Side Dish: Burger Month; Wine & Wagyu; Beer Week Continues

Long Islander News photo/archives The bacon belly buster burger at Christopher’s in Huntington village is one of our Foodies’ favorites.

Long Islander News photo/archives
The bacon belly buster burger at Christopher’s in Huntington village is one of our Foodies’ favorites.

Photo/Facebook/Sweetie Pies On Main HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Sweetie Pies on Main recently celebrated its seven-year anniversary. The 181 Main St. coffee shop in Cold Spring Harbor also serves fresh treats like macarons, mini pies and fresh doughnuts. It’s open seven days a week, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 631-367-9500.

Photo/Facebook/Sweetie Pies On Main
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Sweetie Pies on Main recently celebrated its seven-year anniversary. The 181 Main St. coffee shop in Cold Spring Harbor also serves fresh treats like macarons, mini pies and fresh doughnuts. It’s open seven days a week, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 631-367-9500.

Photo/Facebook/IMC Restaurant IMC’s wine and Wagyu tasting dinner is tonight.

Photo/Facebook/IMC Restaurant
IMC’s wine and Wagyu tasting dinner is tonight.

BURGER MONTH: Did you know that May is National Hamburger Month? Well, it is, so fire up the grill and line it with as many delicious burgers as you can. What’s your favorite burger in Huntington? Our Foodies would love to hear about and see them, so send us a picture of your favorite burger to info@longislandergroup.com. Be sure to let us know where it’s from and what’s on it, too!

WINE & WAGYU: IMC Restaurant (279 Main St., Huntington) is hosting a wine and Wagyu tasting dinner tonight, 7:30 p.m. For $75 diners can taste the four-course dinner and wine pairing (or $55 without wine). The meal will start with the steak tartare that’s served with ginger lime vinaigrette, baby mustard greens and a quail egg and paired with the Chateau Minuty Rosé from Provence, France. The second course will feature Wagyu meatballs flanked by pickled green daikon and served with spicy mayo, and paired with the Lyric Pinot Noir from Santa Barbara, California. The main course will be a Wagyu New York strip steak that’s served with pea shoots and topped with garlic and soy, and paired with the Vall Llach Embruix Mertiage from Catalunya, Spain. Top it all off with dessert, the lychee panna cota that’s served with coconut ice cream and paired with the Nivole Moscato from Piedmont Italy. For more information, or to make a reservation, call 631-824-6222.

BEER WEEK CONTINUES: Long Islander Craft Beer Week 2017 continues through May 21. The week, which kicked off May 12, raises awareness for the island’s thriving, local craft beer culture and encourages beer lovers to get up and get out to their favorite local establishments, or to try a new one. There are a whole bunch of support from restaurants and breweries – including locals like Northport-based Sand City Brewing Company. For the full list of events and specials, visit Longislandcraftbeerweek.com.