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Mainland Eats! Jersey Mike’s Subs and Slice of Bay Shore

by Emma Boskovski |

With the insane number of new restaurants opening on Bay Shore’s Main Street, Jersey Mike’s Subs and Slice of Bay Shore proved to be excellently managed, decorated, and delicious places to dine. It was also nice to escape the frenzy of diners that Main Street has been attracting, with Jersey Mike’s on the eastern end of it and Slice to the west. When I was tasked with writing a dining review for two Bay Shore restaurants, I brought along with me the largest critic I know – my grandmother, Nanya.

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Jamesport Farmstead

by FIN |

Visiting a farm is not a usual assignment for a dining review. More unusual however, is how two Manhattan residents, who have had a home in Seaview for the past 15 years, ended up with a 55-acre farm in Jamesport on the North Fork of Long Island that now supplies produce to Seaview Market. Owners Kim Frank and Jeff Brown said I should let them know if I figure it out.

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Fire Island Market Cherry Grove

by Shoshanna M. |

Indeed it is more like the kind of gourmet market one might find in upscale enclaves of New York City or Greater Long Island. Here you will find beautiful breads, vegan sausage, oak milk frozen yogurt bars, gluten-free frozen pizza, and a variety of olives all colors of the rainbow. However they also sell lottery tickets and beer, as well as umbrellas, beach chairs and other sundry staples that an convenience store near the oceanfront will have

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Rachel’s in Ocean Beach

by FIN |

After constructing downtown Ocean Beach’s newest commercial building in 2018, the Doerings reopened Rachel’s with attractive new bakery displays and a bright, modern dining room.

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Le Dock in Fair Harbor

by Hugh O'Brien |

Owner Michael Miller bought Le Dock in 2018 after 20 years in the demanding dining atmosphere of Ocean Beach and is gratified how many customers from his old place take the trouble to hop a water taxi to Fair Harbor to enjoy his new venue, solid testament to his dedication. Chef Gary Brown takes equal pride in ensuring each dish his kitchen turns out retains the high standards and uniform quality he insists on. Prices, often an issue for even jaded New Yorkers, are reasonable and of good value, and portions strike just the right balance between too much and too little.

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Finally Falafel on Fire Island

by Shoshanna M. |

Fira’s Falafel & Frites 311 Bay Walk Ocean Beach, NY 11770 Firasob.com In 2010, the Mediterranean Diet was recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a cuisine of Intangible Cultural Heritage. It’s healthful food that … Full Story