Betsy Davidson is the editor at large of Edible Long Island.

Summer 2014

Some families are blessed to have a doctor in the house. Other families count their lucky stars to have an attorney among their ranks. Betsy Davidson’s family has far more auspicious bragging rights: they count an honest to goodness hamburger expert as one of their own.

There’s No Place Like Home

Much like Dorothy, Marc Anthony Bynum has found his heart’s desire in his own backyard. The Farmingdale native and two-time Food Network’s Chopped champion is nearly ready to open the doors to his first restaurant, Hush Bistro, in his own backyard, on Farmingdale’s Main Street.

Happiness is a Bowl of Cherries

Sweetness abounds in the summertime on Long Island. Our gardens, farm stands and farmers markets are chock-full of sun-ripened sweetness. From beans and corn to peppers and tomatoes, our summer harvest is as luscious as it is abundant. Still, the sweetest taste of summer comes from Mother Nature’s confection, fruit.