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Pumpkin butter from Hallock’s Cider Mill in Laurel is perfectly sweet | Photography by David Benthal

Friday marked the first day of Autumn, but we know that fall really kicks off as soon as Starbucks announces the release of their beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here’s our guide to everything pumpkin for the ultimate lover of fall. 

“Oh my! Pumpkin pie” | Mugs on Main, Riverhead 

This delicious pumpkin spiced latte was released as a part of the café’s MILF — Man, I Love Fall — lineup. Warm and caramel-y, this PSL is made with real pumpkin puree and is served hot or iced, perfect for this finicky September weather. 33 E Main St, Riverhead

Leaf Pile Ale | Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, Peconic

An annual treat, Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s Leaf Pile Ale is a love letter to the season. With a deep copper color, fall spices, and a warm malty finish, it’s the perfect autumn beer to sip at the brewery or take home a pack for yourself. 42155 Main Rd, Peconic

Pumpkin Muffins | Minnow at the Galley Ho, New Suffolk

The environmentally sustainable restaurant sells homemade pumpkin muffins as well as their own pumpkin spice lattes in its adjoining café. The muffins are homemade and filled with crunchy walnuts and smooth cream cheese. The café is open Wednesday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon. 650 1st St, New Suffolk

Pumpkin Pie Cocktail | Montauk Distilling Co., Riverhead

Served in an actual pumpkin, Montauk Distilling Co.’s pumpkin pie cocktail is a sweet boozy treat. Featuring the distillery’s own Bellamy spiced rum and MODICO Vodka, the cocktail is topped with a mountain of whipped cream, caramel and chocolate drizzle, and candy corn. This drink encompasses the best, booziest parts of the season’s flavor. Also, find pumpkin pie in their fall espresso flight. 24 E 2nd St Suite B, Riverhead

Pumpkin Pie | Briermere Farms, Riverhead

Briemere Farms is a classic North Fork stop. Why not stop and pick yourself up a pumpkin pie after a day of picking the perfect pumpkin from one of the many patches across the North Fork? 4414 Sound Ave, Riverhead

Pumpkin Spice Latte Doughnut | North Fork Doughnut Company, Mattituck 

On this week’s special menu, this confectionary dream sees a doughnut stuffed with decadent pumpkin spice coffee cream. The doughnut is then topped with vanilla frosting, a dash of pumpkin spice, and coffee grounds. It’s only available until Sunday, so stop by while supplies last. 100 Love Ln, Mattituck

Pumpkin Pappardelle Bolognese | The Preston House, Riverhead

This creamy pumpkin pasta is a great way for those with less of a sweet tooth to celebrate the season. Organic black Angus beef is mixed in a tomato confit and garlic ricotta and topped with shaved parmesan and a sprinkle of microgreens. 428 E Main St, Riverhead

Pumpkin Butter | Hallock’s Cider Mill, Laurel

This delicious pumpkin butter makes the perfect addition to a slice of warm bread or on top of pancakes — plus, it’s a great gift to celebrate the season. This delectable treat is made with local pumpkins and can be enjoyed year-round. 1960 Main Rd, Laurel