Sitting in the upstairs loft of the former Salamander’s space in Greenport, chef Jennie Werts takes a break from renovations to discuss her new restaurant opening, Ellen’s on Front. It takes less than a minute for the topic of fried chicken to come up.
“There will be fried chicken,” she laughs, answering the burning question yet to be asked. It’s somewhat serendipitous that the space Werts and her brother Andrew have acquired was known for its fried chicken, also a staple at her Jennie’s at Drossos popup outside of the village.
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