Archive for March, 2011

Taylor’s Cooking Curiously

March 31, 2011

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 […]

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Alma’s Vino Club Blog

March 28, 2011

Paumanok 90s Merlot Vertical Dinner at Paumanok with Chef Keith Luce By almanoir On a cold first Saturday of Spring evening, Paul and I headed to the North Fork of Long Island to join the lovely Massaud Family, owners of Paumanok Vineyards who hosted this fabulous  Merlot Vertical dinner with Luce & Hawkins chef Keith Luce at […]

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March 17, 2011

Japanese Chef on L.I. Left Home 1 Day Before Quake By GREG CERGOL    A Japanese chef who left home for a job on Long Island the day before the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck is struggling to get in touch with friends and family, including his 80-year-old mother. Minoru Suzuki, speaking through an interpreter, breaks down as he speaks about […]

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Newsday–Emi Endo, photo Randee Daddona

March 16, 2011

JAMESPORT CHEF’S MIND IS ON JAPAN  Traditional Japanese chef Minoru Suzuki returned from Yokohama to start a job at Luce & Hawkins on the North Fork hours before the earthquake and tsunami hit his native region of northeastern Japan. Unable to contact or find any information out about his elderly mother in Akita and his […]

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Erin Schultz for North Fork Patch

March 16, 2011

Mother of Jamesport Chef Still Missing in Japan; Fundraiser Planned Minoru Suzuki, a new chef at Jedediah Hawkins Inn in Jamesport, still cannot locate his 80-year-old mother after tsunami disaster in his native Japan but plans a traditional meal to help earthquake relief. By Erin Schultz | Email the author | March 14, 2011 Suzuki […]

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Eat Drink Better

March 14, 2011

Sustainable Wine Review by Jennifer Kaplan If you happen to live near Sonoma County, California or Walla Walla Valley, Washington, finding awesome local wine really isn’t a problem.  But, what if you don’t happen to live in a world-class wine region? For some of us, the thought of buying wine shipped in heavy glass bottles […]

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