08/04/16 9:45am
The Market

The California Sandwich from The Market. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

You probably didn’t know this, but it’s “Meat Free Week” in the U.S., as well as the U.K. and Australia.

It’s a campaign to get people to think about eating less meat, whether for health, political or just personal reasons. It also encourages people to be more adventurous with food and hopefully try new vegetables, fruits, and whole grains.

If you’ve chosen to participate in Meat Free Week and are getting tired of eating salads, here are just a few of our favorite meat-free options on the North Fork.  (more…)

01/27/14 10:00am
JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | The

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Blue Duck Bakery Cafe’s tomato and mozzarella panini is made with pesto and rustic French sourdough bread.

Blue Duck Bakery Cafe in Riverhead has several inexpensive vegetarian sandwich options, including a tomato and mozzarella panini made with pesto and rustic French sourdough bread. (more…)

03/18/13 1:15am
River Otter pups at Long Island Aquarium

L.I. AQUARIUM COURTESY PHOTO | One of four river otter pups at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center. They are not yet in display for the public.

The Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center is asking the community to help name its newest residents. Four North American river otters, one female and three males, were born at the Aquarium last month toproud parents,Peanut Butter and Jelly.

Cayenne, Nutella, Butter, Jam, Fluff, Sage, Paprika, Rye, Basil, and Tank are the 10 choices of names. (more…)