Shelter Island’s The Chequit. (Credit: The Chequit)
In 2015 when Salt Hotels opened the doors of The Chequit, the newly refurbished and reborn grand dame of Shelter Island quickly became a favorite for those seeking a stylish retreat.
This season, those who have come to love The Chequit will be pleased to know a few new offerings have been added to the lineup for summer ‘17.
Under the heading of “what’s new” is an expanded selection of fresh baked goods at the inn’s White Hill Café, a new selection of merchandise across the street at Salt Supply (the property’s lifestyle retail shop) and tasty new menu items at Red Maple, the bar and restaurant which operates on the lower level of The Chequit.
Here’s a little more detail on the offerings: (more…)
While Shelter Island sits near the end of the North Fork, don’t ever lump them together.
The displays here on the ‘Rock’ are as unique as its residents. While much of the North Fork is decorated with bright lights and color, Shelter Island décor is more natural, rustic and individualistic.
Here’s a look at 10 Shelter Island holiday displays you don’t want to miss. (more…)
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…)