Queens Gazette - "Eating Heart Healthy"

 – March 8, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

The renowned Rocco Sacramone, chef and owner of Astoria’s Trattoria L’incontro teamed up with Mount Sinai Queens and the United Community Civic Association (UCCA) on February 29 in recognition of American Heart Month for a cooking and tasting event at Central Sushi Bar and Lounge in Astoria. More than 300 guests were able to sample two heart healthy dishes that promote positive eating for good cardiovascular health. Under the watchful eye of Mount Sinai Queens Nutritionist Allison Caplowaith, RD, CDN, long time Astoria resident Sacramone cooked up his first dish, whole wheat orrecchiette, featuring potato leek puree and shrimp. Learn more