Category: Food

Here’s To Montauk Brew

(This article first appeared in the June 21, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   It was Memorial Day weekend last year when a friend decided to introduce me to the “real Montauk.” I’ve been coming to The Hamptons for years, but Montauk always felt like an exhausting drive past the key points along Route

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Manna Restaurant: An Authentic Sicilian Experience

(This article first appeared in the January 25, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   When the opportunity arose to experience Manna Restaurant in Water Mill, I knew I’d be in for a flavorful evening. Situated at the reminiscent location of Mirko’s, a restaurant known for catering to a wealthy clientele, that closed its doors

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Culinary Power Couple Leads ‘A Hamptons Happening’

(This article first appeared in the July 6, 2016 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   The twelfth annual “A Hamptons Happening” will take place Saturday at the home of Maria and Kenneth Fishel in Bridgehampton. This year celebrates the 40th anniversary of the founding of The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Center. Honorees include American television

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Tellers: An American Chophouse

(This article first appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of Luxury Living Magazine- a subdivision of Newsday Media Group) Attention to Detail Tellers Chophouse dining room pays homage to the First National Bank, built in 1927, with a captivating entrance of the original 30-foot ceiling windows and carved moldings. The authentic vault, located in the

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Interview With Antonia Lofaso

(This article first appeared in the Spring 2017 edition of Luxury Living Magazine- a subdivision of Newsday Media Group) Celebrity Chef & Restauranteur Profile: Antonia Lofaso TV Celebrity Chef, author and mother, Chef Antonia Lofaso is a restauranteur with an expanding empire on the rise. Growing up food was ubiquitous in Antonia Lofaso’s life. From

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28 Days of Food & Drinks

Get ready for 28 new flavors to add to your foodie bucket list! The number 28 was originally inspired by a blog documenting my Golden Birthday Adventure. This number transitioned into an entire series on how to live life to the fullest. After Springing to Action comes a more concise post about my true passion-

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