Fred Terry serves up potato candy. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)
When it comes to food, everybody knows the North Fork for its organically grown produce, natural baked goods and fresh-caught seafood.
But other North Fork culinary traditions create a heritage that links to the past through recipes and dishes adapted from the Old World.
One of those is potato candy, which was a holiday favorite in Fred Terry’s childhood home. Terry, who owns The Lobster Roll Northside in Baiting Hollow and the Lobster Roll in Amagansett, was born and raised on the North Fork and is descended from one of its oldest families. (more…)
At age 71, the announced sale of a restaurant might signal retirement for many, but slowing down is not on Fred Terry’s agenda.
After 16 years owning the Lobster Roll Northside in Baiting Hollow, and more than 50 years in the restaurant business, Terry is simply shifting his focus a bit.
“Frankly the whole full service restaurant idea was becoming a bit cumbersome, unless you have a big extended family,” Terry said. “Now I have a big extended family, but they all have different careers.” (more…)
Photo by Katharine Schroeder | Hellenic Snack Bar manager George Giannaris and sons Yianni (center) and Savvas serve chili to John Rooney of Southold at a previous North Fork Environmental Council’s Chili Night.
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Riverhead residents Carrie Savonije (from left), Wayne Piaskowski, and Don and Erika Miller toast to the beer sampler they were going to share in a tasting, which included beers from Long Ireland Brewery, Greenport Harbor Brewery and Southampton Publik House, in the new North Fork Tasting room Saturday afternoon. It had its grand opening party at Baiting Hollow Commons Friday evening.
There’s a new place in town for North Fork food and wine lovers.
The North Fork Tasting Room, located in the same shopping center as Lobster Roll Northside and the Gingerbread Factory in Baiting Hollow, opened its doors Saturday afternoon. Owner Fred Terry said the store is a “labor of love” that will introduce new local wines to tourists and residents alike. (more…)