07/02/18 5:55am

Joe Coleman and other mixologists walk us through how to make a perfect margarita at home. (Credit: David Benthal)

It’s hard to pinpoint the origin of the margarita. The tequila cocktail has been served in many forms, from frozen concoctions to a sickly sweet mix of heavy-handed triple sec.

But North Fork mixologists are here to tell you the perfect margarita is, in one word, simple — both in terms of ingredients and ease when it comes to mixing up a batch at home.  (more…)

02/19/18 11:11am

Need a new, fun night out idea this winter? Check out Grace & Grit’s cocktail pop-up at the Bridge Lane tasting room in Mattituck.

So far this winter they have hosted two events at Bridge Lane and the third will be held March 31 from 6 to 10 p.m.

The menu includes signature cocktails by mixologist Joe Coleman. Drinks range from a Smoked Old Fashioned to a fruity El Mai Tai. Coleman also incorporates Bridge Lane wine into some cocktails. (more…)

01/28/18 5:51pm

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s first Chili Cook-off brought a sold out crowd to the brewery’s Peconic tasting room Sunday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. held its first North Fork Chili Cook-Off Sunday afternoon at its Peconic location.  (more…)

01/10/18 6:23am

Rich Daly of Ice Melodies will be on hand for the first Tanger Weekends event March 3. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Tanger Outlets has partnered with northforker to host a series of seasonal events at its outlet center in Riverhead this year.  READ

11/09/16 12:36pm
Miloski's Poultry Farm, pictured above, will have turkeys for sale starting Nov. 22. Call for more info. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Miloski’s Poultry Farm in Calverton, pictured above, sells fresh turkeys. Call (631) 727-0239 for more info. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

For some, Thanksgiving dinner is a chance to show off their culinary skills. For others, it’s just a stressful day in the kitchen.

For those of you who’d like to skip the cooking thing altogether, you’re in luck. There are plenty of local places that will cook Thanksgiving dinner for you, making choosing the wine the hardest decision you’ll have to make.

Here are eight North Fork eateries offering either a complete Thanksgiving dinner to-go or ready-made sides for your holiday table. (more…)