04/19/17 10:08am
Long Island Wine Press

Matt Michel of 1943 Pizza Bar. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Great pizza is the holy grail for countless Americans, so it’s not surprising that the wood-fired pies from Rolling in Dough, Southold restaurateur Matthew Michel’s aptly named food truck, quickly amassed an East End following when the business was featured in a 2009 Vogue magazine spread.

“The issue came out in August and I started getting a bunch of Hamptons parties,” said Michel, who is 33 and grew up in West Haven, Conn. “Since then, it’s really taken off.”

In less than a decade, Rolling in Dough, which operates from a retrofitted 1943 K-6 International Harvester truck, has developed a loyal base of East End customers who tend to book parties a year in advance. Demand is so high, in fact, that Michel recently purchased a second truck, which he hopes will be operational by early June. (more…)

03/31/17 6:00am
Mike Osinski

Mike Osinski holds up a large oyster at his Greenport oyster farm. Admittedly, this photo was not taken during an “R” month. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Greenport in the off-season is ripe for oyster slurping and day tripping.

So says the New York Times in a recent piece that appeared online in the paper’s New York section on Wednesday, March 29(more…)

03/30/17 1:45pm
Andy Harbin, a partner in the soon-to-open Andy's in Greenport, behind the bar at Legend's in New Suffolk. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Andy Harbin, a partner in the soon-to-open Andy’s in Greenport, behind the bar at Legend’s in New Suffolk. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

A new restaurant could soon open on Front Street with a familiar North Fork bartender at the helm.

Many know Andy Harbin as the face behind the bar at some of their favorite restaurants—Sophie’s in Southold, Legends in New Suffolk and the Frisky Oyster in Greenport.

But Harbin will likely soon have a bar and restaurant of his own. The beloved local barkeep has partnered with Greenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts to open Andy’s, which will be located at the former home of Rhumb Line restaurant on Front Street in Greenport. (more…)

03/24/17 12:30pm
Village Cheese Shop in Mattituck. The store could soon open a second location in Greenport.(Credit: Vera Chinese)

Village Cheese Shop in Mattituck. The store could soon open a second location in Greenport.(Credit: Vera Chinese)

Two Mattituck businesses are looking to expand to Greenport, northforker has learned.

The owners of both The Village Cheese Shop and Goldberg’s Famous Bagels have plans to open locations in Greenport Village. (more…)