10/21/13 12:30pm
Photo by Katharine Schroeder | Hellenic Snack Bar manager George Giannaris and sons Yianni (center) and Savvas serve chili to John Rooney of Southold at a previous North Fork Environmental Council’s Chili Night.

Photo by Katharine Schroeder | Hellenic Snack Bar manager George Giannaris and sons Yianni (center) and Savvas serve chili to John Rooney of Southold at a previous North Fork Environmental Council’s Chili Night.

There’s going to be a chili cookoff at Martha Clara this Friday Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. Presented by the North Fork Environmental Council, 2013 Chili Night will be the place to sample the best chili the North Fork has to offer. (more…)

10/16/13 10:30am

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A vineyard is an ideal place for a yoga session. Experience a relaxing vinyasa flow class Sunday, October 20 from 11 a.m. to noon at Castello di Borghese. Lana Russo, lululemon athletica yoga ambassador, will teach the class, which will be followed by a half-hour wine tasting. (more…)

10/07/13 10:56am
Photo by Cyndi Murray

Photo by Cyndi Murray

The weekend of Oct 5-6 was full of fine dining, wine tasting, pumpkin and apple picking, and a hard cider festival. Check out this Storify roundup of your photos from Instagram. To have your weekend photos included in next week’s Storify roundup, tag your Instagram photos with #northforker.  (more…)

10/06/13 1:00pm
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Photo by Cyndi Murray

Following in the footsteps of craft beer, hard cider is more popular than ever, enjoying a steady fan base in all parts of the country. On the North Fork, the second annual Pour the Core hard cider festival drew more than 2,000 people to Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue Saturday Oct. 5. (more…)

09/24/13 1:48pm
Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | (from left to right) Kareem, Nabeel, Ursula, Charles and Salim Massoud hold bottles of Paumanok wine in their vineyard.

Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | (from left to right) Kareem, Nabeel, Ursula, Charles and Salim Massoud hold bottles of Paumanok wine in their vineyard.

Paumanok Vineyards will hold a 30th Anniversary Celebration dinner at the winery on Saturday Sept. 28.

Several premier chefs will participate including Tom Schaudel who will be the maestro of the culinary team and will be assisted by North Fork pioneer John Ross. Joining the culinary fun will be Christian Mir from Stone Creek Inn, Todd Jacobs from Fresh, Robert Rizutto from NYIT, Aldo Maiorana from by Aldo, Douglas Gulija from The Plaza Café, Michael Meehan from H2O, John Montgomery from Sea Levels and Matt Kar from Jamesport Manor Inn. Gerry Hayden will provide a sous chef from the North Fork Table & Inn. (more…)

09/19/13 8:00am
Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | Rex Farr in his vineyard checking on the cabernet franc grapes.

Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | Rex Farr in his vineyard checking on the cabernet franc grapes.

If you’ve ever wanted to smash grapes with your feet a la Lucille Ball in “I love Lucy’s” famous grape stomping scene, you won’t want to miss The Farrm’s Grape Harvest Festival this Saturday Sept 21 at 156 Youngs Avenue in Baiting Hollow.

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