03/19/18 6:03am

Get ready to sample artisan pickles at Backyard Brine’s Cutchogue tasting room. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Five years ago, Randy and Cori Kopke viewed making pickles as little more than a hobby. The avid gardeners plucked cumbers from their yard and began experimenting with homemade brines.

Little did they know they were laying the groundwork for their pickle company, Backyard Brine. (more…)

11/07/16 6:03am
Pop-up Grace & Grit

Burgers and french fries are now being served at Grace and Grit in Southold (Credit: Jess Dunne)

Grace and Grit is now hosting a weekly pop-up burger shop in Southold.

The owners of the catering company were looking to do something with their Main Road tasting room following a busy wedding season. Enter a pop-up shop that offers the North Fork community access to quick and casual meals.

“Living here we don’t really have any fast food options,” said Jennilee Morris, co-owner of Grace and Grit and also co-owner of nearby North Fork Roasting Co. “Not that this is fast food, but when you want to go out and have a casual, quick, grab-and-go bite, sometimes it can be challenging, especially in the off-season.” (more…)

08/13/16 10:36am
Bay Breeze owners David and Donna Perrin, with innkeeper Leigh Austin, and chef Kristi Macdonald (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Bay Breeze Inn owners David and Donna Perrin, with innkeeper Lee Austin, and chef Kristi Macdonald (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

With renovations now complete, South Jamesport’s Bay Breeze Inn & Bistro is fully open for business.  (more…)