04/28/15 6:00am
The Maria panini at Farm Country Kitchen in Riverhead. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The Maria panini at Farm Country Kitchen in Riverhead. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

It’s been almost a year since we launched our weekly column “What’s For Lunch,” where we profile all the delicious mid-day meals available on the North Fork.

In that time, we’ve eaten at dozens of eateries and have learned that going out for a NoFo meal, even lunch, usually doesn’t come cheap. But there are a few places that offer delicious options at bargain prices. (more…)

03/19/15 8:00am
The Californis Sandwich from The Market. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The California Sandwich from The Market. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Whether or not an eatery is kid-friendly suddenly becomes much more apparent once you become a parent.

That’s why the little nook on the far left wall of The Market Whole Foods & Supplements Café in Greenport — with crates of books and an adorable play kitchenette — is a welcome surprise for anyone looking for a filling, organic and wholesome meal for themselves and their little ones. (more…)

08/27/14 7:00am
A bottle of "Flu Shot" from The Giving Room in Southold. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A bottle of “Flu Shot” from The Giving Room in Southold. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The changing of the seasons could mean achy joints, stuffy noses and a sore throat are heading your way.

Whether you’re spending the last days of your summer vacation here or just trying to make it through the work week, no one wants to battle a nasty case of the common cold. (more…)

01/19/14 4:00pm
CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO | The Old Mill Inn in Mattituck has been sold.

CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO | The Old Mill Inn in Mattituck has been sold.

These 10 tweets from across the North Fork and Shelter Island caught our attention this weekend. Check them out and follow @northforker1 on Twitter. (more…)

09/10/13 10:30am

north fork gluten free restaurants

“Do you carry gluten-free products?” It’s a question more and more food establishments are hearing these days. Restaurants and health food stores across the North Fork say gluten-free foods are in high demand. And while most people know gluten-free eaters have to skip creamy pasta dishes and fluffy white bread, most don’t know just how tough it can be to follow a gluten-free diet. (more…)