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The menu items consist primarily of low-sodium, low-fat dishes of plant-based protein and whole grains, with no animal products
Barbara Kinnier, the community outreach director for the Wellness Foundation of East Hampton, organized an effort to find restaurants that would serve plant-based entrees and to bring them to the attention of diners.

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Aldo’s Cafe is awake seven days a week, year round
Aldo Maiorana has been roasting coffee for decades. He will use his knowledge to expand offerings in the near future. Carrie Ann Salvi

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Michael Dollar, the bartender/magician at the Vine Street Cafe on Shelter Island, performs card tricks for well-behaved patrons. He also reads auras and has concocted his own specialty drinks menu. Morgan McGivern

A brewmaster with long experience and a track record of success
With a new brewmaster in charge since the spring, Don Sullivan’s Southampton Publick House is ready for the future. Morgan McGivern

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A time of fresh beginnings
Brown rice grape leaf salad and Vietnamese pork meatball banh mi salad, from Jeanne Kelley’s book “Salad for Dinner,” can be part of a realistic plan for self-improvement in the new year. Laura Donnelly