06/23/17 6:01am

The new event space offers dining among rows of apple varieties. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

How does the idea of drinking rosé in an apple orchard adjacent to an 1860s barn sound? Or a dinner with apples cooked 16 different ways and paired with popular local ciders?

These are among the plans for the new Jamesport Manor & Orchard event space on Manor Lane this summer.   (more…)

10/25/16 6:02am
Main Road Biscuit Company owner Marissa Drago

Main Road Biscuit Co. owner Marissa Drago will serve homemade biscuits in several variations. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

It’s hard to imagine a venue that has generated as much anticipation as Jamesport’s Main Road Biscuit Co. has these past few months.

Fans have faithfully followed the eatery’s posts on social media ever since northforker first reported its arrival this past June.

Now, after two months of renovations, Main Road Biscuit Co.  will open its doors Thursday, Oct. 27. (more…)

08/13/16 10:36am
Bay Breeze owners David and Donna Perrin, with innkeeper Leigh Austin, and chef Kristi Macdonald (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Bay Breeze Inn owners David and Donna Perrin, with innkeeper Lee Austin, and chef Kristi Macdonald (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

With renovations now complete, South Jamesport’s Bay Breeze Inn & Bistro is fully open for business.  (more…)

06/27/16 6:20am
Marissa Drago is opening Main Road Biscuit Co. at the former Jamesport Country Kitchen location. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Marissa Drago is opening Main Road Biscuit Co. at the former Jamesport Country Kitchen location. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Marissa Drago’s start in the food industry actually came while on vacation, when she walked into Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa market in East Hampton and asked for a job.

Fifteen years later, she’s worked for several prominent New York City food companies, specializing in catering, and has begun raising a family in Mattituck.

Now she’s taking her talents closer to home by opening Main Road Biscuit Co., an upcoming breakfast and lunch spot at the former location of  Jamesport Country Kitchen.  (more…)

02/26/15 9:00am
Salmon cakes and french fries at Jamesport Country Ktichen. 9Credit: Vera Chinese)

Salmon cakes and french fries at Jamesport Country Ktichen. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

During a day in Wine Country, there are few better places to complete the trip than the little farmhouse restaurant on Main Road in Jamesport.

In this week’s edition of ‘What’s For Lunch?’ we recommend a stop at the cozy Jamesport Country Kitchen, a North Fork stalwart.  (more…)