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Northforker.com presents our latest “Experience North Fork” Giveaway. We are giving away great prizes through rafflecopter. We are excited to announce a returning partner, North Fork Chocolate Company.

NORTH FORK CHOCOLATE COMPANY- VALENTINE’S DAY GIVEAWAY

Enter to win a Gift Basket (heart box of chocolates, a gift card and assorted novelty items) – retail value $214! Pick up at store. Will it be you?

The raffle runs from February 2 until February 9 at 2:00PM.

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ABOUT NORTH FORK CHOCOLATE COMPANY

NFCC crafts Artisanal Belgian Chocolates filled with LOCAL ingredients. Celebrate with North Fork Chocolate Company the opening of their NEW artisan shop with LOCAL goods and gifts. Located at 740 Main Road in Aquebogue, about a 1/4 mile east of the Modern Snack Bar. For their latest news LIKE them on FACEBOOK.
NFCC is OPEN on Valentine’s Day, February 14th.

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MELISSA RUDDER COURTESY PHOTOS | Dozens of children attended a Valentine's Day party organized by CAST and Southold Mother's Club that was held Feb. 7.

MELISSA RUDDER COURTESY PHOTOS | Dozens of children attended a Valentine’s Day party organized by CAST and Southold Mother’s Club that was held Feb. 7.

More than 50 children attended a Valentine’s Day party hosted Feb. 7 by CAST (Community Action Southold Town) and Southold Mother’s Club. (more…)

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Jackie Wilsberg, Love Lane Sweet Shop owner, ties up a gift on Thursday. Barbaraellen Koch photo.

Jackie Wilsberg, Love Lane Sweet Shop owner, ties up a gift on Thursday. Barbaraellen Koch photo.

The 24 hours preceding Valentine’s Day: for most retailers it’s a frenzied time, with a mad dash of last-minute shoppers picking up gifts for their sweetheart.

But what changes when, like Thursday morning on the North Fork, heavy snowfall makes it hazardous to venture outdoors, let alone go shopping?

As it turns out, most local retailers said, not much.

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COURTESY PHOTO | There will be plenty of Valentine's Day specials around the North Fork for you Tuesday.

Looking to take that special someone out for a Valentine’s Day dinner? We’ve scoped out a handful of romantic dinner deals throughout the North Fork and have listed them below:

WADING RIVER

Desmond’s Restaurant at East Wind Caterers, Inn & Spa
5720 Route 25A, Wading River
(631) 846-2335

Three Course Dinner, $29.95 per person

• Choice of appetizer: Roasted red pepper bisque with basil crème fraiche; Fresh mozzarella with beefsteak tomato; Blue Point oysters on the 1⁄2 shell champagne mignonette; Desmond’s salad; Petit cheese ravioli bolognese; Jumbo shrimp cocktail ($5.00 add).
• Choice of entree: Grilled marinated flank steak with roast garlic mashed potatoes and horseradish cream; Pollo al “Mattone;” Baked Atlantic cod with chive risotto and tomato beurre blanc; Seared sea scallops with applewood bacon grits and shitake mushroom ragout; Wild mushroom risotto with white truffle oil and shaved parmesan; Filet Mignon au Poivre ($7.00 add); Sautéed jumbo shrimp with champagne garlic butter and basmati rice ($5.00 add).
• Choice of dessert: Chocolate molten cake with strawberry chantilly cream; Raspberry crème brulee with almond biscotti; Fresh pear tart with caramel and vanilla whipped cream; Lemon ricotta cheesecake with preserved strawberries. Includes coffee or tea.

RIVERHEAD

Parto’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
12 West Main Street, Riverhead
(631) 727-4828

• A complimentary glass of wine and a red rose for your sweetheart with purchase of two entrees.

Bistro 72 at Hotel Indigo
1830 West Main Street, Riverhead
(631) 369-2200

• Trevor Davison plays romantic piano music from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Tweed’s Restaurant
17 East Main Street, Riverhead
(631) 208-3151

• Free chocolates and champagne.

MATTITUCK

Four Doors Down
10560 Main Road, Mattituck
(631) 298-8311

• Three course dinners, $27.95 per person includes glass of wine, chocolate-covered strawberries and a fresh rose for your Valentine.

CUTCHOGUE

Touch of Venice Restaurant
28350 Main Road, Cutchogue
(631) 298-5851

Special dinners for two:

• Classic Osso Buco served over Risotto Milanese.
• Jumbo lump crabmeat and lobster tail with a light saffron cream over roasted red pepper pasta
• Fresh red snapper with clams, mussels, tomatoes, capers and fingerling potatoes.

SOUTHOLD

O’Mally’s
44780 Route 48, Southold
(631) 765-2111

‘Sweetheart Specials,’ $24.95 per person, includes a glass of champagne:

• Choice of entree: Steak au Poivre served with baked potato; Flounder francaise served with mixed long-grain rice; Chicken Cordon Bleu served with mashed red potatoes. Dinners include fresh vegetables.
• Choice of dessert: Fresh strawberry; Decadent chocolate mousse.

GREENPORT

Cuvee Bistro & Bar at Greenporter Hotel
326 Front Street, Greenport
(631) 477-0066

Four-course dinner, early seating at 5:00 p.m. $39.00 per person; 7 and 9:00 p.m. seatings $50.00 per person.

• Salade de Cerisoles includes mesclun greens with Barolo-braised cherries garnished with candied pecans and balsamic reduction.
• Choice of appetizer: Bisque au legumes blancs d’hiver includes white root vegetables, caramelized shallots and fresh herbs blended into a velvety bisque and finished with white truffle oil; Pâté de la Maison includes our house made paté with local duck, port and black truffles and served with cornichons and Dijon garnish; Des huitres à la Nouveau Orleans includes crispy local oysters from Peconic Pearls and served on pillows of buttered brioche with a “Po” boy dijonaise.
• Choice of entree: Les Ravioles a l’hommard includes the lightest pockets of handmade Ravioli filled with chunks of fresh lobster and served with lobster coulis; Filet Mignon au jus avec tartelette de champignons includes cabernet-marinated filet mignon grilled to order and served au jus with a wild mushroom tartlette; Poulet aux amandes et roses includes a succulent chicken breast braised in a honey almond and rose sauce and served with wild-rice mushroom pilaf (adapted from Rose Quail recipe from the movie “Like Water for Chocolate”).
• Choice dessert: Le chocolat chaud includes our famous hot chocolate — a silky blend of the finest chocolate from Belgium, Italy and Mexico, finished with fresh cream and served with warm beignets; Crême brûlée Grand Marnier includes custard with crispy sugar top; Mousse au chocolat includes dark Belgian chocolate mousse, our own guiltless butter-free and cream-free recipe.