Chinese dumplings, French crepes and gelato, Opties and Dinghies in Orient. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)
An eclectic menu of Chinese dumplings and French crepes mixed with the sweet, timelessness of an Orient tradition, Opties and Dinghies has opened on Village Lane, serving a seamless blend of old and new on July Fourth weekend.
Owners Vincent Bertault and Claudia Lin are bringing their 12-plus years of culinary experience to the North Fork in the storefront previously leased by Brooklyn-based pie company Four & Twenty Blackbirds, which closed after four seasons last summer. (more…)
Somewhere on the North Fork this weekend, a family will pull up to a beach on its return to the North Fork.
Along the way, they’ll pass rows of budding vines, a line developing outside Magic Fountain, and the smoke and reverberating laughter from a backyard country barbecue. On the way back home, perhaps they’ll stop at a farm stand for a bundle of fresh asparagus and some strawberries.
But for now, their sights are set on that one specific destination: the water. (more…)