The ramen at Stirling Sake has a following. (Credit: David Benthal)
When Stirling Sake opened at the corner of Center and Main streets in Greenport in 2015, its namesake Japanese rice wine was at the heart of the restaurant. It offered more than 15 varieties from Japanese sake breweries, served in tasting flights and paired with authentic Japanese small bites like sushi and gyoza. (more…)
Pick up a bottle of Sparkling Point Brut on your next visit to Stirling Sake in Greenport. (Credit: David Benthal photos)
Remember the days when dinner was a protein-starch-veggie affair? There’s no shame if you can’t. Food may still sustain us, but these days it’s also meant to entertain us.
Blame the millennials, Instagram and wine and food subscription services, but experiential dining is now at the head of the table.
The Long Island restaurant scene has become more creative — putting a greater emphasis on shareable conversation-starting tapas, local ingredients and plating dishes so artistically they look almost too good to eat. (more…)
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…)