The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene
BloggersPeter Gianotti Erica Marcus Joan Reminick Marjorie Robins
Sandy left you hungry? Get food at these open LI restaurants and markets
We’ve received reports via Facebook, Twitter and email that the following stores and restaurants are open. Because most phone lines are down, it’s not possible to confirm.
Babylon Village Deli at 35 John St., Babylon is open.
Francesco’s Restaurant & Pizzeria at 29 John St., Babylon is open.
Aji 52 at 53 E. Main St., Bay Shore, 631-591-3107 is open for a "hurricane survival party."
Mediterranean Diner at 195 Bedford Ave., Bellmore, 516-221-8721 is open.
Pasquale’s at 505 Bedford Ave., Bellmore, 516-679-3661 is open.
Piccolo’s at 2770 Sunrise Hwy., Bellmore, 516-679-8787 is open.
Umberto’s at 208 Bedford Ave. Bellmore, 516-409-1400 is open.
El Pulgarcito Restaurant at 259 Second Ave., Brentwood, is open with hot Spanish food.
Almond at 1 Ocean Rd., Bridgehampton, 631-537-5665, is open.
Dunkin’ Donuts at 1311 Middle Country Rd. (Marshall Dr.), Centereach, is open, with wireless internet.
CORAM / MEDFORD
Word reaches us that along Route 112, gas stations, supermarkets, restaurants and Target are all open.
Ludlow Bistro at 1945 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, 631-667-9595, is open.
Waldbaum's at 1960 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, 631-586-2982, is open for now, expects to close by dark.
Bagel Boss (long lines) at 1941 Jericho Tpke.
Thai Green Leaf (closing at 4 p.m.) at 1969 Jericho Tpke.
Il Villini, family-style Italian, 286 Larkfield Rd.
Crossroads Cafe, 26 Laurel Rd.
BJs at 50 Daniel St., Farmingdale, 631-755-9200, expects to be open until 10 p.m.
Burger King at 1915 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, 631-753-0280, is open.
Pizza Hut / Taco Bell at 1981 Broadhollow Rd., 631-752-7723, is open.
Ruby Tuesday at 2120 Broad Hollow Rd., Farmingdale, 631- 293-5395, is open for dinner.
Spartan Diner at 1580 Broad Hollow Rd., Farmingdale, 631-293-8633, is open.
A New Leaf Tea Room, 152 Seventh St. (between Hilton and Franklin Sts.), Garden City. Plans to stay open until 4 p.m. Cookies too.
Dunkin’ Donuts, 165 Seventh St. (between Hilton and Franklin Sts.), Garden City is open, with wireless internet.
Grimaldi’s at 980 Franklin Ave., Garden City, 516-294-6565, expects to be open until 10 p.m. Cash only.
Prost Grill & Garten at 652 Franklin Ave., Garden City, 516-427-5215, is open for dinner.
Novita at 860 Franklin Ave., Garden City, 516-739-7660 is open.
Wild Fig at 829 Franklin Ave., Garden City, 516-739-1002, expects to be open until 9:30 p.m.
First and South at 100 South St., Greenport, 631-333-2200, is open for dinner.
Luigi Q at 400 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Hicksville, 516-932-7450, is open for dinner.
Tellers at 605 Main St., Islip, 631-277-7070. Bar opens at 4 p.m., dining room at 5 p.m.
Verace at 599 Main St., Islip, 631-277-3800. Bar opens at 4 p.m., dining room at 5 p.m.
Costco at 625 Broad Hollow Rd., Melville, 631-293-8707 expects to be open until 8:30 p.m.
News Stand Deli, 1730 Walt Whitman Rd. (until food runs out).
Waldbaum’s at 894 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville, 631-385-0145, is open.
Miller Place Pasteria, 343 Rte. 25A serving pizza and other Italian food and wine.
The Purple Elephant Market at 81 Fort Salonga Rd., Northport, 631-651-5002, is open until 7 p.m. and then all day tomorrow.
Roast Coffee and Tea at 41 E. Main St., Patchogue, 631-627-3966, is open but no open-mic night tonight.
The Village Idiot at 8 E. Main St., Patchogue, 631-289-8471, is open.
Fairway Market at 50 Manetto Hill Rd., Plainview, 516-937-5402 is open.
Sonic Drive In, 1380 Deer Park Ave. (between Garnet and Davis Sts.), North Babylon is open.
Toast at 242 E. Main St., Port Jefferson, 631-331-6860, open tonight with limited menu.
PORT JEFFERSON STATION
Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace, 1108 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station 631-331-1706
Parto's at 12 W. Main St., Riverhead, 631-727-4828 is open for pizza and Italian.
The Riverhead Project, 300 E. Main St. (between Maple and Union aves.), Riverhead. Opening at 4 p.m. with $40 3-course prix fixe and half-price drinks at bar.
Tweeds at 17 East Main St., Riverhead, 631-208-3151, is open—even while they pump water out of the basement.
William FLoyd Diner at 467 William Floyd Pkway., Shirley, 631-399-4388, is open.
Buona Sera at 88 East Main St., Smithtown, 631-265-0625, is open.
Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace, 95 Route 111, Smithtown 631-863-0900 is open.
Plaza Café at 61 Hill St., Southampton, 631-283-9323 is open.
Bagel Master, 43 Cold Spring Rd. (at Muttontown Eastwoods Rd.), Syosset
Fairway Market at 1258 Corporate Dr., Westbury, 516-247-6850, is open.
Photo: Razor clams at The Riverhead Project are served with green garlic gremolata, grapefruit and wild arugula.