most notable on Long Island and they are still pushing as strong as ever.
At the end of any year it’s always fun to look back at where we’ve explored across Long Island and compile a small list of our favorite restaurants and dining destinations. This year we’ve done just that and we’re pleased to present to our readers our 2011 Year – End Favorites.
Making his way out to Nassau County, Bobby Flay himself ushered in the opening of his new burger spot, Bobby’s Burger Palace, yesterday in Roosevelt Field Mall, marking his second Long Island location (and 9th overall) of the growing brand.
Ease of access to the Meadowbrook Parkway, Eisenhower Park and the Roosevelt Field Mall area will most likely be great selling points for the new rental community, Avalon Garden City, being built on Stewart Avenue. Having razed the site and starting construction now, the result will be a variety of one, two and three-bedroom apartments as well as townhouse units.
There was a time when the only good Sunday brunches were in the confines of New York City. Things-are-a-changing around here and we’re happy to see the state of the Sunday brunch improving all over Long Island. This week’s Sunday Brunch feature comes to us in the form of Jonathan’s in Garden City Park.
The next episode of Restaurant Hunter is taking you to Garden City on the north shore of Nassau County. To see what hotspots Rob Petrone of FiOS1 Long Island and Mark Levine of East of NYC are showing off, continue on past the jump.
Across the country, Seasons 52 restaurants have been operating with a focus on great seasonal portions that all sit below 475 calories. This feature alone is setting them apart from the pack as this country’s chain restaurants are inundating menus with 1,000+ calorie “healthy options”.