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Martha Clara Vineyards in Jamesport hosts the seventh annual North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival on Saturday, Aug. 10.
It will be the first fest for new local brewers Crooked Ladder Brewing Co. and Moustache Brewing Co., both of Riverhead, and Barrage Brewing of Farmingdale. More than 60 brewers are slated to take part in the event, which also will highlight Long Island wines from...Read more »
There's spring in the step and on the menu at the Jedediah Hawkins Inn in Jamesport.
New chef Lia Fallon, formerly of Amarelle in Wading River, has fashioned a delicious seasonal menu at the landmark house.
From delectable spring vegetables, fine as a side order or with asta for a genuinely local primavera, to an asparagus-ricotta-and-olive flatbread, lobster-and-shrimp fritters, crisp...Read more »
Jamesport Manor Inn, the handsome New American spot, offers a three-course, $25 dinner Sunday to Friday.
The menu is available from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
It includes the choice of either a mixed green salad or a teriyaki-chicken Caesar salad; braised Australian lamb shank with baby carrots and roasted potatoes or pan-roasted chicken with goat cheese, puree of acorn squash and asparagus;...Read more »
Lia Fallon, who earned stellar reviews for her cooking at Amarelle in Wading River, is the new chef at the Jedediah Hawkins Inn in Jamesport.
Fallon, who was owner as well as executive chef at Amarelle, closed the creative, New American restaurant earlier this year. In September, she was seriously injured in an automobile accident.
In addition to her work at Amarelle, Fallon has been...Read more »
Jedediah Hawkins Inn, the Jamesport landmark, is closed until March 15.
A recorded message at the inn cited the closing is for "repairs," but gave no details.
Earlier today, the Inn tweeted "We are closed until March 15. Sorry for the inconvenience. Hope to see you then."
The restaurant at the Inn used to be named Luce & Hawkins. Former chef Keith Luce,...Read more »
Expect a new menu in the new year at the Jedediah Hawkins Inn, where Alex Algieri, who earned three stars from Newsday last year at the North Fork Oyster Company in Greenport, now is executive chef.
Algieri succeeds Keith Luce, whose restaurant at the inn, Luce & Hawkins, is expected eventually to be renamed. Luce could not be reached for comment.
Algieri, 31, also cooked at the...Read more »
Newsday All-star chef Keith Luce has left Luce & Hawkins, the highly regarded restaurant at Jedediah Hawkins Inn in Jamesport, according to his Facebook page and several North Fork restaurant sources.
Luce, who was executive chef and a partner at the restaurant and inn, would not comment on his job status. Lia Polites, the property’s principal owner, could not be reached. ...Read more »
On a recent trip to the North Fork, one of my most enjoyable meals was also one of the cheapest: two pork carnitas tacos paired with a Mexican Jarritos soda (tamarind flavor) on the shady porch of A Taste of Country in Jamesport. The pork had been braised into tender submission, and shared its soft corn tortillas with a little chopped onion, radish, cilantro and a homemade salsa ranchera of roasted...Read more »
This weekend marked my first 2012 visit to the North Fork and, as luck would have it, the asparagus harvest had just begun. I spied a couple of bunches at Goodale Farms in Aquebogue and snapped them up on the way to lunch at Luce & Hawkins in Jamesport — where chef-owner Keith Luce had, apparently, been similarly inspired.
Luce billed his starter as “asparagus quiche,” but it was really...Read more »
Chef David Intonato, who earned a constellation of stars from Newsday at Jamesport Manor Inn and Mill Pond House, plans to open a specialty food shop in Northport.
Intonato no longer is cooking at Mill Pond House. He'll be preparing for the opening of the shop in early spring.
The Purple Elephant Specialty Foods & Market will be situated on Route 25A in Northport, at the Britannia...Read more »