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Experience a 3D, animated dinner at 317 Main in Farmingdale

September 26, 2023
Newsday
Dinner and a show takes on a whole new meaning in the James Room at 317 Main Street in Farmingdale this fall with the debut of “Nya & Ned Save the World” from TableMation Studios, giving Long Island its first recurring 3D-animated dining experience for brunch or dinner.
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$6.6K Raised For 'Ms. P's' Son, 2nd Farmingdale Fundraiser Planned

September 26, 2023
The Patch
Mariano Schwartz, a teenage pianist, raised more than $6,600 for the education fund of Gina Pellettiere's son by playing last Saturday at 317 Main Street, a restaurant in Farmingdale. He plans to play again this Saturday for the same cause.
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Cooking light for summer

September 19, 2023
PIX 11
New York (PIX11) Chef Eric Levine from Long Island restaurants 317 Main Street and Vico is back at PIX11 with some summer dishes. Levine focuses on fresh ingredients and lightness. He brought some dishes and desserts for Hazel and Arrianee to try out.
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Carnival comes to FOX Square

August 28, 2023
Fox News
Vico & 317 Main Street owner Eric LeVine presented the 'Fox & Friends Weekend' co-hosts with flavors from the fair at FOX Square.
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'Unique' 3-D Dining Experiences Coming To James Room In Farmingdale

August 15, 2023
The Patch
The James Room in Farmingdale is taking reservations between Sept. 13 and March 13 for immersive three-dimensional meals, said chef Eric LeVine. Tickets can be purchased on 317 Main Street's website. The James Room is at 319 Main St., Farmingdale. Normally a private occasion venue, the room is between 317 and The Nutty Irishman.
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$6K Donated To Farmingdale Food Pantry By Local Bar Owners

August 2, 2023
The Patch
A $6,000 check was presented to the St. Kilian Parish Social Ministry Food Distribution Center on Tuesday afternoon. Several Farmingdale bar and restaurant owners donated funds from the LepreCon bar crawl held in March, said Mike Marra, event coordinator of Unique Bar Crawls. Marra and Joe Fortuna, who co-owns The Nutty Irishman and 317 Main Street, presented the check to the food pantry.
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Who is The Best Chef on Long Island?

June 21, 2023
Long Island Press
Many of Long Island’s restaurants feature talented, creative chefs that all add their own spin to classic dishes and help develop new ones to bring a unique variety and taste to everyone they serve, but who is the best chef on Long Island? Long Islanders voted Chef Eric LeVine of 317 Main Street the Best Chef on Long Island in the 2023 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest!
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How A Musically-Gifted LI Teen's Generosity Is Helping The World

June 14, 2023
The Patch
A Farmingdale teenager is using his penchant for the piano for a smorgasbord of good. His latest deed: Helping disabled veterans walk again. Mariano Schwartz, 16, performs at 317 Main Street on Saturdays when he's not performing his table-bussing duties. The St. Anthony's High School sophomore donates every cent of his tips to charity. Since Jan. 7, Schwartz has raised $10,000 for the Bronx Veterans Medical Research ReWalk program, which designs exoskeleton walking suits that enable disabled veterans to stand up and walk again.
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Main Street Long Island: News 12 visits Farmingdale to spotlight some of its businesses

June 13, 2023
News 12
News 12 is in the Village of Farmingdale for our special series, Main Street Long Island.
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LI's Chef Eric LeVine Appearing On 'Morimoto's Sushi Master'

June 5, 2023
Patch News
Chef Eric LeVine will be featured in multiple episodes of "Morimoto's Sushi Master," where he got hands-on with a cuisine he learned a lot about on the fly. LeVine, the head chef and a partner at 317 Main Street and Vico in Farmingdale, spent two weeks in Los Angeles in October filming for the show hosted by chef Masaharu Morimoto.
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Celebrate National Cheese day with these cheesy recipes

