TPE Travels the North Fork
A North Fork native’s top picks for a perfect Long Island weekend -- just in time for Labor Day.
Long Island summers and weekends are no secret to city dwellers. As a North Fork native and Brooklyn resident I get the best of both worlds, and the inside scoop on some new and some long-standing favorites to look out for on your next weekend out East.
Coffee: North Fork Roasting Co., Main Rd, Southold; Aldo’s, Front St, Greenport
Brunch: Love Lane Kitchen, Love Lane, Mattituck
Beach: New Suffolk Beach, Jackson St, New Suffolk
Dinner: American Beech Restaurant, Bar, and Suites Sterling Square, Greenport
Drinks: Frisky Oyster, Front St, Greenport; Brix and Rye, Main St, Greenport
Farmers’ Market: Greenport Farmers’ market - Every Saturday until october 8th, 9am-1pm (in the lot at 170 South St at Second St)
Sweets: Briermere Farms, Sound Ave, Riverhead - It’s not a long island weekend without pie from Briermere
Seafood: Braun Seafood, Main Rd, Cutchogue; Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market, Front St, Greenport
Wine Tasting: There are so many great places to choose from, my personal favorites include Kontokosta Winery, North Rd, Greenport, and Mattabella Vineyard, Main Rd, Southold. If you prefer a cold beer to a crisp wine, check out Greenport Harbor Brewing Co, Main Rd, Southold
For the kids: Feed the goats at Goodale Farms, Main Rd, Riverhead; Antique Carousel, Front St, GreenportLong Weekend? Music in Mitchell Park Monday nights at 7:30pm, Front St, Greenport