11/09/16 12:36pm
Miloski's Poultry Farm, pictured above, will have turkeys for sale starting Nov. 22. Call for more info. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Miloski’s Poultry Farm in Calverton, pictured above, sells fresh turkeys. Call (631) 727-0239 for more info. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

For some, Thanksgiving dinner is a chance to show off their culinary skills. For others, it’s just a stressful day in the kitchen.

For those of you who’d like to skip the cooking thing altogether, you’re in luck. There are plenty of local places that will cook Thanksgiving dinner for you, making choosing the wine the hardest decision you’ll have to make.

Here are eight North Fork eateries offering either a complete Thanksgiving dinner to-go or ready-made sides for your holiday table. (more…)

08/15/16 6:03am
Hoblin in front of her creation at Little Creek Oysters in Greenport (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Hoblin in front of her artwork at Little Creek Oysters in Greenport (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Her chalkboard art has become ubiquitous on the North Fork, especially in Greenport, where her work adorns the walls of restaurants like First & South, 1943 Pizza Bar and the Little Creek Oyster Farm and Market.

It’s hard to believe that Kara Hoblin got into the medium that launched her artistic career by accident.

“I’ve had a long journey where I had to make a lot of changes and let a lot of stuff go,” Hoblin said. “Some of those when chalk came into my life.” (more…)

06/02/16 8:00am
Love Lane Kitchen's outdoor patio (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Love Lane Kitchen’s outdoor patio (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

The popular First Fridays is returning to Mattituck’s Love Lane from 6 to 9 p.m. this Friday.

Created last year, the four-date event is a collaborative effort by Love Lane merchants to attract tourists and locals to visit after hours, stay late and enjoy what the area has to offer.
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01/28/16 11:47am
Local vegetable flat bread pizza, a vegan dish from Bistro 72, gets the thumbs up from us. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Local vegetable flat bread pizza, a vegan dish from Bistro 72, gets the thumbs up from us. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Getting a good meal is nearly effortless on the North Fork, where inventive menus abound and local ingredients proliferate. It’s decidedly more complicated to find suitable — not to mention tasty — fare if you are a vegan.

And while someone who doesn’t eat animal products (aside from meat, that includes eggs and dairy) can never go wrong by ordering a salad, vegans deserve options.   (more…)

06/12/15 5:37am
Two empanadas with salsa verde sauce Monique Singh-Roy photo

Two empanadas with salsa verde sauce (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Every country has an empanada or a version of it, according to Luchi Masliah, co-owner of Mattituck’s newest foodie destination.

“Anywhere in the world you’ll find turnovers, pastries, you name it,” she said.

Pastries and empanadas. It sounds like a match made in food heaven, but it has become a reality for two food specialists who pooled their resources to open Good Food in Mattituck. (more…)