You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, now we have Giving Tuesday. And you can take advantage of it close to home. Any donation to Group for the East End will be doubled if you contribute online on Tuesday, December 3.
Seeing a fish that has just been caught is a bittersweet experience. In order to capture the true essence and see the vibrant colors, the fish must remain intact and fresh for as long as possible.
Remember the legendary squid and wine dinner from earlier this spring? Get ready for Act 2: an all-duck, red wine dinner going down at Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton this Thursday.
Viewed from the upper story of the atrium at Jewel restaurant in Melville on Wednesday night, the launch party for Edible Long Island was was impressive. We built it and you came. Nearly 400 local food supporters were surrounding tables loaded with the samples, snacks and sips provided by local food purveyors.
More than 60 North Fork wineries, restaurants, B&Bs, hotels, food and other retail establishments, chamber and village associations are offering “Taste the North Fork” food, wine and arts activities and discounts on the long Veteran’s Day weekend, November 9 to 11, as part of the “Taste the East End” festivities taking place through December.
The dead will have their day. And they will eat
There’s a sense of quiet desolation and abandonment on a raw December morning at Freeport’s historic Nautical Mile. Just weeks earlier, Superstorm Sandy tore a murderous path along the East Coast, bludgeoning the dozens of restaurants, crab shacks, fish markets, bars and boutiques that comprise the popular summer destination.
The bi-annual Long Island Restaurant Week kicks off on Sunday, November 3, for eight days ending on Sunday, November 11.
The Gourmet Whaler, in the old seafaring town of Cold Spring Harbor, is a mixture of restaurant, coffee shop, ice cream parlor and retail store. It is known for owner/chef Sean Leonard’s famous fish tacos, but it’s just as well known for its resident ghost, Lillian Feldman, who has been haunting the place for years.
The ghost has been affectionately named Iris because many people have sensed a female presence in the building. Others have claimed that three spirits abound, including a maitre d’, who has been seen holding a towel over his arm.
Owned by French Culinary graduate Gerard Fioravanti, Fiorello Dolce offers a wide array of French and Italian cakes, cookies, pies and pastries, and it also has an assortment of spirits.
The American Farmland Trust and Cornell Cooperative Extension aim to eliminate financial risk for innovative farmers, and improve water quality for Suffolk County residents.