Dan’s Taste of Two Forks Countdown: Dark Horse Restaurant

“Corn, strawberries, soft shell crabs, lobster, local bison, LI potatoes, local asparagus”—it seems the list of foods that define summer on Long Island could go on and on for Dark Horse Restaurant owner/chef Dee Muma and chef Jeffrey Trujillo. But the pair is also happy to talk about mac-n-cheese, root beer floats, local sourcing  and more as they prepare to join other top chefs at the second annual Dan’s Taste of Two Forks this Saturday, July 14, in Bridgehampton—the defining food-and-wine event of summer on the East End. Dig in!

What are you most looking forward to at the Dan’s Taste of Two Forks event? Ply our talents among our peers/be among our fellow foodies.

What is one food or dish that everyone should try at least once their in life? Foie gras—even if you think you don’t like liver…

Describe your relationship with food in three words. The Next Level

What quality do you most admire in a chef? Being stalwart

What would be your one request of the cooking gods? More

If I looked inside your refrigerator right now, what would I find? Water from all over the world—and a jar of Jif

The perfect drink for a summer night? Our own cucumber-infused vodka with soda, dash of Siracha, and a lot of ice.

If you had two forks in your hands right now, what would you like to stick them in? See opening sentence

The world ends tomorrow. Your last meal would be: See opening sentence again

What is your guilty food/drink pleasure these days? Mac-n-cheese, hotdogs, with a rootbeer float

What’s great about being part of the cuisine culture on the East End? Watching it grow as local sourcing takes off

What do you consider a chef’s most underrated virtue? Using our knowledge to source the best foods and present them sensibly and (these days) affordably

Finish this sentence: The perfect meal is…  The answer changes daily with sourcing.

The second annual Dan’s Taste of Two Forks is Saturday, July 14, at Sayre Park in Bridgehampton. Click here for more information and to get your tickets now!

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