10/20/16 6:02am
Quintessentials Bed and Breakfast was recently listed with Douglas Elliman for $1.2 million. (Credit: Douglas Elliman)

Quintessentials Bed and Breakfast was recently listed with Douglas Elliman for $1.2 million. (Credit: Douglas Elliman)

Quintessentials Bed and Breakfast, located in one of four 19th-century sea captains’ homes in East Marion, recently hit the market.

Longtime owner Sylvia Daley, a finance executive turned innkeeper, is selling the business to focus on her family. The property and business have been listed at $1.2 million. (more…)

10/11/16 6:03am
George Hirsch. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

George Hirsch. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Food lovers are invited to celebrate the autumn harvest by sharing in a North Fork Sunday supper created by TV Chef George Hirsch and food writer Alex Goetzfried at Sep’s Farm in East Marion later this month.

Grilled and smoked meats will be served along with just picked farm vegetables, salads and sides. There will also be fresh baked cobbler for dessert and herbal iced tea. Craft beers and wine will be sold separately. (more…)

08/26/16 6:00am
The Fork and Anchor crispy chicken sandwich. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The Fork and Anchor crispy chicken sandwich. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Earlier this week, I dropped by East Marion’s Fork and Anchor, which is hands down one of my favorite stops for grab-and-go sandwiches.

As usual, I opted for an email receipt. The proof of purchase was detailed: crispy chicken with Sriracha mayo on sourdough with lettuce, tomato and American cheese.

Our executive editor, Grant Parpan, who has been forwarded all my emails since before I embarked on 12 weeks of maternity leave in May (and who also happens to be my husband), received the receipt, too. His response consisted of just one word:

“UGH.” (more…)

01/29/16 11:15am
Maria, John & George Giannaris of Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Maria, John & George Giannaris of Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

A year-long party at Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant starts today.

In celebration of the restaurant’s 40th anniversary, the Route 25 eatery is holding 40 special celebrations this year, starting with a one-of-a-kind offering today.

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