Fourteen participating restaurants will offer $5 tapas-sized portions of their finest local shellfish creations. Local wineries will offer $3 wine pairings.
A restaurant family gathers weekly to share memories, cook and eat.
Avid readers will know that we’ve had ducks on the brain lately. Here’s our recap of the four-course, duck dinner, complete with Long Island duck history, duck art installations and quack ringtones that interrupted President Obama.
Our winter issue cover is always a conundrum: everyone’s still eating fall produce at the end of November, and few people want to be reminded of the stretch of leafless and snowy days ahead. But there’s still so many dairies, egg producers and farmers with squashes and brassicas for sale.
I was tasting, sipping and photographing Long Island’s best food and drink while talking with like-minded strangers and friends. As I took a bite of the candied bacon strip that was in my dickens cider by Roots Bistro Gourmand, I locked eyes with my friend T.W. Barritt, a contributor to Edible Long Island and author of the blog Culinary Types.
Something about the fall, with an early snowstorm to boot, to make one’s thoughts turn to Bloody Marys. It’s almost like a meal: the vitamin C and heft of the tomato juice, the sinus-clearing jolt of the horseradish and the umami of the Worcestershire.
Thoughts on local gin, new books, food waste startups and restaurant shenanigans are only a few of the topics that our editorial staff is reading about this week.
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.
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.
East Main Street in Riverhead continues is evolution as a dining destination with the opening of Vines & Hops.
Long Island Restaurant Week kicks off on Sunday. Participating restaurants will offer a three-course prix fixe for $27.95 all night, every night they are open except Saturday when the menu will only be offered until 7 p.m.
Long Island’s busiest restaurateur keeps on truckin’.