Huntington’s olive-oil-and-vinegar specialty store, The Crushed Olive, has opened a branch in Stony Brook village. Owner Mona Rossero said that the store, located just across from the Three Village Inn, has about half the square footage of the Huntington store, but that she and her husband-partner Bob Rossero have managed to stock almost everything they have in Huntington: two dozen olive oils (half of which are single-origin extra-virgins from Europe, Tunisia, Australia and California; the rest are infused oils with flavors that range from blood-orange and Persian lime to herbes de Provence and wild-mushroom-sage and) and about as many vinegars — balsamic, sherry, Champagne and flavored.
It's serve yourself at the Crushed Olive. Little plastic cups and cubes of bread are stationed next to every oil and vinegar. Once you find one you like, you decant it into a 12-ounce bottle (most cost $16.99), a 6-ounce bottle ($3 less) or a 2-ounce sampler ($4.95).
Read more about the Huntington store here.
The Crushed Olive is at 133 Main St., Stony Brook, 631-675-6266.
Mona Rossero at The Crushed Olive in Huntington