The Long Island Merlot Alliance has hired Robin Epperson-McCarthy as a research fellow to look into the scientific side of merlot. • Photograph by Randee Daddona
An Aussie pulls from his roots yet blooms on Long Island soil. • Photographs by Randee Daddona
One of five grand prize winners in the National Wells Fargo Works Project contest, cHarissa was chosen from more than 3,600 entrants; it’s the only small business in the Northeast to receive the award this year.
Here’s a delicious culinary riddle: How do you make local cheese from fresh summer milk infused with fresh black winter truffle, and age it in time to melt onto a grass-fed beef burger in the fall?
Noah’s restaurant in Greenport is once again pairing up with local winemakers to present its popular Winemaker’s Dinner series, held on Sundays through the fall.
My kids like garlic ice cream. Who knew? This unusual treat was at Garden of Eve’s annual garlic festival last weekend.
If there’s one good reason for a big old, bright-red fire truck to come out of a well-deserved retirement after a half-century of fighting fires, it would surely be to quench people’s thirst.
These days, for those who want a cram course with all the information in one place, and also want to have a good time, there’s Wine Camp. And if you’ve already graduated Wine Camp, your “master’s degree” is next.
Any serious seafood fan would rather be gutted and filleted than serve anything non-local/not-so-fresh, so here’s the catch of the day according to Colin Mather, fishmonger-with-a-following and owner of the Seafood Shop in Wainscott.
The place lives up to its name. It’s quirky, hip and relaxed, and on a summer Friday evening buzzing with wine-region visitors and local food aficionados alike. Wine industry types were at the bar unwinding; any residual petulance from the workweek didn’t last long.
South Fork & Spoon is a meal delivery, personal shopping and food concierge service that can make entire dinners magically appear, take all the pesky planning out of entertaining, solve the eternal riddle of kid-friendly food and even see to it that you arrive to chilled wine, a warm pool, cranking AC and a full pantry.
Fishing is best when the tide is moving at deepwater spots like docks, marinas and channels, but even shallow water at the beach can work. Look for disturbances on the water surface, or little fish jumping to escape—there’s probably a school of snappers on the hunt!