The Saucy Sally with beet, mint and pom seeds is one of the drinks on the ‘cocktail’ list. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)
Looking for a fun night out on the town with friends sans the morning hangover? You’re not alone.
The growing “sober curious” trend has more people occasionally forgoing traditional cocktails, wine and beer in an attempt to lead a healthier lifestyle. The idea is to give up the alcohol, but not the social perks of meeting pals at the bar. (more…)
Claudia Fleming and Gerry Hayden inside their Southold restaurant in 2010. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Even toward the end, after amyotrophic lateral sclerosis confined chef Gerry Hayden to a motorized wheelchair and robbed him of his ability to eat independently, his dedication in the kitchen never wavered.
Celebrity chef and part-time Mattituck resident Tom Colicchio recalled how he recently watched his friend taste something cooked by one of the chefs at Hayden’s restaurant, North Fork Table & Inn, despite the choking risk it posed to someone in the late stages of the disease.
“In the beginning of the summer, I was at the [restaurant’s] farmers market, Gerry was there, and one of the cooks came out of the kitchen with something he prepared,” Colicchio said. “Even in the advanced state of ALS, he was still working as a chef. I just thought that was amazing.” (more…)
Luckily, if you haven’t gotten yourself to a doctor yet, The Giving Room’s Paula DiDonato has a fix that will immediately clear your sinuses and give your immune system the boost it needs to fight what’s ailing you. (more…)