This time of year it’s particularly important to be well stocked on drinks supplies. So here are the 8 bottles of liquor (and mixers) — all made in the great state of New York — that will keep you and your loved ones in Manhattans through the New Year and beyond.
These holidays give the gifts that support our food and beverage artisans.
Rich Vandenburgh of Greenport Harbor Brewing Company wants to spur a generation of truly local beer on Long Island.
Reinventing a historical category of wine.
Long Island’s largest roaster blazes new ground with a café at Stony Brook University and a new pour-over bar.
The East End can file 2013 as one of the better vintages.
As appreciation of coffee in the U.S. continues to surge, the small fraternity of coffee roasters on Long Island has enjoyed recent growth. But none have grown more than the Hampton Coffee Company, originally founded in Watermill in 1994, when there was just one Starbucks on the island.
It feels like a failure of the imagination to drink brown ale this early in the season. Or worse, wishful thinking. Or worst, betrayal. Shouldn’t I be grateful for the long days, the warm weather and the fruit flies in the kitchen?
Remember the legendary squid and wine dinner from earlier this spring? Get ready for Act 2: an all-duck, red wine dinner going down at Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton this Thursday.
Merliance, the trade group that promotes merlot as Long Island’s signature grape, will be hosting a wine salon on Monday, November 11 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Jamesport tasting room of Sherwood House. Another great event for Taste North Fork.
On November 10 from noon to 6 p.m. the Greenport Harbor Brewery will be blowing out the concept of an oysterfest with an all-day schedule of music, tours, food and beer.
The village’s celebration starts of with a locally sourced and foraged dinner at First and South. It begins promptly at 7 p.m. and has six courses. For a wine pairing dinner the cost is $85; all the wines are local. A Greenport Harbor beer-paired dinner is $70.Dinner only is $60.