There’s something about crisp, fall nights on the East End that leave people craving a little comfort food.
Luckily for the hungry among us, Chef Cheryl Scarberry understands exactly where we’re coming from. As the executive chef at Red Maple, the modern-American restaurant and bar located at The Chequit on Shelter Island, she has tuned into those fall feelings and created an autumn dinner menu full of locally-sourced rustic plates.
“We really wanted to focus on comfort food and fall produce, like chard, squash and root vegetables,” explains Chef Gayle. “We’ve added heartier dishes and returned with the Snug Menu, which has mac and cheese, smoky shrimp and cheddar blue grits.” (more…)
Whether you’re looking for unique tchotchkes to decorate the mantel or are on the hunt for vintage clothing, you’re in luck: Here are a few scheduled yard and tag sales from Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 23.
Find a sale nearby as listed in the classifieds section of the October 20 edition of the Shelter Island Reporter and The Suffolk Times. (more…)
Almost 2,500 oysters were consumed this past weekend at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s third annual Oyster Festival. About 250 guests filled up Haven’s Barn on Saturday night to enjoy live music, a raffle, wine and food.
“It’s just a lot of fun,” Nanette Lawrenson, the executive director of the historical society said. (more…)
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Another tall ship is headed for the North Fork.
El Galeón, a replica of a 16th century Spanish galleon, is expected to dock in Greenport Harbor Monday, according to village officials. Tours will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 18, according to Greenport Village Administrator Paul Pallas. Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Children under five are free. (more…)