04/28/17 6:00am
There are value Long Island wines in many different price ranges. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

There are value Long Island wines in many different price ranges. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

While the East End of Long Island offers beautiful scenery and recreation, it is the distinct food and wine landscape and deep pride in it that sets this area apart. 

I was born and raised on the cusp of western Long Island, in Queens, and began working in restaurants in 1968 at the age of 15. At the time, I was just looking to stay out of trouble and save up some money to buy an amp, but it quickly became apparent that I had been bitten by the kitchen bug. I went on to spend time in culinary school and worked in dozens of L.I. restaurants. Throughout those years, I was lucky to work with regional ingredients and vendors, which gave me an appreciation for Long Island and its agricultural offerings and roots. (more…)

11/17/14 4:00pm
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The dining room at aMano. (Credit: Courtesy Photo)

Northforker.com presents our latest “Experience North Fork” Giveaway. We are giving away great prizes through rafflecopter that only take a second to enter and multiple entries are allowed.

aMano Restaurant is our latest partner. Enter to win a $100 gift certificate to this beautiful, award-winning restaurant. Opened in June 2008 by partners Adam Lovett and Tom Schaudel, aMano brings a hint of the Tuscan countryside to Mattituck. Wood-fired pizza and pastas star on the menu along with local ingredients from the nearby farms and bay.

You can enter until Monday, November 24th at 2:00PM.

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