June 4, 2023
Fox News
Chef and owner of restaurants Vico, 317 Main Street Eric Levine joins 'Fox & Friends Weekend' to celebrate National Cheese Day and dishes on cheesy recipes.
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Get your grill on for Memorial Day weekend

June 2, 2023
PIX 11
New York (PIX11) Firing up the grill for Memorial Day is a tradition shared by many. Chef Eric Levine of 317 Main Street and Vico stopped by PIX11 to speak with Dan and Hazel. He gives his tips for making burgers, salads, and tasty desserts.
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Eric LeVine Wins Best Chef On Long Island: 'It Means The World To Me'

March 1, 2023
Patch News
Eric LeVine was named Best Chef on Long Island in the 2023 Bethpage Best of LI Awards. LeVine is a partner in and cooks at both 317 Main Street and Vico, both restaurants in Farmingdale. "I'm very honored to have been selected best chef on Long Island," LeVine told Patch. "It means the world to me that our customers think that much of us, and it's really an award for my staff at Vico and at 317 Main Street. I'm blessed to do what I do here in Farmingdale and blessed to call this place my home."
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Chef Eric Levine shares recipes that'll bring your family together

January 29, 2023
Fox News
Vico and 317 Main Street’s Chef Eric Levine shares family-friendly recipes and highlights the benefits of regular family meals on ‘Fox & Friends Weekend.’
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Way to Go! St. Anthony's student raises money playing piano

January 19, 2023
Newsday
A Farmingdale teen with a passion for the piano recently used his musical skills to raise money for local children in need. Mariano Schwartz, 15, a sophomore at St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington, donated all the tips he collected playing piano for a three-hour span on a Saturday night last month at 317 Main Street, a restaurant in Farmingdale. The tips, which exceeded $500, were used to buy gift cards for economically disadvantaged teens at his school as part of a holiday drive. A portion of the money also went to the nonprofit Children’s Health Fund.
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Chef of the Year 2015 through 2022 for "Extraordinary Contributions in Fine Dining"

January 1, 2023
Restaurant Guild International
"Chopped” Champion, Chef Eric LeVine is bringing his talents to Farmingdale, a growing destination spot for great food, distinctive cocktails, and unbeatable entertainment. Chef Eric uniquely weaves local cuisine into an American Grill, setting himself and 317 Main Street apart from the many restaurant choices on Long Island. For an unforgettable experience, reserve a seat at the Chef’s Table, where you will have the opportunity to directly interact with Chef Eric and share in the experience of our kitchen. Where trendy meets fresh, indulge in a delicious meal paired with specialty craft cocktails while Chef Eric entertains you with his creativity, humor and passion for fresh local food.
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Holiday pop-ups, parties and festive events around Long Island

December 15, 2022
Newsday
This restaurant and nightspot is hosting four events centered on the holiday season, starting with a Christmas edition of its Game Show team competition ($10; Dec. 7), followed by a “Christmas Boozy Bingo Brunch” ($40; Dec. 11) and a “Christmas Music Bingo” challenge (Dec. 14) before wrapping the month with its “Studio 54 Christmas Spectacular” dance party ($8 in advance, $15 at the door; Dec. 23)
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Thanksgiving leftover recipes: Stuffing cakes, turkey pasta & more

November 25, 2022
Newsday
Too much turkey and stuffing overload isn't a problem for those who like Thanksgiving leftovers. Chef Eric LeVine, partner at 317 Main restaurant in Farmingdale, has these recipes for a fresh twist:
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Foundation turns grief into support for children with cancer

November 22, 2022
On Nov. 8, Long Island families arrived to have holiday photos snapped at 317 Main Street in Farmingdale. The party room of the restaurant hummed with a merry mood and wall-to-wall festive fleece as groups waited for their turn to grin and say “cheese.”
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Restaurants open for Thanksgiving

November 8, 2022
Newsday
Eric Levine is preparing a family-style holiday meal from noon to 5 p.m. Your table will be served platters of roast turkey, honey-glazed ham, stuffing, smashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, Brussels sprouts, green beans, cranberry sauce and green salad. For dessert: pumpkin pie, apple pie crisp and chocolate mousse. Price is $38 per adult, $15 ages 12 and younger. More info: 516- 512-5317, 317mainstreet.com.
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'Fox & Friends' taste chili on national chili week

