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Bridget Shirvell

09/27/18 6:10am

Hemp grown at Satur Farms in Cutchogue. (Credit: David Benthal)

Something a little different is sprouting up among the greens and herbs at Satur Farms in Cutchogue: baby leaf hemp.

Satur Farms in Cutchogue, known for its delicate wholesale greens that are a favorite among New York chefs and home cooks alike, is one of a handful of farms in New York State growing the plant, which some hope will become a leading crop for the region.  (more…)

09/09/18 5:55am

NoaMar Markets will excite lovers of Spanish flavors. (Credit: Greater Long Island)

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Summer travel season is coming to an end (sniff), but if you’ve got a case of wanderlust, the Island has the cure.

From southern barbecue to traditional Italian cannolis to authentic dumplings, it is possible to eat your way around the world without leaving Long Island.

All you need to pack is an adventurous appetite. (more…)

09/04/18 6:07am

Capt. Andrew Derr at Gull Pond in Greenport. (Credit: David Benthal)

The flat skiff hugs the Long Island shoreline, its humming engine breaking the quiet of the early morning before going silent as the boat reaches shallow water. It’s so shallow, you’re tempted to reach out a hand and see if you can touch the bottom, except you’d likely scare away the fish.

Standing on the platform of the skiff, Captain Andrew Derr guides the boat stealthily through the currents with a pole while searching for striped bass. (more…)

07/20/18 6:00am

The lobster roll at Crabby Jerry’s. (Claudio’s courtesy photo)

Sour cherries picked off the tree, gooey ice cream sandwiches, bottles of pale ale— summer is the time to fill your diet with delectable North Fork treats.

But as much as we want to pretend the end of summer isn’t coming, the days are getting shorter and with them the chance to savor some of our favorite seasonal foods.

Here are 5 things to eat and before summer ends.   (more…)

05/01/18 6:00am

First and South in Greenport. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Dear cozy tables by the fire, we’ve had a good a run. But springtime is here, and that means we’re ready to find a spot where the ratio of sun to refreshing breeze is just right, the food is colorful and fresh, and the cocktails use all the best flavors of the season.  (more…)