It’s February on the North Fork. At times it can feel like the whole East End is riding out the winter on the warm shores of Waikiki, but there are many business owners who stay behind to feed the hungry masses.
Here are a handful of eateries serving lunch to locals and midweek visitors all winter long.
As clichéd as might sound, Linh Trieu admitted, Sept. 11 prompted her to reassess her life’s direction. Specifically, she said, the terrorist attacks made her realize she no longer wanted to work as a web designer for Bloomberg in Manhattan, where she had spent the past four years.
“I always wanted to cook,” the 39-year-old said during a recent interview at Wednesday’s Table, the Southold café she co-owns with sister Lena Tanzi. “So at that point I was like, you know what? I’m gonna do it. Screw it. Life’s too short.” (more…)
After waiting on long lines outside big box stores and circling parking lots three or four times trying to find a decent spot during the Black Friday craziness, it’s time to your support for local small business owners and their goods.
Tomorrow Nov. 28 is Small Business Saturday, a day when local businesses from Riverhead to Orient (and across the country) are offering special deals and discounts.
Here are 10 Small Business Saturday deals on the North Fork:
Has anyone else noticed that over the past couple years braised short rib is suddenly popping up on a lot of menus? It’s easily one of the seven best things to happen to my taste buds this millennium. (more…)
You’ve just finished shoveling. The cuffs on your pants are wet. Your face and fingers are numb.
Worst of all, you feel a head cold coming on.
Don’t head inside just yet — at least not without first grabbing something that will truly make you feel better. (more…)