03/26/14 9:00am
The Riverhead Project's head chef Lia Fallon serves up chili at a previous cookoff.

The Riverhead Project’s head chef Lia Fallon serves up chili at a previous cookoff.

Prepare your taste buds for one of the most creative and delicious events of the spring.

This Sunday, Clovis Point is hosting its Third Annual Great Clovis Point Chili Cookoff. As always, the event is expected to bring out many of the North Fork’s top chefs who will compete alongside home cooks in the challenge. (more…)

03/05/14 10:00am
Sparkling Pointe, photos by Randee Daddona

Sparkling Pointe, photos by Randee Daddona

Sample cheeses from around the world this weekend without leaving the North Fork.

Sparkling Pointe Winery is hosting an “around the world cheese pairing” this Saturday, showcasing three types of cheeses from different countries and paired with three signature sparkling wines.

The sampling starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 8 at Sparkling Pointe,  located at 39750 Route 48 in Southold. (map it)

The cost is $25 per person. Reservations recommended. Call them at 631-765-0200

02/27/14 4:00pm
The Jedediah Hawkins Inn, Randee Daddona photo

The Jedediah Hawkins Inn (Credit: Randee Daddona, file)

The craft beer industry is taking off on the North Fork. Within five years, four local breweries have grown from home operations and Kickstarter funds to fully established businesses right in our own backyard. Most of those brewers will tell you their success is built on a labor of love. The concept is explored in author in Tom Acitelli’s new book, “The Audacity of Hops:  The History of America’s Craft Beer Revolution.” (more…)