Steve Mosco

Steve Mosco, the former editor-in-chief at Anton Media Group, is a columnist for Long Island Weekly's food and sports sections. He fancies himself a tastemaker, food influencer and king of all eaters.

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Pizza Showdown

Editors square off on who's got the better pizza: New York or Chicago By Steve Mosco and Christy Hinko Everyone loves pizza−but not everyone loves each other's pizza. Long Island Weekly editors Steve Mosco, a pizza purist...

Eat Your Heart Out: When Candy Just Won’t Do On Valentine’s Day

Aphrodisiacs aren’t real. It doesn’t matter how many oysters you slurp down, how much chocolate you stuff in your face or how many hot peppers you burn down your throat—if your partner’s not in the...

The Pantry Reborn

Iconic Long Island eatery breathes new life into diner fare Rockville Centre’s Pantry Diner burned to the ground in 2011. With the family business completely destroyed, owner Tommy Mavroudis’ gut reaction was to immediately rebuild the...

Music To Your Mouth: What To Eat At A Grammy Awards Viewing Party

“I don’t know what this means. I don’t think it means anything.” —Eddie Vedder, of Pearl Jam, upon receiving a Grammy award in 1996 for Best Rock Performance. Despite what the institution itself wants you to...

Party Pairings: Food And Drinks To Ring In The New Year

To some people, the very idea of food and drink pairings conjures up images of snooty high-brow types sipping from tea cups with pinkies proudly protruding. The more modern day stereotype is that of a...

Abbondanza! An Italian-American style Thanksgiving

Think about the typical Thanksgiving day for a moment. For most of us, it’s the day when family members gather in the kitchen to prepare an obscenely large feast while playfully harassing one another and...

Obsessive Cookie Disorder

Ranking cookies like the monster that I am If you were to diagnose all of those furry characters on Sesame Street, Cookie Monster certainly wouldn’t be placed in the “obsessive-compulsive disorder” category (that would clearly be...

Punk Rock, Chicago Style

Sincere Engineer set to open at the Paramount Nov. 17 Sometimes you wake up on the bathroom floor. Sometimes existential angst keeps you from getting up from the couch. Sometimes apathy mixes with social anxiety and...

Flash In The Pancake

It’s hard to hate on flapjacks Have you ever woken up in the morning with a portion of your comforter in your mouth? No, seriously. Probably on a Saturday morning, the sun shines through your bedroom...

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