October 8, 2022
Fox News
317 Main Street Chef Eric LeVine joins 'Fox & Friends' co-hosts for a tasting of the best chilis on Fox Square.
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Long Island chef Eric LeVine to compete on Food Network's 'Alex vs. America'

August 6, 2022
Newsday
Chef Eric LeVine is looking for redemption on the Food Network this Sunday. The chef of Farmingdale’s 317 Main Street and the newly opened Vico will be competing on "Alex vs. America," in which celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli goes up against three chefs focusing on one ingredient (in this case: pork).
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‘Fox & Friends Weekend’ co-hosts have BBQ bash on FOX Square

July 16, 2022
Fox News
Culinary director of ‘The Green Turtle’ Norman Dalager and Chef Eric Levine show ‘Fox & Friends Weekend’ co-hosts the best summer BBQ dishes on FOX Square.
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2022 Long Island Hospitality Ball returns to Woodbury

June 15, 2022
Newsday
After a two-year absence, The Long Island Hospitality Ball is back. This annual culinary extravaganza that raises money for cancer research is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and organizers hope to top 2019’s total of more than $400,000 raised for the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund. The event takes place on June 27 and, as usual, it takes over Woodbury’s Crest Hollow Country Club. Tickets costs $150 and offer unlimited tastes from scores of beverage distributors and local restaurants including 317 Main Street...
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Fork Cancer: LI Chefs To Host Ticketed Fundraiser In Farmingdale

March 1, 2022
Farmingdale Patch
FARMINGDALE, NY — Some of the finest chefs on Long Island are set to converge in Farmingdale to do their part in sticking a fork in cancer. Fork Cancer is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 11 at 317 Main Street, a restaurant in Farmingdale helmed by restaurateur Joe Fortuna and head chef Eric LeVine.
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The Marketplace at 317 opens in Farmingdale

February 17, 2022
Newsday
Eric LeVine just keeps pushing back. When the chef and his partner, Joe Fortuna, opened Farmingdale’s 317 Main Street in Nov. 2019, the gastropub boasted a 100-room dining room and generous bar. Behind the main room was an event space, Stage 317, that, during the pandemic, was drafted to provide additional socially distanced seating. (It’s now back to hosting live shows.) But 317 Main Street is a deep building, and behind Stage 317 was yet another space with a door that opened onto the municipal parking lot. LeVine didn’t see any reason why he couldn’t expand back 600 (square feet) and also fill a need for the community.
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Gov. Hochul to drop indoor mask mandate

February 8, 2022
News12
Gov. Kathy Hochul is under pressure as there are growing calls for her to lift the statewide mask mandate. This comes after New Jersey and Connecticut announced that their mask mandate will end in the coming weeks. The mask mandate will expire for businesses in New York on Thursday. Gov. Hochul says she will announce if she will e​xtend that mandate to wear masks in businesses on Wednesday.
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2 Entrepreneurs Join 317 Main Street in Farmingdale

January 18, 2022
The Patch
Side Hustle Bread and French Boards and Bites are bringing fresh bread and charcuterie to the table. The merchants spoke on the opportunity.
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Chef Eric LeVine cooks French toast to celebrate National French Toast Day

November 28, 2021
Fox News
317 Main Street co-partner Eric LeVine joined 'Fox & Friends Weekend' to honor National French Toast Day.
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'Not your typical turkey:' Unique dishes to impress your Thanksgiving guests

November 23, 2021
News 12
"If you're looking to serve something unique this Thanksgiving, we've got you covered with a few different recipes." News 12's Elisa DiStefano talks with Chef Eric LeVine, of 317 Main Street in Farmingdale, about how you can impress your dinner guests with some not-so-typical Thanksgiving dishes
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Farmingdale welcomes O El Amor and the sound of the ’80s

