A native Long Islander, former food editor in New Orleans, and current copywriter in the travel industry, Su-Jit Lin-DeSimone has four great passions in life, and they all feed (!) into each other: food, travel, fitness, and the written word. All she wants to do in life is to simply to see all the sights, taste all the flavors, do all the things ... and tell everyone.

WHERE TO EAT: Port Jefferson

Hoi polloi and everyman, all walks of life meet on the hilly streets of the village of Port Jefferson, the subject of our Community Table column in the summer issue of Edible Long Island. Fondly known as Port Jeff or simply “Port” to the Long Islanders across the sandbar, it’s easy to find a place to dine no matter your age, budget or mood, which is part of the appeal of this beautiful place.

Barnaby Black: Locally Foraged Gifts

This holiday season, gentlemen can get in touch with their wild sides with Barnaby Black’s foraged skincare line. The low-sudsing, fully biodegradable camp soaps are available in cedar and lavender.