Benny's Ristorante, Westbury: Benny DiPietro amiably and intently oversees the dining room of his namesake, traditional Italian restaurant as he has for decades. Of course, regulars abound. Recommended: ricotta-and-pasta-stuffed eggplant alla Benny; beef carpaccio; spiedino alla Romana; mushroom risotto; gnocchi with veal ragu; bucatini con le sarde, or with sardines, wild fennel raisins and pine nuts; pan-seared sea scallops with asparagus risotto; mustard-crusted rack of lamb; house-made cheesecake. (Pictured: Rigatoni alla Pugliese).
Veal Sorrentina, a breaded veal cutlet topped with prosciutto and mozzarella, is served at Benny's Ristorante in Westbury.