Breast Cancer Didn’t Stop New York Chef Peter Botros

Breast Cancer Didn’t Stop New York Chef Peter Botros

By Peter Botros | June 2017 | Vendor Bylines Everyone knows the old adage, “Nice guys finish last,” and unfortunately that is too frequently the case. Often, kindness is taken for weakness, and people tend to take advantage of the weak. Sure, I’ve been burned for...
Kings of Staten Island honored at Star Network Event

Kings of Staten Island honored at Star Network Event

BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/Photo by Arthur de Gaeta The Kings of Staten Island. By Jaime DeJesus jdejesus@brooklynreporter.com It was a night fit for a king! Hundreds gathered at Staten Island’s elegant Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Avenue, as over 20 men were honored at...
Living Media – Our Pick

Living Media – Our Pick

Our Pick The Stone House at Clove Lakes 1150 Clove Road Staten Island, NY 10301 (718) 442-3600 www.thestonehousesi.com The Stone House at Clove Lakes offers it all: elegant dining, exceptional service, and a relaxing setting to escape from the busyness of everyday...
Best Brunch: How to make Bacon, Egg & Cheese Benedict

Best Brunch: How to make Bacon, Egg & Cheese Benedict

BY PAMELA SILVESTRI silvestri@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — When it comes to The Stone House’s various components — dinner, the nightly specials, lunch, and especially Sunday brunch — owner Peter Botros takes everything personally —...
Staten Island Nightlife: Chef’s Loft at The Stone House

Staten Island Nightlife: Chef’s Loft at The Stone House

BY DR. GRACE LYN SANTOS gsantos@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — I’m no food critic by any stretch but I do know when I’m having a nice night out after a long, hard week. And Saturday was unforgettable. On April 1, my husband and I dined at the...
Negroni: How to make a winning cocktail

Negroni: How to make a winning cocktail

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Peter Botros, proprietor of the Stone House at Clove Lakes Park The cocktail portion of the Cookbook contest, only two years in effect, is open to professionals. With that, kudos to former Cookbook winner Jennifer Lamonica, who competed...
Opening a Restaurant … Inside a Restaurant?

Opening a Restaurant … Inside a Restaurant?

Opening a Restaurant … Inside a Restaurant? WHY ONE RESTAURATEUR OPENED A SECOND RESTAURANT WITHIN HIS FIRST. By Peter Botros | April 2017 | Vendor Bylines Anyone who has ever dreamt of opening a restaurant has also fantasized about growing into a mini...