01/06/17 6:00am
The Sherwood House Vineyards tasting room. (Credit: Randee Daddona file photo)

The Sherwood House Vineyards tasting room. (Credit: Randee Daddona file photo)

Have you heard of Hygge?

It’s the Danish word for cozy and for the Danes it’s a way of life. Now you can seek out your own hygge (pronounced HOO-gah) — a lifestyle that includes the pursuit of fuzzy socks, hot tea and good company — on the East End.

So while our winter might be bad for sunbathing and water sports, there are other ways of seeking bliss.

Here are eight places to get cozy on the East End. (more…)

09/27/16 6:02am
At The Tavern, mixologist Jean Pierre Torrealba (a.k.a. JP) is taking this classic from another era and updating it for the contemporary palate. (Credit: Annette Hinkel)

At The Tavern, mixologist Jean Pierre Torrealba (a.k.a. JP) is taking this classic from another era and updating it for the contemporary palate. (Credit: Annette Hinkel)

The Old Fashioned. It’s a cocktail from another time …Think the 1960s and Don Draper in “Mad Men.”

But guess what? These days the Old Fashioned is, well, anything but.

At The Tavern, mixologist Jean Pierre Torrealba (a.k.a. JP) is taking this classic from another era and updating it for the contemporary palate. (more…)