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Dining Review: Hideaway Homecoming

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By Shoshanna McCollum HOUSER’S HIDEAWAY has been reincarnated many times over the decades. Yes, it was established in 1921, the year Ocean Beach became an incorporated village, and there really was a Mrs. Houser. She bequeathed the business to her … Full Story

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Surf’s Out…Come on In

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by Carrie Ann Salvi BAKED, BROILED, SAUTEED, rolled up or on the half shell, Surf’s Out “has the most delicious and upscale food on the island” proclaimed Matthew ?Barbara, one of its owners, on one of the first weekends their … Full Story

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Maguire’s – A Classic Revisited

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By Shoshanna McCollum GENERATIONS AGO Maguire’s Bayfront Restaurant was home to the Ocean Beach Yacht Club. Offering unrivaled views of the Great South Bay on their vast back deck, there is no mystery to why it is one of the … Full Story

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VERDE KITCHEN: “Best. Tacos. Ever.”

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by Timothy Bolger IN THE RUSTIC DINING ROOM doubling as a greenhouse at Verde, an upscale casual Mexican restaurant in downtown Bay Shore, the chef picks herbs, peppers and garnishes growing within arms-length of patrons. The food’s that fresh. In … Full Story