Tuesday, June 21, 2011
On Saturday we were on our way out to Shelter Island to run the annual 10K race and to do a tiny bit of wedding preparation. Feeling hunger pangs, we decided to stop and see what this northside lobster shack was all about. It turns out this is, in fact, the second home of the Napeague Lobster Roll: A little over a decade ago, the founder of the original Lobster Roll set up shop in Baiting Hollow, the town on the North Fork of Long Island where he had grown up. Luckily, the classic lobster sandwich did not disappoint. However, I would rather have a really great pile of potato chips than the sub-par, straight-from-the freezer french fries we were served with our rolls. Don't you agree? It would have been nice with a nice, cold beer, but since we were on our way to a race, we skipped the brew in favor of ice waters. Definitely make a pit stop on your way out to the North Fork, if you get a chance.