3 new restaurants to try on Long Island
Want to feast on 15 types of Brazilian-style grilled meats and seafood with customizable traditional and American sides prepared from a delicious salad bar inspired by the farmland market? Then it’s time to get a table at the Master Grill.
Reviving a former Olive Garden location, patrons can choose only the market table for $39.99, the selection of two meats picanha prime top sirloin and a choice of over 10 cuts of meat and a choice of two sides for $32.99 or the Churrasco Experience with rodíziosignature cuts style continuous dinner service and market table options.
Besides the sirloin, Rodizio options include lamb chop, rib eye, filet mignon, ribs, pork sausage, bacon, and grilled oysters.
5598 Sunrise Road, Massapequa, mastergrill.us516-308-7838
WAYWARD COOKING AND COCKTAILS
A hip spot with a new take on the classic American menu, The Wayward breathes new life into downtown Sayville, taking over the space previously occupied by Crickets.
Creative concoctions include the burrata appetizer with pear and sage jam, pear and cranberry chutney, fried sage, sea salt and toast ($16); the Sayville crab cake sandwich with coleslaw and green apple served on a brioche ($18); and the thick cauliflower steak with marinated red onion, zucchini ribbons, fried goat cheese and chimichurri ($22).
The dessert also takes a twist beyond ice cream sandwiches, cheesecake and flourless chocolate cake, with the Pegs Sweet Crumb Cake with powdered sugar, cinnamon apples and a drizzle of toffee ($8).
98 Main Street Sayville, thewaywardsayville.com631-567-6345
Offering a menu of modern Mexican cuisine and sophisticated mezcal- and tequila-based cocktails that capture the fresh flavors of Yucatán, Tulum brings a jungalow-chic vibe to Long Island when it debuts Dec. 1.
Taking center stage on the menu, classic street tacos with a light and healthy twist range from seared tuna and Baja fish with shredded cabbage and lemon aioli, to vegans and vegetarians. soyrizo and chayote Milanese with avocado and lemon curd as well as carnivorous options such as Pat LaFrieda’s A5 Wagyu burger.
Boasting an extensive collection of mezcals, tequilas and other fine spirits, the restaurant’s margarita and tequila cocktails, such as a watermelon-citrus pink peppercorn paloma, reflect the vibrant flavors of Yucatán, as do a selection of N/A elixirs and agua frescoes based on passion fruit, hibiscus and lime.
Tulum Tacos & Tequila will be open nightly for happy hour and dinner, a take-out taco window will open in early 2023, and brunch will launch in the spring.
230 Jericho Tpke., Mineola, tulumta.co