03/11/19 5:59am

Cover subject Claudia Fleming of The North Fork Table & Inn at Magic Fountain in Mattituck. (Credit: David Benthal)

North Fork Table and Inn culinary power couple Claudia Fleming and Gerry Hayden’s story was one of true love, in the kitchen and out. But when her husband lost his battle with ALS at just 50 years old in 2016, Fleming found herself having to go it alone — in the kitchen and in life. As she grows into her new role, the award-winning chef, cookbook author and North Fork culinary icon is tweaking her recipe for success. (more…)

03/06/19 11:35am

Ian Wile shucking at Little Creek Oysters in Greenport on a Saturday afternoon in July. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Little Creek Oyster Farm and Market, the popular downtown Greenport shellfish shack, is expanding  into Southold. (more…)

03/03/19 5:50am

NoaMar Markets will excite lovers of Spanish flavors. (Credit: Greater Long Island)

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As much as we love dining out, nothing beats a cozy night in. Whether you’re new to the kitchen game, resolving to cook more or just need some inspiration, Long Island is full of speciality markets that will get you excited to fire up the stove. From old-school neighborhood markets to stores selling imported goods, you don’t need to travel far to find all the elements of an inspired meal. (more…)

03/02/19 8:01am

Carolyn Iannone was a manager at Love Lane Kitchen before buying the popular Mattituck restaurant seven years ago. (Credit: David Benthal)

As much as Love Lane Kitchen is a dining destination, it’s also a feeling — one exquisitely cultivated by owner Carolyn Iannone. But she doesn’t think she deserves the credit.  (more…)

03/01/19 10:25am

Signage outside Basso in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A new small plates restaurant is coming to Stirling Square in Greenport.

Terra by American Beech from property owner Brent Pelton is replacing the cicchettie and wine bar Basso. Pelton, a Manhattan attorney, purchased the square in September 2014. He first opened the American Beech restaurant and boutique hotel in the largest buildings occupying the square in 2015. (more…)

02/21/19 6:00am

The peach dragon smoothie and southwest soup are the perfect healthy meal combo for a blustery February day. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

Simply Sublime, the petite corner restaurant on the Main Road in Cutchogue, is the quintessential lunch stop for the health conscious, people with restricted diets or folks who are just craving a tasty bite.

Juices, smoothies, açaí bowls, soups and salads are staples of the eatery, with a lengthy list of drinks and sandwiches sure to please vegans, vegetarians and those with gluten-allergies. (more…)