Breaking the Rules

March 20, 2014

Trust him, chef Michael Maroni knows what you like Author: Sal Vaglica | Published: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Following the rules was never all that important to chef Michael Maroni. The idea that fine dining happens exclusively in restaurants with things like menus, nuanced background music and generous space between tables is bankable. But it

Northport Chef Challenged in Bobby Flay Throwdown

May 10, 2013

The Observer Oct. 2007 When it comes to the best meatballs in the land, look no further than Woodbine Avenue in Northport Village. At least that is according to the Food Network. Bobby Flay is one of the Food Network’s top chefs, hosting a variety of culinary programs, including “Throwdown with Bobby Flay.” When he

Eating to The Beat of Rock and Roll

March 26, 2008

Newsday. By Erica Marcus March 26, 2008 Could one restaurant exhibit more contradictions than Northport’s Maroni Cuisine? Overlooking the curtained vestibule is a tattered poster of Jerry Garcia. Inside, the fixed-price tasting menu hovers around $100 a person. The narrow dining room barely accommodates 32 people, but on a busy night there will be up