Scott Leventhal is the new chef at First & South

Scott Leventhal and Sarah Phillips at First and South restaurant in Greenport on Thursday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Scott Leventhal and Sarah Phillips at First and South restaurant in Greenport on Thursday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Scott Leventhal’s culinary career might never have begun were it not for a fortuitous bit of eavesdropping on Fire Island in 2006. Leventhal, then a college student with no professional kitchen experience who was looking for a summer gig, overhead the owners of Fire Island’s Houser’s restaurant, bar and hotel say they would be without a chef for the first few weeks of the season. Continue reading

Slide show: The North Fork gets dusted


Greenport snowfall. | Andrew Olsen photo



The North Fork got dusted with a few inches of snow on January 20. Andrew Olsen photos.


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