03/31/16 10:24am
John Liegey and Rich Vandenburgh on the bottling ling on Wednesday. (Credit: Pauk Squire)

Greenport Harbor Brewing Company co-founders John Liegey and Rich Vandenburgh on the bottling line. (Credit: Paul Squire)

As the spring season kicks off and the North Fork comes back to life, many businesses — think wineries, breweries and restaurants — are looking for help. Who knows? You might find an awesome job out here. (more…)

04/09/13 4:41pm
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO Keith Luce demonstrates how he makes sea salt for a previous Suffolk Times article.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO  |  Keith Luce demonstrates how he makes sea salt for a previous Suffolk Times article.

Chef Keith Luce now has a new kitchen to run.

The award-winning former White House chef announced today he has purchased the North Fork Oyster Company in Greenport’s historic Stirling Square with the newly formed NoFo Hospitality Holding LLC. Mr. Luce is the company’s majority shareholder.

But that is just the beginning.

A soon-to-launch casual café is also in the works, offering freshly-baked flatbreads, sweets, snacks, gelato and sandwiches, prepared from artisan products made by Mr. Luce, according to a release.

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02/24/12 7:29pm

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Touch of Venice owners Barbara and husband Ettore Pinnaccias (from left), and brothers chef Brian and Mike Pinnaccias in their new location in Cutchoge.

To have a successful restaurant you gotta love it.

So says Rachel Levin Murphy, manager of her family’s landmark Greenport eatery, the Soundview. “It’s fabulous, fun, fascinating and challenging, but I love to work hard and I enjoy people. Every day is an adventure.” (more…)