Side Dish: Brews Brothers Opens; Pizza By The Meter; & More

Compiled Andrew Wroblewski

 The folks behind Brews Brothers Grille are U.S. Wing Champions; they opened their Huntington location on April 27.  (Photo/Brewsbrothersgrille.com

The folks behind Brews Brothers Grille are U.S. Wing Champions; they opened their Huntington location on April 27. (Photo/Brewsbrothersgrille.com

NEW BURGER, BEER BAR: The Huntington village location of Long Island beer and burger bar chain Brews Brothers is now open for business. “On Friday, April 27th, 2018, the United States Wing Champions known as Brews Brothers Grille will arrive in Huntington village, opening their second location,” a post to the chain’s Facebook page said. Currently, for the initial opening, a limited menu is available at the 69 Wall St. eatery, but the Brews Brothers have promised to have their staples: “wings and burgers.” The two-floor restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner. For more info, visit Brewsbrothersgrille.com.

MAC’S MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH: Sunday brunch destination spot Mac’s Steakhouse has a special menu for Mother’s Day. Every entree on the $23-per-person menu includes an individual “farmer’s tray” with an assortment of fresh danishes, muffins, mini bagels and cheeses, grilled vegetables and seasonal fruit. Entree choices include egg burritos, salmon Benedict, lobster quesadilla, or grilled chicken club. A $9 upcharge will get mom the filet mignon and eggs, and sides of slab cut bacon or sausage are additional.

FREE BRUNCH FOR MOM: Helping Hand Rescue Mission will host a special Mother’s Day Brunch for moms and their children on Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The morning will include food, fresh coffee and tea, craft time and gift for each mother. Registration is free; space is limited. Call 631-351-6996 for more info. Helping Hand Rescue Mission is located at 225 Broadway, Huntington Station.

BRUNCH NOT YOUR THING?: Celebrate Mother’s Day with the “Mothers of Cheese” — five women who pioneered the American artisanal cheese movement — during the Northport Historical Society’s Mother’s Day Eve Tasting hosted by Harbor Cheese and Provisions. After the tasting (2-3:30 p.m., Saturday, May 12) mosey on down to Nest on Main for a floral workshop with Harbor Homestead & Co. Attendees of both events get a free gift. For tickets to the tasting ($35/members, $40/non-members), visit Northporthistorical.org.

PIZZA BY THE METER: A new Huntington pizzeria and Italian restaurant is serving up uniquely-long pies. Il Vecchio Forno, which opened last month at 1277 E Jericho Turnpike, has been showing off on Facebook its “pizza a metro” (pizza by the meter) offerings. There are plenty of different pies to choose from, including the Quattro Stagioni pie ($44), which is topped with fior di latte, prosciutto, artichokes, black olives and mushrooms. The one-meter pies range $38-$44, and Il Vecchio Forno also offers half-meter and 12-inch personal pies ($19-$22/$9-$14). For more information, visit Facebook.com/vecchiofornony.

  The meter-long Quattro Stagioni pie ($44), which is topped with fior di latte, prosciutto, artichokes, black olives and mushrooms.   (  Photo/Facebook/Il Vecchio Forno

The meter-long Quattro Stagioni pie ($44), which is topped with fior di latte, prosciutto, artichokes, black olives and mushrooms. (Photo/Facebook/Il Vecchio Forno