“Before the harvest, when you walked the vineyard and saw the cluster count, you realized, ‘oh man, we’re going to be having a good year,” said Miguel Martin, Palmer Vineyards winemaker.
Mr. Martin isn’t the only one reporting huge grape yields this season, after a dry summer this year and fine growing conditions last season as well.
See how the North Fork’s 2014 grape season is shaping up on northforker.com.
Riverhead Farmers Market organizer Holly Browder and Riverhead BID president Ray Pickersgill. Credit: Vera Chinese, file)
The indoor Riverhead Farmers Market, one of the few weekly East End markets open through winter, will be open an extra day per week starting Nov. 16.
Read more details on northforker.com
The former Riverhead Project on West Main Street in Riverhead. (Credit: file photo)
A pair of power restaurateurs — who between the two of them have been involved in successful ventures from New York City to St. Thomas — have inked a deal to lease the former Riverhead Project building on East Main Street, according to the parties involved.
Learn about the new venture on northforker.com
The interior of Mesquite Tex Mex in Wading River. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
The sign outside might still read Maryann’s, but as of Friday, there is a new Tex Mex joint open in Wading River.
Mesquite Tex Mex, Sound Beach’s hidden gem of a taco spot, opened its second brick-and-mortar location across from the Wading River Duck Ponds on Friday, according to owner Craig Scali.
“The response has been great,” Scali said from behind the new walnut wood countertop at the Wading River eatery. “I’m just trying to ease into everything.”
Read more about the new eatery on northforker.com
The site of the former Grind Café and late Maryann’s will soon be home to mesquite Tex-Mex. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
One of Suffolk County’s standout taco joints will soon open a new Wading River location, northforker has learned.
The owner of Mesquite in Sound Beach, the hidden gem of a Tex-Mex eatery specializing in unique tacos, will open at the former Grind Café across from the Duck Ponds sometime in October.
Read more about it on northforker.com.
Sean Kelly, 3, of East Moriches mimics riders in the tractor pull competition.
The sun was shining and there was just a hint of autumn in the air for the second day of the Hallockville Museum Farm’s 34th annual Fall Festival and Craft Show Saturday. (more…)
Dennis McDermott, owner of The Riverhead Project, said the downtown eatery is closed for good. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
The Riverhead Project, the downtown eatery widely heralded as a milestone in the revitalization of Riverhead, has gone out of business, according to the restaurant’s owner. (more…)
Jaclyn Van Bourgondien examined hops at Farm to Pint in Peconic. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Hops farming, once prolific in New York State, has been making a comeback on the East End as farmers like Jaclyn Van Bourgondien and Andrew Tralka experiment with growing the ingredient, which is necessary to offset the sweetness of malt sugars in beer. (more…)