There are a few things that Port Jefferson is known for: a beautiful harborside community, ice cream and hot sauce?
Wander into the Harbor Square Mall's air conditioned hallway and the unmistakable site of hundreds of little bottles of hot sauce is sure to turn heads.
On most days there is an opportunity to taste some of the most tongue piecercing stuff on earth (after signing a release form, of course) at .
The New York Times recently reviewed three specialty stores on Long Island, including the village's own reatail outlet for hot sauce connoisseurs.
According to the article, Bruce Passarelli, 60, of Setauket "inherited the Pepperheads store when he bought the Harbor Square Mall in 2005."
"This time of year, mini-bottles of hot sauce and gift packs are in demand as stocking stuffers," the paper reported.
Click here read the entire article on Pepperheads, and two other specialty stores, including in Rocky Point and in Huntington.