Dark Side of the Maple Porter and truffles. (Credit: David Benthal)
Gone are the days when beer pairings were limited to Cracker Jack at the ballpark. Craft beer has evolved from old school, watery macro-lagers associated with tailgating to a new realm of complexity that has earned suds a rightful spot at the dinner table.(more…)
The Patchogue Beer Project is slated to open this fall. (Credit: BJ Gamboa)
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Patchogue has been making a name for itself as a go-to dining and drinking hub on Long Island. This fall, the village will add another reason for craft beer lovers to visit the vibrant downtown: The Patchogue Beer Project.
A collection of Long Ireland pours at the brewery’s Riverhead tasting room. (Credit: David Benthal)
Bust out your kilts and tune your bagpipes, St. Patrick’s Day is nigh!
This feast was originally created to honor Saint Patrick, a priest credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. Occurring during Lent, alcohol and food restrictions were happily lifted in observance of the day. (more…)
Mattebella Vineyards in Southold. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Some North Fork vineyards offer a festival-like atmosphere. Others are host to a more intimate and educational experience.
Although a vibrant, energetic crowd can be fun, you might want to skip the cornhole contests and The Rolling Stones cover bands in favor of a peaceful afternoon in Long Island Wine Country. For some, tiny tasting rooms are the salve offering tasters a chance to connect with the wine and winemakers in ways that are impossible at larger venues.