Grant Parpan

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Grant Parpan

Grant Parpan is the content director for Times Review Partners, a division of Times Review Media Group in Mattituck. Grant joined the Times Review staff in 2006 as a reporter and has covered nearly every beat in the newsroom. He currently writes about lifestyle and business content, including writing about the North Fork food, wine and arts scenes for northforker.com. Grant began his career in 2003 as a reporter and editor at The Signal, a daily newspaper in Santa Clarita, California. In his career, he has won dozens of awards from the New York Press Association, the Associated Press, the National Newspaper Association and the Press Club of Long Island.

01/17/19 6:10am

The Korean fried chicken sandwich from Wednesday’s Table. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Every so often, I’ll eat something and ask myself if it’s the best (fill in the blank) I’ve ever had.

It’s pure hyperbole, but we all do it right? 

“Oh these wings are incredible. Best ever!” “You won’t find a tastier burrito anywhere else!”

After seeing an Instagram post this week that Wednesday’s Table  posted of its Korean fried chicken sandwich — which aptly included the words “what’s for lunch” — I ventured out to the Southold breakfast and lunch spot to give it a try. (more…)

11/24/18 6:05am

A bird’s eye view of Cutchogue. (Credit: David Benthal)

The Long Island Wine Trail begins on Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow and continues up Routes 48 and 25 to Greenport. Along the path, there are dozens of wineries, each with its own distinct features.

But the true beginning of Long Island Wine Country exists in Cutchogue, where the first vines were planted and 11 tasting rooms are open today. If there were a capital for Long Island wine, its flag would fly somewhere in the rows at Castello di Borghese, among the oldest vines in the region. (more…)