02/20/19 5:00am

The warm bread pudding at Goodfood. is a treat on winter days. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

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The warm bread pudding at Goodfood. in Mattituck can best be described as comfort by the spoonful.

The specialty food store and café is a go-to spot for healthy meals made with fresh, local and organic ingredients — but the rich desserts owner Luchi Masliah whips up are worth the indulgence, especially on dreary winter days when we could all use a little extra pep in our step. (more…)

01/26/19 6:05am

Jeff Marrone outside his pizza truck which he named “Pizza Rita” after his late grandmother. (Credit: Vera Chinese, file photo)

Mobile pizza truck company Pizza Rita is opening its first brick-and-mortar location in Mattituck this spring.

The eatery, currently under renovation, is located in the former Sicilian Pizza & Pasta, next to Wendy’s Deli. (more…)

01/21/19 6:10am

Ever meet a staffer who greets you with a smile at a local restaurant or bar and say, “I wish I got to know more about that person.”

It happens to our staff all the time as we come across interesting people with big personalities making a living at cafés, markets, wineries and shops across the North Fork.  (more…)

01/16/19 6:10am

Altman’s Needlearts on Love Lane is more than an art supply store, it is a place to come together. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

On Monday mornings, passionate crafters gather at Altman’s Needlearts on Love Lane. Their ages range from nine to 80-something with skill sets just as varied. They come together to create crafts of all kinds — knitting, crocheting, needlework — nothing is off the table, aside from any talk of politics or religion, which is strictly prohibited. (more…)