Category: Food

Montaukila Partners With Oceanic Global

While the sandy shoreline of Mexico is a distant dream, Montaukila aims to bring south of the border flavor to a cocktail near you. Born in Montauk in 2018, Montaukila is premium, certified, 100% blue agave tequila and made with an ultra specific pallet in mind– summertime. The smooth flavor is produced from the award-winning

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Hudson’s Mill Tavern in Hudson Valley

About an hour north of NYC, located in a Hudson Valley town called Garnerville (a hamlet in Haverstraw), Hudson’s Mill Tavern remains essentially unnoticed. Its inconspicuous location is tucked away behind several seemingly abandoned brick buildings. But walk through the doors and you’ll discover food as rich as the buildings history itself. According to the

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Youngs Farm

When I was a child, my father would take me driving along the Gold Coast of Long Island to gather leaves on many a crisp, fall afternoon. We’d get out of the car at random leaf clusters along the road in Roslyn, Glen Cove, the Brookvilles, and picked the brightest colors in full form. He

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The Perfect Summer Smoothie

With the weather heating up it’s natural for our appetites to decline as we crave lighter meals. According to The National Center for Biotechnology Information, we crave food as a means to regulate our own body temperature. When it’s cold, we tend to consume extra energy that food produces. After all, calories are just units

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Sail Away Coffee x NoFoDoCo

Sheltering from the chaos ensuing outside of my front door, coffee and food have become my new favorite antisocial activities. While everyone else is stocking up on toilet paper and hand sanitizer, I’m making my way for the 30 oz coffee grinds and packets of chocolate. We all have our pandemic priorities. It turns out,

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They’re Dancing In The Streets

Quarantine parties are now in, literally. But DJ CHEF is making celebrating seem a lot less isolated. When quarantining first began in March, Marc Weiss, “DJ CHEF”, got a call for milestone 40th “birthday rodeo” in East Islip. From there, he joined in on a birthday shoutout parade in Long Beach, a community effort to lift

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In Conversation: Well + Good

Is calorie counting so last year? On Tuesday, March 3rd STORY at Macy’s hosted Melisse Gelula, co-founder of Well+Good, and a panel of nutrition experts to discuss the new era of eating.  In conversation was Ali Maffucci, Founder + CEO of Inspiralized, registered dietitian Molly Knauer, and Doctor of Behavioral Nutrition Chinara Tate. Together, the women debunked the

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DJ CHEF Heats Up Your Bachelorette

The East End has long been Long Island’s go to destination for all things vacation, and that includes bachelorette parties. It’s a quick ride from NYC and during the cooler months a lot of properties become vacant, making them cost effective options for weekend renters. But during the summer months renting a house alone can come

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Cheers to You, Asheville

“There’s no competition because we aren’t like that here. We each have our own thing and everyone gets it. There’s plenty of tourism to go around,” an employee of Green Man brewery commented of the 11.1 million annual visitors to Buncombe County in North Carolina. On my recent trip to Asheville, a popular tourism town

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Sweet! Dessert Places That Deliver

It’s 8 PM and you just finished dinner. As you’re cleaning the kitchen, drying the dishes, suddenly, a craving hits. You recall strolling through New York City, or even Jersey City, and coming across that bakery. It was delicious, mouth-watering, and right now you wish you could be back in that moment again for one

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