The Eastern Long Island Chapter of the American Culinary Foundation has been very active lately, working to get East End chefs and culinary students at Suffolk County Community College engaged in the community.
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his is the weekend to go to Montauk. We already told you about the Seafood Festival; now, when that closes up at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, roll into downtown for La Brisa‘s closing party. There will be a guest DJ and their full dinner and cocktail menus. Edible had our subscriber appreciation party there this summer and the tacos, which are at the end of the now-famous Taco Trail, are to die for. The restaurant will reopen in May.
Joe’s Garage, the new barbecue restaurant in Riverhead, will be holding cooking classes throughout the fall directed by their chef, Brian Burner. The classes will include cooking tips, a three-course tasting menu with a beer and wine pairing and a recipe book to take home.
The Chew, the ABC afternoon show about food featuring well known chefs and lifestyle gurus, was making its way around the South Fork yesterday filming for an upcoming episode. At the center of the tour was Jeff Negron, known to many on the East End as one of Slow Food East End’s master farmers.
For new series, Food Forward, the folks at PBS have traveled the country to find “food rebels” people they say are transforming our food and the way we eat. Color us unsurprised that friend-of-Edible Sean Barrett is one of the rebels profiled as an innovator and pioneer. I profiled his company, Dock to Dish, and its restaurant supported fishery in Edible Manhattan earlier this year. The series looks great and Sean is very entertaining. Check it out if you’re in the city.
Photographer and writer were there to research and, ahem, eat as they interviewed and photographed David for an upcoming article for our regular column “In the Kitchen With,” which will run in the winter issue.