Food events on Long Island support kids, farmers and a working maple syrup farm.
Each year Edible Communities, the family of local food magazines of which Edible Long Island is one of its newest members, gives its readers an opportunity to acknowledge and recognize the dedication and work of our local heroes: the farmers, chefs, merchants, food artisans and nonprofit organizations that feed us.
The Valentine’s Day dining out options on Long Island are as varied as … Long Islanders. From a high end dinner at the Polo Steakhouse in the Garden City Hotel (spend the night?) to an aphrodisiac dinner at West East Bistro to a Valentine’s Day Eve flamenco soiree, there is something to satisfy, sooth and tease every amorous palate.
We were surprised, but ever the optimists, we are viewing our pint glass of Hoptical Illusion as half full and think this news signals an even brighter future for local beer.
Ding dong! It’s that time of year again. Girl Scout Cookie season kicks off today, February 7 through 9 with National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend.
As the wife of a clammer, I am perpetually on the lookout for clam recipes. I have perfected several over the years: Long Island clam chowder, white clam sauce and baked clams, in particular.
On Tuesday, January 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. we will celebrate the winter issue of Edible Long Island and Brooklyn Brewery’s latest brew, Fire & Ice at Bobbique, Patchogue’s destination for tasty barbecue, sultry blues and the best local craft beers.
Gumm and Medwig plunged into the frigorific waters of Smithtown Bay in search of Blue Island’s acclaimed Naked Cowboy Oyster.
Ringing in the new year with Bonfires and bagpipes, whisky and oysters.
The real Santa Claus touches down at the farmers market in Huntington.
Homecooks, consider giving yourself a present this Christmas and make reservations instead of the traditional ham, prime ribs, lasagna or much to maligned fruitcake.
A pleasantly surprising fringe benefit of my job as editor of Edible Long Island came in the form of an e-mailed invitation from Rob Petrone, host of Verizon’s FiOS1 program Restaurant Hunter.