02/22/16 9:56am
(Credit: David Benthal for northforker)

(Credit: David Benthal for northforker)

The slow food movement continues to be a force in this country — especially on the East End where local eateries pride themselves on using fresh ingredients grown in their backyards.

And this week, Slow Food East End has awarded three eateries — Mattituck’s Love Lane Kitchen, Shelter Island’s 18 Bay Restaurant and Sag Harbor’s Estia’s Little Kitchen — with its coveted “Snail of Approval” award for incorporating slow food values into their businesses.

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08/23/15 5:06am
Marco Pellegrini, executive chef at Caci North Fork in Southold, prepares homemade tagliatelle pasta with seasonal mushrooms. (Rachel Young photo)

Marco Pellegrini, executive chef at Caci North Fork in Southold, prepares homemade tagliatelle pasta with seasonal mushrooms. (Credit: Rachel Young)

Italian food is widely considered to be Long Island’s most popular cuisine and two of the Island’s best eateries are on the North Fork and Shelter Island, according to Newsday.  (more…)