Tag Archives: Long Island

The Blue Duck Bakery Cafe in Southold, NY

Blue Duck Bakery Cafe at Southold: Exterior and Retail area Continuing on my road trip around the Hamptons area, we stopped by Blue Duck Bakery Cafe, a 13-year old establishment cranking out, in my humble opinion, one of the best artisan breads around New York. I met with the friendly co-owners, also husband and wife, Keith and Nancy to give me a nickel tour of their bakery. This is a family business that most of their adult children are responsible for parts of this business, from the baking to the business/accounting aspect. Most of their business is wholesale, selling to..

Tate’s Bakeshop in Southampton, NY

Exterior and Interior Last weekend when I attended Dan’s Taste of Two Forks in the Hamptons, I planned my visit around the Forks of Long Island by hitting the best stops whenever possible. One of them was Tate’s Bakeshop in Southampton. Why? I am a fan of Kathleen King’s (the owner/founder of Tate’s) über thin chocolate chip cookies. I’ll get into detail later since I brought a whole bunch of them back home. When you drive to Tate’s Bakeshop (it’s impossible to get anywhere without a car out there), you’re greeted by the pastel blue-green, upscale yet charming country storefront…

Recap of Dan’s Taste of Two Forks

Dan’s Taste of Two Forks, Salmon wrapped in cucumber, Chilled mango soup with snapper ceviche & Fontina Stromboli Last night was Dan’s Taste of Two Forks at Sayre Park in the Hamptons. This food event celebrate the wineries and restaurants from both the North and South Forks of Long Island. The event is also a benefit for East End food pantries through Have a Heart Community Trust. The set up was in a large white tent on the grass and dirt lands not too far from a few local vintners and gardening emporiums. As some of you might know, this..