05/17/16 6:10am
Best restaurants on the North Fork

Clockwise from top left: Noah’s; The Frisky Oyster; Petulant Wino and Jamesport Manor Inn.

One of my favorite experiences reading The New York Times is stumbling across a review of a local restaurant. Whether it’s a food critic’s take on one of my favorite places to eat or a dining spot I’ve never tried, it’s always a welcome sight to see a local place critiqued in the section.

Recently, I set out to see just how many restaurants in our coverage area — from Wading River to Orient, including a ferry ride to Shelter Island — The Gray Lady has visited over the years. It was a fascinating trip through local dining history.  (more…)

11/11/15 6:00am

Eagle Deli Shelter Island

Few things say fall on the East End quite like apple picking.

And, of course, the turkey and cranberry sauce we all stuff our faces with on Thanksgiving are also an autumn staple.

So what more seasonal sandwich can you find on Shelter Island than the turkey and cranberry sauce special on a roll with apple slices and brie at Eagle Deli on Shelter Island?  (more…)