A spicy marinara blankets classic meatballs with fresh rigatoni at That Meetball Place in Patchogue in February 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Joan Reminick)
Huge, handsome and hip, That Meetball Place in Patchogue is a study in wood, brick and iron. High ceilings, a high decibel level and a high-top communal table amp up the vibe. Even the name of the place is a play on words: You go there to meet, have a ball and eat meatballs. All kinds, served in any number of ways.
On a recent evening, when the place reverberated with loud music and shouted...
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