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Mike Mammoliti’s SoHo Restaurant, Mamo, Is All About French Provençal

Celebrities aren’t necessarily a good judge of fine restaurants, but when patrons include Rihanna, Gigi Hadid, Beyonce and Jay Z, SoHo restauranteur Mike “Mamo” Mammoliti must be doing something right. Michelin-starred Executive Chef Massimo Sola probably has a lot to do with it as well. Mammoliti’s Italian/French restaurant, Mamo, captures the look, feel and Provençal flavors of its Antibes, France, namesake restaurant, Mamo Le Michelangelo....

Junoon: Indian Cusine Fit for Raja in Manhattan’s Flatiron District

Junoon likes to bill itself as a restaurant with “French service, in the family, ­Indian style.” At least that’s how one waiter described it when a local critic recently visited the new outlet in the Flatiron district of Manhattan. The city doesn’t lack for Indian eateries, but Junoon aims for the upscale. The owners obviously pay attention to detail and it shows in the decor. It’s not your typical buffet-style Indian restaurant....

Nick & Toni’s: Simply a Superstar in East Hampton For Mediterranean Fare

Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton is widely recognized as the most sought-after seat in the Hamptons, and each year brings fresh praise. Gael Greene of New York magazine wrote: “I’ve practically leased a table at the East Hampton Nick & Toni’s. The crew meshes as if they’ve been doing this forever – as some of them have. Am I imagining it? The food is better than ever.”...

Miranda: Williamsburg Gem Blends Italian, South American Cuisine

Sasha Miranda and husband Mauricio Miranda thought they’d found the ideal location for “Miranda,” the Williamsburg, Brooklyn restaurant they opened in 2007. The building was once home to a pre-prohibition saloon and a popular neighborhood bakery. With such history, they knew the location offered unique ties to the community. They’ve strived to maintain the integrity of the 125-year-old building in keeping with the surrounding neighborhood ever since....

Stonewalls: Continental Fare Served With Golf in Riverhead

Stonewalls Restaurant is located at The Woods at Cherry Creek Golf Course, which sprawls across 140 acres. Owners Vincent Sasso and Charles Jurgens also own and operate the course and nearby The Links at Cherry Creek. Executive chef Guy Peuch, formerly of The Water Club in Manhattan and The Inn on the Harbor in Cold Spring Harbor, is an industry veteran with more than 40 years of Continental and European experience....

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Keith Girard is Editor and Publisher of TheImproper, New York City’s cutting edge arts, entertainment pop culture and lifestyle Web magazine. Before that, he was editor-in-chief of Billboard magazine and a reporter for the Washington Post among other media positions.