On Friday, June 9, several East End favorites are gathering at Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead to provide irresistible bites and sips during Taste the East End. From 7 to 10 p.m., the summer edition of the Aquarium's popular Fish & Sips event will offer a "flavor-filled night" featuring local restaurants and food vendors, as well as local craft beer, wine and cider, the ambiance of the Aquarium on a beautiful summer evening and live music.
"We're very excited to be hosting our Third Annual Taste the East End event at the Long Island Aquarium on June 9th!" shared Chelsea Lambert and Nicole Buckley of Long Island Aquarium. "We have over 50 wonderful local craft beverage and food vendors participating."
This year's event will feature Pindar Winery, Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
, Long Island Spirits
, The Murph's Famous Bloody Mary Mix, Raphael Vineyard and Winery, Martha Clara Vineyards
, Pellegrini Vineyards, Jason's Vineyard, Poboybrewery, Moustache Brewing Co., Bellport Brewing Company, Sherwood House Vineyards
, Hound's Tree, Tend Coffee, Twin Fork Beer Co
, The Lenz Winery
, Saltbird Cellars, Southampton Publick House
, Jamesport Farm Brewery, Woodside Orchards Hard Cider, Twin Stills Moonshine, Montauk Beverage Works, The Brewers Collective Beer Company, Clovesz, Sparkling Pointe
Winery, The Subtle Tea Company, Clovis Point
Vineyard, Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard and Horse Rescue, Seaside Grill, Simon's Beach Bakery Cafe, Buoy One
Seafood Restaurant & Bar, The Crushed Olive, Atlantis Banquets & Events, Long Island Chowda Company, Lucky Lou's Gourmet Rice Pudding, Chocology, Wine at the Finish Line, Backyard Brine
Pickle Co., Canal Cafe, Brewology295, The North Fork Shack, 63 South Chill Street Ice Cream, Harvest
Food Box, Kim's Cookie Company
, Long Island's Famous Foods, Zuzi'z Zookiez, PeraBell Food Bar, Little Vicky's, DeJesus Deli & Taqueria, Mr. Pepper's Hot Sauce, BesDam Soup, Josephine's Feast
, Wild Style, Whole Le Crepe, Inc., Vines & Branches
, and more.
"They have created so many delicious pairings that we can't wait for our guests to try!" the duo noted.
So make sure to come hungry because there's going to be a lot of tempting options this year.
Admission is $64.95 per person plus tax, which includes a souvenir glass and all Taste the East End food and craft beverage tastings. Reservations are required and guests must be 21-years-old or older.
Long Island Aquarium is located at 431 East Main Street in Riverhead. For more information, call 631-208-9200 ext. 426 or visit www.atlantisbanquetsandevents.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