by JOAN REMINICK AND PETER M. GIANOTTI / firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com July 9, 2014 11:01 AM
Long Island casts a wide net, but the number of exceptional seafood restaurants is surprisingly small. They're the antidotes to the uniformly gilded fried platters and universally overcooked broiled ones; the perpetual poorly stuffed flounder and the inevitable cement-closed baked clams. Don't get us started about what's criminally called "bouillabaisse." In a major seafooder, freshness is all. Here are Newsday's choices for the 10 best. The favorite: The Plaza Café in Southampton.