07/20/18 5:25pm

Lazzara’s at Claudio’s opened earlier this month. (Credit: Rachel Siford)

One of the most iconic seafood restaurants on the North Fork is now a destination for New York City pizza.

Lazzara’s Pizza Café in Manhattan has opened a satellite location at Claudio’s in the vacant space nearest the Clam Bar, formerly known as the Clam Bar Express. The midtown pizzeria — regarded for its thin-crust Sicilian slices — opened on the wharf earlier this month serving up made-from-scratch cheese, pepperoni and margarita pizzas. Pies can also be customized. (more…)

07/20/18 6:00am

The lobster roll at Crabby Jerry’s. (Claudio’s courtesy photo)

Sour cherries picked off the tree, gooey ice cream sandwiches, bottles of pale ale— summer is the time to fill your diet with delectable North Fork treats.

But as much as we want to pretend the end of summer isn’t coming, the days are getting shorter and with them the chance to savor some of our favorite seasonal foods.

Here are 5 things to eat and before summer ends.   (more…)

07/20/18 6:00am

The London Mule. (Credit: Joe Coleman)

Traditionally, cocktails that combine a spirit, citrus and either ginger ale or ginger beer are referred to as “bucks.” And when vodka was introduced to the American market the drink was cleverly pitched as the alliterated “Moscow Mule.” (more…)

07/19/18 6:10am

Each summer we put together a list of the restaurants that opened in the past year on the North Fork.

For the first time in at least three years, we actually saw a dip in the number of eateries that opened their doors. In 2016, we counted about 15 new spots and the number grew to more than 20 a year ago. This year the number is closer to 10. (more…)

07/18/18 6:00am

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

North Fork Table & Inn is one of dozens of restaurants selected to cook for guests at the prestigious James Beard Foundation’s Chefs and Champagne dinner at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack later this month. (more…)