The California Sandwich from The Market. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
You probably didn’t know this, but it’s “Meat Free Week” in the U.S., as well as the U.K. and Australia.
It’s a campaign to get people to think about eating less meat, whether for health, political or just personal reasons. It also encourages people to be more adventurous with food and hopefully try new vegetables, fruits, and whole grains.
If you’ve chosen to participate in Meat Free Week and are getting tired of eating salads, here are just a few of our favorite meat-free options on the North Fork. (more…)
Northforker.com presents our latest “Experience North Fork” Giveaway. We welcome our new partner, The Market in Greenport!
The Market will be giving away a $50 gift card for their store. The Market offers a wide range of products from fresh foods prepared in their cafe, organic produce to vitamins and personal care items. As a bonus the winner will also receive a canvas tote bag and hat!
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…)
The annual North Fork Waiter Race returns to Greenport on May 16. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file photo)
Waiters: On your mark, get set, serve!
Servers will show off their dining room skills and fight for prizes and bragging rights when the North Fork Waiter Race returns to the streets of Greenport on Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m. The fourth annual charitable event will benefit the Eastern Long Island Hospital Foundation. (more…)