07/13/19 6:00am

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…)

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…)

05/23/19 5:52am

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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…)

06/26/16 8:20am
The ‘Mazi Sampler’ at Mazi in Riverhead. (Credit: vera Chinese)

The ‘Mazi Sampler’ at Mazi in downtown Riverhead. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Among the more popular posts on northforker are those announcing the opening of a new restaurant.

We’ve found our readers love to try new things with each visit to the North Fork and usually that comes in the form of a great meal at a brand new eatery.  (more…)