Long Island - Pumpernickels Restaurant
Ignore the steaks, the rack of lamb, the fish: The dishes to order here are the German specialties like Wiener rostbraten with superb onion rings, or the juicy wursts with terrific sauerkraut. Other winners include the Kassler rippchen, smoked loin of pork, beef rouladen, frikadellen, ground meat patties, beef goulash and beef stroganoff. Desserts include chocolate pudding, Swiss chocolate torte, and an exemplary tiramisu.
Wine list of some 45 selections starts at $16. Main dishes, $14 to $27.