November 5, 2021
Greater Farmingdale
There’s still time to get your tickets and plan to see Long Island’s über popular 80s love ballad cover band O El Amor tonight on Stage 317 at 317 Main Street in Farmingdale. The masked lovers hit the stage at 9 p.m., performing the likes of “Maniac,” “Tainted Love,” “Centerfold,” and a plethora of other absolute classics from the Decade of Greed — and big hair.
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The best bistros on Long Island

February 1, 2021
Newsday
Cozy, comfortable, familiar--yet inventive. That's what you'll find at Long Island's best bistros, which are just as likely to turn a great, simple burger as they are to surprise their regulars with a one-night-only special of inventively prepared local scallops.
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Chef Eric LeVine cooks up a quick, tasty meal for the ‘Eat It to Beat It’ nutrition challenge

September 28, 2020
PIX 11
As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month continues, Ben Aaron cooked up a nutritious meal that you can include in the “Eat it To Beat it” 30-day challenge. The nationwide challenge is to eat 30 healthy foods in 30 days. “Chopped” winner and restaurant owner Chef Eric LeVine joined Ben to show us how to make the quick and tasty meal with cabbage.
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‘Chopped’ winner Chef Eric LeVine shares Fourth of July BBQ tips, marinade recipes and more

June 2, 2020
PIX 11
Ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Chef Eric LeVine shared some food ideas, BBQ tips and marinade recipes with the PIX11 Morning News. Check out some of the “Chopped” winner’s recipes below, sure to make your holiday a delicious one.
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Chef Eric LeVine's Super Bowl Sunday Snacks

February 2, 2020
NBC News 4
317 Main Street Executive Chef Eric LeVine shares his Super Bowl Sunday menu suggestions with Pat Battle.
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Dishin' Long Island: 317 Main Street in Farmingdale

January 9, 2020
News12
News 12's Stone Grissom visited the Farmingdale restaurant and helped make chicken and waffles.
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317 Main Street review: 'Chopped' winner Eric LeVine brings Farmingdale gastropub to vivid life

November 19, 2019
Newsday
It started with drinks, apps, lots of do-you-know-what-you-want-yets from the harried waitstaff, and table talk about how many menu items representing how many cuisines a gastropub can possess before it becomes just a plain old restaurant. The dinner did not officially begin, though, until the arrival of the salad shaker, which denotes both a person and vessel. A wedge of lettuce was delivered in a sealed jar, dressing and all, whereupon our server agitated it with the gusto of a man twerking while throwing a shot put.
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Award-winning Chef Eric LeVine Opens 317 Main Street Farmingdale

November 13, 2019
LongIsland.com
The list of awards he has won is as long as your sleeve. So are the tattoos that decorate both his arms. He’s also been crowned champion of Food Network’s “Chopped," all while beating cancer. More than once. Now, Chef Eric LeVine has his sights set on Farmingdale with his newest restaurant 317 Main Street. And, yes, it is located at 317 Main Street.
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'Simply LeVine: Chef Discusses Road To 317 Main Street

September 25, 2019
Farmingdale Observer
Chef Eric LeVine, who has appeared on Food Network shows like Chopped and Beat Bobby Flay, has teamed up with The Nutty Irishman to open up a gastropub called 317 Main Street. While LeVine is excited about his new restaurant, he took some time to reflect on his long journey to Farmingdale Village.
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'Chopped' winner Eric LeVine opens gastropub 317 Main Street in Farmingdale

September 19, 2019
Newsday
317 Main Street in Farmingdale is a new offshoot of The Nutty Irishman next door. It has kitchen-side seating and a menu by executive chef Eric LeVine, winner of Food Network's "Chopped."
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Tailgating tips with celebrated New York chef ahead of Jets vs. Browns

September 16, 2019
PIX 11
Check out these tailgating tips with Chef Eric LeVine: Grilling When grilling at a tailgate, have fun with your grill choice. Charcoal is a great alternative to gas, just make sure the coals completely cool off before throwing them out.
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