08/22/18 6:10am

Chef Stephan Bogardus in the kitchen at North Fork Table & Inn.(Credit: David Benthal)

The end of summer vacation means it’s time to start thinking about the next vacation. And for those who fancy themselves foodies or oenophiles (or both), planning a great escape to a land known for palatable plates and fine wine can be a perfect way to stave off end-of-summer blues. Craving an edible adventure, I asked North Fork chefs, restaurateurs and winemakers for recommendations. Their answers came from far, wide and down under. Consider these some of the world’s most delicious destinations. (more…)

07/18/18 6:00am

Chef Stephan Bogardus in the kitchen at North Fork Table & Inn.(Credit: David Benthal)

North Fork Table & Inn is one of dozens of restaurants selected to cook for guests at the prestigious James Beard Foundation’s Chefs and Champagne dinner at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack later this month. (more…)

05/09/18 6:01am

Chef Stephan Bogardus in the kitchen at North Fork Table & Inn for Sunday’s special dinner inspired by his recent travels to India. (Credit: David Benthal)

Guests of the North Fork Table & Inn in Southold allowed their taste buds to travel the world Sunday evening as Chef Stephan Bogardus prepared a special meal inspired by his recent trip to India.  (more…)

12/16/17 6:27am

Chef Stephan Bogardus inside North Fork Table & Inn. (Credit: David Benthal for northforker)

A campaign is currently underway to secure North Fork Table & Inn chef Stephan Bogardus his first James Beard Award nomination. And come Tuesday, the 29-year-old chef of one of the region’s most acclaimed restaurants will be cooking at the James Beard House.  (more…)

11/22/17 6:02am

Chef Rosa Ross sprinkles powdered sugar on fried dumpling skins, a holiday treat she enjoyed during her childhood. (Credit: David Benthal)

While most of us are wrestling with the usual holiday dilemmas — to stuff or not stuff the turkey, who to seat next to whom, are four desserts enough? — those who make their living in professional kitchens are likely working the hardest.

Whether they are preparing for family members they haven’t seen in months, or planning and cooking for 150 hungry customers, the holidays are some of the busiest, most high-profile days of the year for chefs. We spoke with four local professional cooks to talk about their traditions, what it’s like to work on days when it seems as though everyone else is relaxing and a few tips to take your own festive meals up a notch. (more…)

08/29/17 4:40pm

Chef Stephan Bogardus in the kitchen at North Fork Table and Inn in Southold. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

North Fork Table and Inn chef Stephan Bogardus is scheduled to appear on “The Today Show” Friday morning to demonstrate how to make the restaurant’s famous lobster roll.

“I never thought I would have the opportunity to be able to display what we do here to such a large audience,” Bogardus said. “It’s really humbling.”

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