This Memorial Day weekend, after you've had your fair share of customary BBQ fare, like hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, and other traditional fixings, prepare to dazzle your taste buds during a foodie extravaganza.
On Sunday, May 29th, over 40 local restaurants, breweries and vineyards will come together at the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center for the Second Annual Taste the East End event. From 7 to 10 p.m., guests can taste test a plethora of Long Island-based eateries' signature dishes, which will be matched with local craft beer, wine and cider.
Taste of North Fork is also returning. (Courtesy Photo)
"We are very excited for our Second Annual Taste the East End event at the Long Island Aquarium," said Chelsea Lambert and Nicole Buckley. "Come kick off summer and enjoy fare from the best local food vendors paired with craft beer, wine and spirits while enjoying live music and the beauty of the aquarium!"
Participating vendors will include The Murph's Famous Bloody Mary Mix, Twin Forks Beer Co, Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, Crooked Ladder Brewing Co, Martha Clara Vineyard, Jason's Vineyard, Moustache Brewing Co., Woodside Orchards Hard Cider, Pindar Vineyards
, Tend Coffee, Bellport Brewing Co, SpikedSeltzer, Chokola'J, Tainos Sofrito & Mojo, Chocology, The Birchwood of Polish Town, Grace and Grit, The Cheese Patch, Pellegrini Vineyards, Raphael, Long Island Chowda Company, Southampton Publick House
, Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard, Seaside Grill, Atlantis Banquets and Events, Whole Le Crepe, Taste of North Fork, End of the Line (Wine @ the Finish Line), Clovis Point
, Hillrock Estate Distillery, Brewers Collective, Crazy Fork, Brew Crew Cycles, Vines and Branches, Jillery Jewels, Hillrock Estate Distillery, Hendrick's Gin, Montauk Beverage Works (Iced Tea and Lemonade), Vital a Tea, and Ms. Michelle's Cookies.
Attendees will dazzle their taste buds. (Courtesy Photo)
Along with the opportunity to explore the Aquarium, the evening will also include live music and entertainment by New Life Crisis
, "the Planet's Mightiest Independent Original Mashup Band."
"Tickets are still available," they added.
Admission is $64.95. Attendees must be 21-years-old or older.
Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center is located at 431 East Main Street in Riverhead. For tickets, or more information, call 631-208-9200 x 426 or visit www.longislandaquarium.com.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com