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'New-Age American' restaurant Zest opens in Bay Shore

'New-Age American' restaurant Zest opens in Bay Shore
The stand-alone building on West Main Street in Bay Shore that was last Slice pizzeria has been taken over by its head chef Michael Liebman, who in November turned it into a vibrant small-plates eater

i pShare Tweet Email The stand-alone building on West Main Street in Bay Shore that was last Slice pizzeria has been taken over by its head chef Michael Liebman, who in November turned it into a vibrant small-plates eatery.Main Street in Bay Shore.Liebman said he’s working on bringing in wine-based alcohol, such as wine-based rum, vodka and tequila.Among the plates are cauliflower crust chips; grilled zucchini rollatini with whipped ricotta, grilled cherry tomatoes, burrata and blueberry-onion relish; a Thai PB&J sandwich starring pulled pork, Thai peanut sauce, apricot jam and pickled cucumbers; and a loaded grilled cheese pretzel (stuffed with American cheese, topped with pepper Jack, pico de gallo, grilled scallions and Cajun ranch).

Zest is open Tuesdays to Sundays at noon; Tuesdays to Thursdays it closes at 9 p.Desserts aren’t a main focus for Liebman, but a few are on special, including chocolate risotto balls that have the same consistency of rice pudding and are coated with cornflakes before being fried.

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