3 New Restaurants to Try on Long Island


Bay Shore’s newest Irish pub opened its doors this March.

Stop in at Kitty Mulligan’s on Tuesdays for tacos with an Irish twist or on Fridays for happy hour, 3 p.m.-7 p.m., and live music. Enjoy pulled pork, barbecue chicken and baked beans on Western Wednesdays, and don’t forget ladies’ night on Thursdays. Ladies, start your weekend off with $8 martinis at the bar, available after 4 p.m.

Kitty Mulligan’s is open for dine-in and takeout, Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.

615 E. Main St., Bay Shore, 631-315-3571, kittymulligans.com 


Celebratory promotions and holiday-themed menus have been consistent at Nuvo since its grand opening in East Meadow.

This upscale Caribbean eatery serves up-Island-inspired starters and entrees like rock shrimp roti ($14), jerk duck spring

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Review of Eleven Madison Park’s New $335 Vegan Menu From Opening Night

The refrigerated cases in Eleven Madison Park kitchens are once again fully stocked. This time, instead of flocks of hanging ducks, there are rows of ceramic pots, each filled with aging beets, with leafy green tops sticking out. You could be in a florist shop.

But you are not. You are in one of the most famous restaurants in the world, and there’s a waiting list of 15,000 to watch those pots get broken tableside, before the beets are carved up, wrapped in mustard leaf kimchi, and served with red wine jus. The beets, which have been dehydrated, then rehydrated, smoked, cured, and otherwise alchemized over the course of three days, have a remarkably chewy, almost meaty texture. Their dirty sweetness is transformed into a rich, roasted masterpiece of a dish, the excitement of which wafts alongside the charred aromas as the pots are wheeled throughout the dining room.


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