Holiday Highlights: Bliss Pastries’ Gluten-Free Lineup

Bliss Pastries is offering corporate gift boxes of its gluten-free chocolate chip cookies and brownies this year for the holidays. Owner Stacy Malinow of Dix Hills said, “You don’t have to be gluten free to love our desserts.”  She launched her business in  February of Read More …

Chick-fil-A to Reward ‘Community Heroes’

One hundred people will be recognized as “community heroes” when Chick-fil-A opens its newest restaurant in Huntington, the company says. “Chick-fil-A Huntington is looking forward to recognizing 100 individuals who are making an impact in the Huntington community to show gratitude for their local service,” Read More …

Holiday Food Donation Campaign Gets Underway

Island Harvest Food Bank kicked off its annual Turkey and Trimmings collection campaign on Tuesday. The annual food collection helps Long Islanders in need enjoy a holiday-style meal. Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest,said that the food bank forecasts a demand for Read More …

Good Causes: Community Share Day; Chili Cook-Off

The Dix Hills Evangelical Free Church is working with Helping Hand Rescue Mission to create a Community Share Day on Oct. 30. Residents can sign up to give away free items or to receive. Donations could include clothing, household items and other “garage sale” type Read More …

Ruth’s Chris Steak House to Open in Melville

Ruth’s Chris Steak House, part of a national chain of restaurants, will open Aug. 15 in Melville. Located at 881 Walt Whitman Road, the restaurant will offer prime steaks, fresh seafood, side dishes and desserts, craft cocktails and choice wines. It will also host happy Read More …

Konoba Turns to Menu of Small Plates and Expanded Wine List, New Name

A Croatian restaurant in downtown Huntington has remade itself, changing its menu and its name to match changes in customer interests. Konoba Huntington, at 46G Gerard St., has become ViNoTEKA 46, turning to a menu with a focus on small plates  of Mediterranean dishes, and Read More …

Spinelli’s Pizzeria to Close and Reopen as Sardo’s

Spinelli’s Pizzeria and Restaurant will close at the end of the month and reopen in June with a new owner and name. The restaurant, located in Greenlawn Plaza, will become Sardo’s Pizzeria & Restaurant when Mike and Gennaro Spinelli retire. Jennifer and Steve Rock, and Read More …

Island Harvest Opens Warehouse in Melville

Island Harvest celebrated its official opening of its new warehouse in Melville Thursday, with a host of Long Island elected officials and others on hand, and a display of its operations. At more than 43,000-square feet, the new building  will  increase its capacity to assist Read More …

La Campania Restaurant Reopens

La Campania Pizza and Pasta restaurant drew a crowd for its grand reopening Saturday in Huntington. Walter Edwards and partners reopened the restaurant at  235 Broadway and are offering a wide variety of dishes, including seafood, pizza, veal, pasta, soups, chicken, eggplant, salads and more. Read More …

Three French Hens Bakery Makes its Mark

  Three French Hens Bakery, jumpstarted in 2021 by Northport residents Lisa Martin and her daughter Rebecca Martin, have been making a name for themselves at the Huntington Farmers Market, where they sell unique, homemade bakery items. Beginning her culinary journey at a young age, Read More …

St. Hugh’s to Host Meal Donations by 3 Restaurants

St. Hugh’s Church, partnering with the Harry Chapin Food Bank, will host a distribution of 4,000 meals to those in need on March 6. Three Huntington restaurants–Prime, RaCha Thai Cuisine and Blind Bat Brewery Bistro–are contributing the full meals and soups. Funding has been provided Read More …