Blog posts from North Fork
NY Summer 2022: food

NY Summer 2022: food

During our time on Long Island we got to try a number of places, including some old favorites, and some new-to-us. Black Sheep Bagels, Jamesport - I'd heard good things about this re-branded bagel...

NY Summer 2021: Wine and beer tasting

NY Summer 2021: Wine and beer tasting

Much like previous summers, we spent a few afternoons visiting local wineries and breweries in July. Lenz Winery, Peconic We've been members for years now, and Lenz always has some interesting wines...

NY Summer 2021: shucking oysters!

NY Summer 2021: shucking oysters!

A few days after we arrived on Long Island I started noticing "Local Oysters" placards popping up along the side of the main and north roads. Normally, I would get my oyster fix once or twice a...

NY Summer 2021: daytrip to Orient

NY Summer 2021: daytrip to Orient

On a Thursday with beautiful weather we set our emails to out-of-office and drove with my parents out to Orient, the very end of the North Fork of Long Island. Our first stop was at Opties and...

NY Summer 2021: Food

NY Summer 2021: Food

We were much more active this summer compared to 2020, and since things were generally open, we were able to return to old favorites as well as try some new spots. In general chronological order:...

NY Summer 2021: beaches

NY Summer 2021: beaches

In 2021 we made a concerted effort to get to a beach for sunset several times a week - while conditions didn't always cooperate with great light, each visit was still worthwhile. Bailie Beach A...

NY Summer 2020: sunsets

NY Summer 2020: sunsets

One of our favorite activities on Long Island is going to the beach for sunset, especially since Pasha is allowed off-leash. in 2020 we were able to go quite a few times, and each time was a unique...

NY Summer 2020: North Fork Food + Drink

NY Summer 2020: North Fork Food + Drink

With coronavirus restrictions we were very selective about where we went this year, but still got to try a few restaurants, breweries and wineries. Food A Lure Chowder House - This was the first...

Summer 2018: North Fork food + drink

Summer 2018: North Fork food + drink

Since we spent half of July on Long Island we had plenty of opportunities to try out a variety of restaurants, breweries and wineries. Food Porto Bello - Eric's parents had eaten here during a...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)