13 for ’13; Our Top Stories of the Year

The top stories of 2013: EdibleLongIsland.com started in April, so we didn’t get a full year in, but what we got was a doozy. We’ve only scratched the surface of covering Western Suffolk and Nassau, so stay tuned. We did learn that Long Islanders like pickles. Our top story had twice as many readers as number 2.

13. Tom Schaudel

Tom Schaudel_Doug YoungWho’s more Long Island than this guy?

12. Stony Brook Heights Rooftop Farm

Stony Brook rooftop farm_doug youngYou can grow it anywhere.

11. At Market Bistro, Nassau County Dips its Toe into Farm-to-Table

charles treadwell market bistro_nikokrommydasBucking globalization.

10. Late Summer Gardening; It’s Not Too Late to Plant

Greens_Elizabeth RexerFall is a time for sowing too.

9. Mark Cassin: The Big Cheese

DSC_8822 3_optI’d buy cheese from this guy.

8. Edible Long Island Launch Party—Thanks for Coming Out

Tom Schaudel+KareemNo, really, thanks for coming.

7. The Real Food Renaissance: A Guide to Long Island’s Farmers Markets

Ethel Terry_dougyoungEthel Terry gets the goods out.

6. Shoregasboard Comes to Long Beach

Sugo Cafe's food truck, Beach Buns & Bites

Sugo Cafe’s food truck, Beach Buns & Bites

Everyone loves food trucks.

5. History, Ghosts and Great Food Abound at Long Island Eateries – Part 3

aGHT vintageFood and spooks, who wouldn’t love it?

4. Simply Cider and Apples at the Jericho Cider Mill

JerichoCider1.Zulkofske.BarrittTraditions, like apples, never go out of style.

3. The Great Food Truck Derby 2013

food truck squareThis event is a big draw.

2. Small Plates, Big Flavor in Bay Shore

tullulah's_doug youngThis restaurant has a following.

1. Greenlawn Pickle Festival Hits 34 Years

pickle festival_johnny_optYou guys really love your pickles.