Are you looking for a luxurious dining experience in Suffolk County, NY? Look no further! From Sungchul Shim's Kochi to Justin and Jurga Sharp's restaurant, there are plenty of options to choose from. Whether you're craving traditional Korean cuisine, whole fish dishes, or a crispy roast, you'll find something to tantalize your taste buds. And if you want to take your experience to the next level, don't forget to ask for a glass of wine from Miguel de León, winner of the first Michelin sommelier award in New York. Kochi is a great place to start your culinary journey.
The name in Korean means “pincho” and Shim presents an impressive tasting menu focusing on strung dishes and interpretations of traditional Korean cuisine. For something a bit different, head to Mangieri's in New Rochelle. You might be tricked into thinking you're in Naples, except that Mangieri's talent is unique and you know you can't be anywhere other than in his restaurant. Here you'll find cuttlefish risotto, octopus salad and anchovies marinated in Croatian olive oil. If you're looking for something more traditional, Cho Dang Gol is the place to go.
This Koreatown restaurant specializes in tofu stews and other dishes that showcase the best of Korean cuisine. For a Michelin-starred experience, Pea Porridge in Bury St Edmunds is the place to go. Sam, whose hobby (apart from making chocolates) is eating in Michelin-starred restaurants, approaches the menus with enormous ambition, always with the intention of going beyond what a fine-dining rural pub can offer. If you're looking for something more casual but still Michelin-starred, Justin and Jurga Sharp's restaurant is the perfect choice. Here you'll find a greenhouse-style dining room with dishes that may include slow-braised Norfolk veal cheek with crispy watercress and leeks, Suffolk roasted chicken breast with candied leg, gnocchi, kale, aioli and whole wheat butter crumb, and peanut ice cream with white chocolate ganache.
And don't forget to ask for a glass of wine from Miguel de León!Finally, if you're looking for something truly unique, head to Sri Lankan restaurant on Staten Island known for its unmissable lamprais - a tasty rice dish made with eggs, vegetables and fish wrapped and baked in a banana leaf.