Interspecies grapes are coming to Long Island Wine Country.
Ah, Grand Central Oyster Bar. Nestled like a pearl in the architecturally stunning Grand Central Terminal, it’s a veritable temple to the briny shellfish that is so quintessentially New York. And on Tuesday August 5, the Oyster Bar is celebrating National Oyster Day with a special oyster menu and some fun oyster events.
My kids, Miranda and Toby, love these crayons. They’re big and chunky, come in bright colors, are shaped like lizards and alligators and smell like honey.
he Wine Project is like a fun, sophisticated dinner party to which you invite yourself. Single, in couples, friends, if you enjoy good food, wine and conversation, check out this weekly event at the Riverhead Project restaurant in downtown Riverhead. Everyone sits together at a long table, and over the course of the evening, chef sends out an appetizer, three seafood and meat dishes and dessert; wines are chosen off-the-cuff by a visiting rep from a winery or distributor. At $40 a head, it’s a terrific value.
Q. What do a 3-liter bottle of 1990 La Grande Dame Champagne and new legislation for New York State’s “farm-based beverage sector” have in common? A. They’re both relevant to Long Island wine, and they’re both rather dry. In a good way!
So many amazing East End farms and food producers, so little time. It’s simply impossible to hit all the places you like, even if you plan your expedition down to the last bunch of arugula. Until now—just point and click, and the best of the East End and beyond will appear at your door.
In early spring, it’s too cold to plant seeds. Get a jump on your summer crops by starting seeds indoors! Vegetables like peas, beans, broccoli, melons, peppers and tomatoes are very happy to begin life on a warm windowsill.
Rolling in Dough pizzas are gourmet treats, with caramelized onion, fennel sausage, grilled artichoke, bacon, figs, goat cheese, prosciutto, buffalo mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, olives and more, set atop a lightly charred, thin crust, all scented with a hint of wood smoke.
In the cold, snowy winter, it’s easy to see which plants are evergreens—they’re still green!
What happens when you let your father take over 12 rows of your vineyard?
This fall, when you are at a farm stand picking a pumpkin, check out the ornamental gourds.
Nearly 25 schools and learning centers on the East End have sprouted gardens, from small patches to spacious greenhouses and internships.