Are your taste buds craving something new for a change? Try these three new restaurants on Long Island!
One of Massapequa’s new establishments, Spoonsticks, specializes in Korean cuisine and Japanese ramen.
Start with Japanese-style steamed buns ($5-$6), soy garlic wings ($12-$20), jeon (Korean-style pancake [$10]), or mandu (fried dumpling [$9]). For dinner, try kimchi fried rice ($16), japchae (stir-fried glass noodles with vegetables [$15-$18] and beef or pork bulgogi (marinated, grilled meat [$22-$24)]. Ramen lovers can also choose from regular or spicy miso ($19), tantanmen (made with chicken broth [$17]), shoyu (vegetable or mushroom broth [$16]), or tonkotsu, made with pork broth ($17)
Spoonsticks is open seven days a week and is available for dine-in, takeout and delivery though UberEats, Grubhub and DoorDash.
4348 Merrick Rd., Massapequa, 516-200-4755, spoonsticks.square.site
This upscale resto-lounge, taking advance reservations only, just celebrated its grand opening last December.
Whether you choose dine-in or pickup, Prime 39 offers a wide range of both land and seafood options. Some seafood favorites include mini lobster rolls ($18), mussels with garlic ($16), barbecued salmon ($24), crabmeat-stuffed shrimp ($32) and seafood linguine ($32). On the land side, there are lamb chops ($18-$36), sliders ($16), steak ($36-$75), and Southern fried chicken ($21). Along with a selection of signature cocktails and dessert wine, customers can finish with vanilla bean cheesecake, carrot cake, apple Tatin, or chocolate molten lava cake ($9).
Prime 39 is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
39 Atlantic Ave., Lynbrook, 516-837-3939, prime39.com
The Pizzeria has recently opened a second location in Bayport; the first is at Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.
Stick to the basics with plain ($17.95), Sicilian ($18.95), and grandma pies ($19.95) or try one of their specialty pizzas: buffalo chicken, bruschetta, vodka Margherita, meatball burrata, or the Bayport, made with sweet tomato sauce and mozzarella on an olive oil crust ($24.95). Besides pies, this pizzeria also has sandwiches, pasta dishes, and salads on the menu.
The Pizzeria opens for dine-in and pickup at 11 a.m. Monday through Saturday and at noon on Sundays. Orders for pickup can be made through the website.
606 Montauk Hwy., Bayport, 631-472-5959, thepizzeriany.com
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