Innsider Blog

Thanksgiving Menu

Posted by on November 20, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Long Island Restaurant Week Menu

Posted by on November 10, 2011 at 6:49 am

Cooking Curiously from Taylor

Posted by on November 5, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Made in the Shade with “Pink Lemonade” Here’s a little play on a summer classic using ingredients indigenous to North America – the East coast specifically. Two very cool ingredients combine to make a refreshingly natural beverage similar to pink lemonade.  Earlier this summer, we served this sweet foraged tea as an amuse bouche. First, […]


Posted by on June 8, 2011 at 1:51 pm

Our one year anniversary has quietly come and gone at Jedediah Hawkins Inn/Luce & Hawkins. While this was a milestone for me, I have been in the hospitality business long enough to know that one year  in “restaurant years”  is the equivalent of a week in the history of the universe.  Restaurants come and go […]

Latest menu from Luce & Hawkins

Posted by on April 13, 2011 at 11:52 pm

Check out the latest Menu from the Luce & Hawkins’s Kitchen.  Chef Luce sources only the best local ingredients for a seasonal menu that we know you’ll enjoy.

Taylor’s Cooking Curiously

Posted by on March 31, 2011 at 12:06 am

Spring Has Sprung!   The snow is fading on the lawns of Jedediah Hawkins Inn and the ice on the fountain out front is slowly thawing. The North Fork area including it’s abundant farms and wineries are shaking off the winter’s chill and preparing for the busy summer ahead. In the kitchen, we’re getting ready […]

Kitchen News from Taylor

Posted by on January 13, 2011 at 10:32 pm

  1.12.2011 A New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu An incredible year has ended, and the start of another has begun. My prediction: this one will be sure to beat the last. Lots of fun things going on here at the Inn. Our own production of wines, jams, jellies, cheeses and butters are in the works. […]

Taylor at Mecox Bay Dairy

Posted by on September 16, 2010 at 8:58 pm

Earlier this summer all of us cooks had the opportunity to take  a much needed field trip to the South Fork and visit Art Ludlow’ dairy farm: Mecox Bay Dairy. We’ve been using several of Art’s cheeses on our tasting menus at the restaurant and thought it would only make sense to see the source […]

Wine from a Keg

Posted by on July 29, 2010 at 12:41 pm

Keith Luce and Michael Kaminski have introduced wines on tap to Luce & Hawkins and Luce’s Landing.  Keith and Michael worked closely with wineries to create custom house blends.  The wine is stored in stainless kegs, holding 5.15 gallons or about 26 bottles and is hooked up to a tap system with nitrogen gas passing […]

A conversation about toes with my son.

Posted by on May 27, 2010 at 7:19 pm

I’d like you to meet my son and one of the loves of my life. Here on the back porch of the Inn we shared a fun conversation about toes.