09/24/18 1:35pm

Chef Greg Ling in the Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. Kitchen in Peconic. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Veteran North Fork chef Greg Ling is the new executive chef at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. Ling signed on to helm the kitchen at the Peconic restaurant and tasting room earlier this month. The first order of business was to expand the pub-style menu, adding in some of his signature Asian influences with appetizers like Peconic Escargot and wild shrimp wontons and a Korean fried chicken sandwich. (more…)

08/22/18 6:10am

Chef Stephan Bogardus in the kitchen at North Fork Table & Inn.(Credit: David Benthal)

The end of summer vacation means it’s time to start thinking about the next vacation. And for those who fancy themselves foodies or oenophiles (or both), planning a great escape to a land known for palatable plates and fine wine can be a perfect way to stave off end-of-summer blues. Craving an edible adventure, I asked North Fork chefs, restaurateurs and winemakers for recommendations. Their answers came from far, wide and down under. Consider these some of the world’s most delicious destinations. (more…)

08/21/18 6:10am

foodie tour north fork

The North Fork Foodie Tour is back and bigger than ever for its 12thyear. The self-guided culinary adventure gives participants a rare behind-the-scenes look at local farms, vineyards and other establishments that have made the region a destination for farm fresh eats and local imbibes.

This year’s Foodie Tour, a fundraiser for North Fork Reform Synagogue, is showcasing 20 locations representing a wide array of food producers in the local artisanal food, wine and beer industries. (more…)

08/15/18 6:10am

Stop thinking of salads as something at the start of your meal. Done the right way, using fresh local produce, a salad is a meal. (Credit: David Benthal)

Once upon a time, main-course salads were pretty much limited to chicken or seafood concoctions heavy on the mayo, or virtuous efforts composed of stodgy brown rice and not much else. These days, however, they are a great showcase for all sorts of interesting salad greens and other glories of the season, as well as staple ingredients from around the globe. Main-course salads are also an opportunity to channel your inner forager, whether you’re on the prowl at a farm stand or sizing up the contents of your refrigerator or kitchen cabinets.  (more…)