An escargot served in the Parisian gnocchi dish from Industry Standard in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese0
The farm-to-table movement is practically synonymous with North Fork living. Small food producers making the most of local bounty have made a big splash in recent years, becoming the focus of New York Times articles and most recently an episode of TasteMAKERS on PBS. (more…)
It’s hard to go out anywhere on the North Fork these days without admiring the work of chalk artist Kara Hoblin. The founder of the North Fork Art Collective has designed signs and menu boards for many restaurants and wineries that are certain to capture your attention when you’re in their presence. (more…)
The sun hasn’t quite come up as Marin Brennan gets to work at Bedell Cellars on a brisk October morning. “It wakes you right up,” she says, unfazed by the autumn winds gusting through the vineyard and potent fermentation aromas swirling as grapes are pressed.
The harvest is nearly done, although a few stragglers — merlot, cabernet franc, petit verdot — remain.
As grape clusters come off their vines, much work remains in the cellar. That work will be completed this year by a team of women. (more…)