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Bren Smith's Vertical Ocean Pasture, The Wave Of Future Farming

This man created the country's first vertical farm
Nov 17, 2014 11:00 am

Why would you plant acres of land when you can build a farm of the same size vertically in the sea? At least, that's one of the questions that got fisherman Bren Smith of Thimble Island Oyster Co. thinking. After all, you don't need fresh water, land or fertilizer to make his oysters, mussels, scallops and various types of kelp grow. So, with these things in mind, he created the first vertical farm in the country.

Photo Essay: Alex Guarnaschelli Looks Back On A Summer Full Of Food Travels

Chef traveled to LA, Toronto, Sag Harbor, Orlando
Sep 11, 2014 9:00 am

Any food enthusiast worth their fancy rock salt grater will recognize Alex Guarnaschelli from Food Network, Cooking Channel and Bravo. Always searching for new techniques and ingredients to implement in her kitchens, Guarnaschelli spent much of her summer traveling for inspiration. Her journeys took her east to Long Island; west to Los Angeles; south to Orlando and north to Toronto. She wrote in to Food Republic to detail her travels.

Jennifer Oz LeRoy, The Woman Behind Food And Drink Wizardry In Montauk

She’s revived Gurney’s Resort in Montauk
Jul 2, 2014 8:00 am

“Entertainment runs in my blood,” says Jennifer Oz LeRoy, the daughter of the late, legendary New York restaurateur Warner LeRoy, and granddaughter of Wizard of Oz producer Mervyn LeRoy. “The dining room is your greatest set.” LeRoy should know: She recently took on several new dining rooms, not to mention Montauk’s only on-the-sand beach bar, as food and beverage director at Gurney’s Montauk, the 80-year-old resort that reopened with a major revamp this summer. In the prime of beach season, we caught up with her.

Long Island: The Final Houseman At Latham's Dinner Is This Week

Pop-up meal series ends Thursday with veggie theme
Aug 27, 2013 1:30 pm

Houseman at Latham's is a series of six thematic meals at a pop-up location in Orient, NY this summer. The final dinner of the season (BYOB!) is this Thursday, August 29, with a theme of vegetables. Read on.

Marc Murphy Travel Guide

5 Travel Spots, from Rome to Costa Rica
Sep 20, 2011 7:01 am

As Marc Week continues, we asked the globe-trotting chef for his five favorite places to visit outside of his home base in New York City.

Dinner Party at Chef Kerry Heffernan's

Fresh Long Island striped bass, ocean to table
Aug 25, 2011 10:02 am
Kerry Heffernan
Photo: Brendan McCarthy

I suppose I was already fortunate last weekend, just to be in the Hamptons on a beautiful weekend. But then my luck really kicked in: A former colleague texted me to say that she and some friends were at Kerry Heffernan's house in Sag Harbor, and they had some striped bass that needed to be eaten. 

I've chatted with Heffernan, the...

Eating Fresh At North Fork Table

Locavore poster chefs go off on local's limitations
Aug 20, 2011 1:30 pm

When people think about eastern Long Island, it's always Hamptons, Hamptons, Hamptons. But for the past five years, a cute little building on the other fork of Long Island has become a worthy competitor in itself for the glitz and glamour. The North Fork Table & Inn, headed up by former Gramercy...

5 Long Island Beers Worth Knowing

Long Island turns the (beer pong) tables
Aug 19, 2011 3:01 pm

Long Island is many things to many people: a great source for duck meat, a haven of public school districts just outside Manhattan, birthplace of Amy Fisher...

Compared to the Coors brainwashing campaign linking the Rocky Mountains to brew-ha-has, Long Island conjures no such images. That’s starting to change. Not on the advertising front – the breweries...


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