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

Pop-up meal series ends Thursday with veggie theme
Aug 27, 2013 2:30 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 8:01 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 11:02 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 2:30 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 4:01 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...

Gallery: 7 Mystery Mushrooms

Save a writer's life: Identify these 'shrooms
Aug 19, 2011 10:01 am
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I am spending most of August on the East End of Long Island. It rained a ton earlier this week. Up from the ground in the yard outside my rental house sprung a stunning variety of 'shrooms. 

Don't worry. I didn't immediately rush out to cut them down, slice them up and saute them in butter. 

Fact is, I have no idea what varieties these are...

Field Report: North Fork Craft Brew Fest

Pretzel necklaces and craft beer on Long Island
Aug 15, 2011 10:08 am
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Photo: tabounds on Flickr

The common thread of beer festival attendees: Everyone is thirsty.

It’s not as if someone is going to stumble onto the Martha Clara Vineyard on Long Island, sans ticket, and take in the scenery without a beverage in hand. No, let there be no confusion – this is a drinking crowd.

Over 50 breweries from around the country gathered in Jamesport, NY on...

An Oyster Primer With Kerry Heffernan

The Long Island chef shares his oyster knowledge
Jun 16, 2011 8:31 am
Kerry Heffernan

You may have conquered eating raw oysters, but do you know how to cultivate them or which are the best months to eat them in? We spoke with Kerry Heffernan, executive chef at South Gate and oyster cultivator extraordinaire, to answer these questions and more for us.

How did you get involved...


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