08/09/19 2:12pm

The wood-fired oven in operation on opening day at NOFO Pizza at Jamesport Vineyards. (Credit: Erika Peters)

The bistro at Jamesport Vineyards is officially open and it’s operating under a new name.

NOFO Pizza, from restaurateur Michael Brunetti, opened Thursday at the site previously called Little Oak.  (more…)

07/12/19 5:55am

This hearty sandwich is just one of the things you might find on the menu at Barrow Food House. (Credit: David Benthal)

The highly anticipated farm-to-table restaurant Barrow Food House is opening in Aquebogue today.

American Beech executive chef Kyle Romeo and his wife, Amanda Falcone, a former North Fork Table & Inn staffer, are serving up a brunch- and lunch-focused menu. (more…)

04/22/19 6:00am
Shinn Estate Vineyards in Mattituck is one place where wine tasting and overnight lodging intersect. (Credit: David Benthal)

A daytrip to North Fork wine country can be a romantic getaway for two or an immersive wine tasting shared with friends. But for those who want to further enhance the experience, it’s now possible to visit local wineries and soak up the atmosphere not just for a day, but for an entire weekend. 

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02/12/19 6:05am

 

The outdoor space at Jamesport Vineyards in summer. (Northforker file photo)

When Jamesport Vineyards winemaker Dean Babiar arrived in 2014 as harvest was winding down — everything was picked except for riesling for late harvest dessert wine — it was, of course, news. Any winemaker change is news in a relatively small region like Long Island. Looking back, it probably should have been bigger news.  (more…)

08/08/18 6:00am

Swedish sculptor Lars Widenfalk creates a piece of artwork at Sparkling Pointe in Southold. (Credit: Erika Peters)

Master sculptors from around the world are inviting North Fork winery-goers to watch them create new works of art amidst the vines — right before their very eyes.

The Artida Cultural Center and the Long Island Wine Council have teamed up with East End International Sculpture Symposium and I Love NY to present “Sculpture in the Vines.” (more…)

04/07/18 6:10am

Long Island wine spring picks

Our spring wine picks pose for a photo at Palmer Vineyards in Riverhead. (Credit: David Benthal)

As the snow melts and the weather warms, we all start thinking about the early spring bounty Long Island has in store for us. From leafy greens like the season’s first spinach to crunchier vegetables like radishes and asparagus to the first ramps and garlic scapes that shoot from the ground, we’re soon going to have a wide array of local produce to eat.  (more…)