Grilling is America’s most popular way to cook, but many devotees steer clear of fish. It’s famously fragile, and can stick to the grill grate. Turn it too soon, and you’ll tear the delicate flesh into pieces, ending up with something that looks like you backed a car over it. (more…)
Lisa Kaytis of Southold stands near a pile of scallops at Southold Fish Market in 2015. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Tom Colicchio is one of the most well known New York chefs, so it’s no surprise that when Vogue reached out to kitchen celebrities for their favorite food memories they turned to the part-time North Fork resident. (more…)
Marco Pellegrini, executive chef at Caci North Fork. The restuarant once again made Newsday’s list of the best Long Island restaurants. (Credit: Randee Daddona)
Five North Fork restaurants earned coveted spots on Newsday’s annual 100 “Top Long Island Restaurant” list it was revealed on Wednesday.
The list, reported by Newsday food writers Peter Gianotti, Erica Marcus, Corin Hirsch and Pervaiz Shallwani, includes ten entries from the the following ten divisions: bistro, sushi, seafood, cheap eats, fine dining, steak house, Chinese, Italian, Middle Eastern and Indian.
l The lobster roll from Southold Fish Market. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
The menu board calls it “The Best Lobster Roll” and, well, you won’t hear an argument from us.
As the temps rise, the flowers bloom and the seasonal visitors begin taking weekend trips out east, nothing tastes quite as good as a lobster roll from Southold Fish Market ($20), our weekly lunch pick.
The lobster salad is exceptional, with thick chunks of claw, little filler and the perfect amount of dressing. The brioche roll is buttery and fresh. The shoestring fries will disappear before you know it (you can opt for salad, but why do that to yourself?). It is also served with coleslaw. (more…)
Southold Fish Market owner Charlie Manwaring shucks a Peconic Bay scallops at the Main Road
There is a silver lining to the prolonged winter for local fishermen and seafood lovers: Bay scallop season has been extended an extra month to help area fishermen recoup losses attributed to the brutally cold weather.