Brad Kitkowski at Isola.
Brad Kitkowski is the owner and manager of Isola, a restaurant in its third year as a warm and welcoming year-round Shelter Island refuge of rustic Italian fare.
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Scientists at Harvard University announced they had isolated a single gene.
Elbert Frank Cox, an African-American mathematician who was the first of his race to receive a doctorate degree in mathematics at Cornell University, died in Washington, D.C. at age 73.
“They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” was one of the most viewed movies.
Music lovers in the United States were listening to “Come Together” by The Beatles while the most popular song in the United Kingdom was ”Sugar Sugar” by The Archies.
“My Life And Prophecies” by Jeane Dixon was one of the best selling books.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Friends thanks to a friend, are Isola chef Seth Nathan (left) and owner Brad Kitkowski on the porch of the restaurant.
“The food’s good and it’s fun,” Brad Kitkowski said about his recently opened Isola — Italian for Island — in the space once occupied by Sweet Tomato’s space in the Heights. “If you’re having fun, people sense it,” he said. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Sweet Tomato’s has a new owner.
Shelter Islanders have said goodbye to the Heights restaurant, Sweet Tomato’s, but word came Tuesday that while the restaurant will have a new name and menu, it will remain Italian. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Sweet Tomato’s has new owners and new managers.
Rumors that have swirled for months about Sweet Tomato’s being for sale have now been confirmed with news that a deal to buy the restaurant in the Heights closed sometime in mid-March. (more…)