Posts Written OnJune 13, 2012

Fork Finds: Aldo’s (Greenport, NY)


I have a very severe caffeine addiction. While I’m sure illegal substances have their allure, I’ll always stick with my favorite: a steaming hot cup of speed. In the city, I have a rotation of coffeehouses I can hit when I start to droop. I also have a well-documented love affair with that green and white java chain threatening to take over America’s souls. But when on the North Fork, it feels dirty and unsupportive of our small business owners to throw money at a corporation. But I need to feed my habit. And God forbid, I should make my own coffee EVERY morning! So through…

This Friday: “Drink Local Dinner” with Anthony Road Wine Company at Amarelle


There are still some seats left for our next New York Cork Report “Drink Local Dinner,” this Friday, June 15 at Amarelle in Wading River, featuring five wines from Anthony Road Wine Company, located on Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes. It’s rare that a Finger Lakes winemaker comes down to Long Island for a dinner like this one, so we’re excited that German-born winemaker Johannes Reinhardt will be with us to talk not only about the wines, but the stories and work behind them. Johannes will also be at Empire State Cellars the following evening pouring many of the same wines for customers.…