If there’s one thing we hope this issue will reveal to you, it’s this: Don’t be dismayed by the news. Food and drink are still bringing people together. Beauty still abounds.
What does innovation look like on Long Island? Read our latest issue—out now—to find out.
The stories and drinks compiled in this issue will carry you away—not necessarily to the mountains, ocean or countryside, but to places better still.
These are the stories I will tell as I gather with my friends and family this holiday season. Because even as the world seems hostile, or a tweet or two away from becoming completely dark, there are still so many of us who are coming together.
Because just as any meal can be improved by the use of spices—saffron from Iran, cinnamon from Sri Lanka, sumac from Sicily—our country can be improved by adapting at home the recipes that work so well elsewhere.
None of the people featured in these stories—or involved in their telling—are just fiddling. They’re providing the music that makes our region worth celebrating in the first place.
Necessity may be the mother of invention, but the parents of innovation have always been love and hope.
Every garden begins with just one thing: the decision to pick up a shovel. We hope these stories inspire you to start digging.
During the holidays we gaze around our towns and tables, and there are almost too many reasons to be grateful.
Perhaps better than anyone, New Yorkers know we’re all more alike than different. And we’re alike, also, in the way we gather around food.
The collection of stories in our August/September 2016 issue illustrates evolution in the same way the faces of the sunflowers lining the roads follow the sun.
In her column, Farmgirl Angst, in this issue, Marilee Foster, one of our most senior writers, brings what we’ve been doing for 10 years…