As we started compiling a Shopping List (or several) of Hamptons retailers, it seemed that there was a necessity to post all the shops in a smart phone-friendly list. We hope you’ll save this list to your phone for reference when you are out in East Hampton Village seeking that something special . . .... Continue Reading
Pour yourself a holiday beverage and relax, perhaps a glass of Sylvia’s Eggnog. We are here to help you become the best Christmas Shopper of all times! ‘Christmas is almost here and I still have so many names on my list and not enough gifts... Continue Reading
She wakes up in the morning, dreams of beautiful things filling her head. Maybe a steam shower before the Mill House Inn’s famous breakfast served in her suite.
She turns to the right when she leaves the Mill House Inn, and sets forth to explore one of the loveliest shopping towns in America!... Continue Reading
She arrived on a Sunday night and snuggled under a down quilt with the fireplace flickering. The red smears and brown blotches in her journal are chocolate chip cookies and wine from a bottle of 2014 Prime Number from Roanoke Vineyards – the perfect pairing for planning tomorrow’s shopping.... Continue Reading
This week I have started filling in the details on the Vineyards of the North Fork starting on Sound Avenue from West to East with Baiting Hollow, Roanoke and Palmer Vineyards. It will take some time to visit all 34 wineries (and I may discover some more in my travels) but keep checking back for more. And remember, many of the wineries feature live music in their tasting rooms or outdoors, depending on the season. Some of them offer food, as well – from cheese plates to pizza to really great food trucks. Or you can bring your own picnic… And the kids… Some of the wineries even welcome dogs!
May we arrange a car and driver for your adventure, so you can really enjoy your tastings? It would be our pleasure…... Continue Reading
There is a question often asked, especially among Chefs, “If this were your last dinner party, who would be on your guest list?” The ensuing answer results in a litany of the famous and infamous alike.... Continue Reading
Thanksgiving travel happens for many reasons – visiting family (or escaping from family); a break before the holiday to get away and relax; a chance to enjoy the experience of shopping in a real farm village … Meats, fish, vegetables, cheese, breads, pastries, wine – all taste better on the East End.... Continue Reading
Join Gary as he continues exploring the North Fork Wine Country with a bit of history, and a trip sideways.... Continue Reading
Gary has taken on the challenge of collating a list of the North Fork Wineries – they say there are at least 60 by now, but so far he only found 34. He promises to keep looking (and drinking) and sharing his adventures with you.... Continue Reading
The terroir that benefits our unique wine region has also given birth to a wide variety of other beverages. Maybe the beginnings of today’s craft cocktails originated with the area’s bootleggers, smugglers, and the up-island speakeasies they supplied?... Continue Reading