The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene
BloggersPeter Gianotti Erica Marcus Joan Reminick Marjorie Robins
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. beers will be poured alongside Mirabelle Restaurant and Tavern food at a July 24 dinner hosted by the Stony Brook restaurant.
The cost of the three-course beer-pairing dinner is $50 per person plus tax and tip. Dinner starts at 7 p.m.
The expected menu at the farm-to-table restaurant includes local striped bass with corn puree and pickled melon and minted...Read more »
Two years in the making, Greenport Harbor Brewing Company's new brewery in Peconic is open on the former site of Lucas Ford Trucks. And Long Island's biggest independent brewery will be celebrating its grand opening on Saturday, July 12.
There will be a $25 ticketed VIP session with complimentary beer from 3 to 4 p.m. (Click here for tickets.) From 4 to 8 p.m., the event is open to the public...Read more »
It's pig roast night at First and South in Greenport.
The June 30 event stars pork, plus beer from Crooked Ladder Brewing Co. in Riverhead and wine from Lieb Cellars of Mattituck and Cutchogue. The cost is $45 per person and includes two side dishes, as well as the beer and wine.
Starting July 7, the pig roast's fare also will be available for takeout in connection with Greenport's music-in-the-park...Read more »
Yes, after a one-year hiatus, the Greenport Chowder Festival returns, with 15 chefs competing for the trophy. The victor is chosen by popular vote.
Tickets to the fest are available online at www.eastendseaport.org or at the event. They're $12.50 per person in advance, $17.50 at the festival. Each ticket holder may cast one ballot.
Among the participating restaurants...Read more »
Valentine's Day is big at restaurants on Long Island and almost everywhere else. Here are some that are offering specials for the festivities, especially for dessert.
After the Chateaubriand or steamed lobster for two, decide among the Valrhona chocolate bombe, vanilla cheesecake, mocha creme brulee, or chocolate-covered strawberries at View in Oakdale.
After the coriander-crusted pork...Read more »
This weekend, it will be time to Taste North Fork.
The promotion includes a free North Fork shuttle via Hampton Jitney with stops in Riverhead, Jamesport, Mattituck, Cutchogue, Southold and Greenport. The Cross Sound Ferry and the Long Island Rail Road are offering extended schedules.
Twenty wineries and vineyards plus restaurants, inns and hotels are participating in the event, which...Read more »
It used to be the pride of a gourmet market was how far-flung were its wares — caviar from the Caspian, cheese from the Pyrenees. But the trend nowadays is to source locally. C.J. Gourmet doesn’t draw from quite as small a circle as Taste of the North Fork (which recently relocated from Peconic to Southold); the Greenport store, which opened in May, sells candy, coffee, beverages, condiments, granola,...Read more »
Keith Luce, former chef-partner at Jedediah Hawkins House in Jamesport, has launched his new venture: a multi-venue compound at Stirling Square in Greenport.
“The Square” is anchored by Main, which takes over the former North Fork Oyster Company and retains that restaurant’s oyster-centric menu. There will be about a dozen oysters every day, from both the East and West Coasts as well as Europe....Read more »
Cavaniola’s, Sag Harbor’s specialty market, has opened a satellite location inside Vines & Branches, the olive oil and balsamic emporium on Main Street in Greenport.
Michael and Tracey Cavaniola preside over a little gastronomic empire that also includes a cheese store, takeout shop and wine cellar in Sag Harbor and a Manhattan branch in TriBeCa. The Greenport store opened on April 10.
Tracey...Read more »