02/21/19 6:00am

The peach dragon smoothie and southwest soup are the perfect healthy meal combo for a blustery February day. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

Simply Sublime, the petite corner restaurant on the Main Road in Cutchogue, is the quintessential lunch stop for the health conscious, people with restricted diets or folks who are just craving a tasty bite.

Juices, smoothies, açaí bowls, soups and salads are staples of the eatery, with a lengthy list of drinks and sandwiches sure to please vegans, vegetarians and those with gluten-allergies. (more…)

02/02/19 6:10am

Delicious and adorable gluten free cake in a jar. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

There is a new place to get gluten free and vegan desserts on the North Fork. Gluten Free Sweets ‘n’ Treats opened last week in the Shoppes at East Wind in Wading River.

All of the small batch treats are gluten free and handmade by owner Laura Bilello, who launched the business four years ago after she and her son, Louis, were diagnosed with celiac disease. (more…)

01/28/16 11:47am
Local vegetable flat bread pizza, a vegan dish from Bistro 72, gets the thumbs up from us. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

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…)