Vienna - Roslyn, NY

There are not many hot lounges on Long Island, so when one opens, it is sure to be the buzz around town. With my birthday coming up, I knew this would be the perfect place to celebrate my special day.

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Bin 56 - Huntington, NY

Located off the beaten path in Huntington, lies a cozy restaurant serving small plates with big flavors. I had never heard of Bin 56 before, but a Fashionable Foodie reader mentioned it to me and I put it on my list.

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Brewology295 - Port Jefferson, NY

One rainy Sunday morning, my family and I headed to Port Jefferson so the kids could play at Fun 4 All. Fun 4 All is a great space that has an indoor playground, bouncy houses and games for the kids. After playing for a while, it was getting close to lunchtime, so we googled some food options in the area.

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Bobbique - Patchogue, NY

Located in the town of Patchogue is one of Long Island’s oldest barbecue joints. It opened June 2006 and has been a staple on Main Street ever since. People come from all over to sample Bobbique’s fresh dry rubbed meats that are smoked to perfection in “The Pit.”

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Walls Wharf - Bayville, NY

Located in the town of Bayville is a scenic summery spot where you can practically dine on the beach. It is the ideal restaurant for little ones, as parents can lounge at the table drinking margaritas, while their children can run around collecting seashells or building sandcastles.

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Ocean Restaurant - Bayville NY

With the summer coming to a close, I’m trying to soak up the last couple of warm nights by dining at outdoor restaurants. When I think about restaurants on Long Island that have outdoor dining, there is one restaurant that stands above all the rest. That restaurant is Ocean.

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The Rust & Gold - Huntington, NY

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I were in Huntington Village heading home after a night out when we saw a place that seemed to just be getting the night started. Curious to see what could be so lively at this time of night, we drove over to get a closer look. There were tons of people outside and we realized that “this must be the place.” The place we discovered is The Rust & Gold.

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H2O East Islip - East Islip, NY

Last week I had the honor of attending a private tasting and cooking demonstration at H2O East Islip. The Bohlsen Group invited a number of top Long Island food bloggers to sample items from the upcoming menu and meet with the man behind the scenes, Executive Chef Wayne.

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Swallow Restaurant - Huntington, NY

There are certain restaurants that come to the forefront of my mind when people ask my favorite place to eat in Long Island. One restaurant I will always recommend is Swallow in Huntington. I love everything about this restaurant – trendy, inventive cocktails, and delicious dishes.

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Kerber's Farm - Huntington, NY

Summer and lobster rolls go hand and hand. The beautiful weather makes you want to eat something light and fresh and there is no better dish that accomplishes that than the lobster roll. I’ve had many lobster rolls in my life and by far my favorite was located in Maine. That was until I discovered Kerber’s Farm in Huntington, Long Island!

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Jackson's Restaurant - Commack, NY

One of the first restaurants my husband and I dined at when we moved to Long Island was Jackson’s Restaurant in Commack. Jackson’s Restaurant features an extensive menu in a low-key setting, making it a perfect restaurant selection for any time of day.

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The Refuge - Food & Spirits - Melville, NY

One of my favorite restaurants when I first moved to Long Island was Four Food Studio in Melville. I loved the atmosphere and especially enjoyed the DJ and dancing aspect. I actually celebrated my 30th birthday there and brought all my Brooklyn girls to Long Island to celebrate. Over the years Four Food Studio started to decline and was not really drawing in the crowds. The owners decided to close the doors on Four Food Studio and completely renovate the space. The new restaurant is called The Refuge.

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Sandbar Restaurant - Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Sandbar is a beautiful restaurant located in the quaint village of Cold Spring Harbor. Upon entering the restaurant, diners are greeted by a spacious bar with a lively scene. The dining room is also a thing of beauty, as it features a bright room with plenty of windows and nautical themed décor.

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