Gateau St. Honore is one of the desserts at La Marmite in Williston Park, March 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus)
In a couple of weeks, La Marmite will be 40 years old. But it's also new.
Last year, owner Renzo Pedrazzi retired. He pretty much created the vintage continental restaurant, where you'd fearlessly order a seafood-filled crepe or baked clams, beef Wellington or rack of lamb, maybe duck a l'orange or Dover sole meunière, and perhaps chocolate mousse or a spin on gâteau Saint-Honore.
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