Steve Mosco

Steve Mosco, the former editor-in-chief at Anton Media Group, is a columnist for Long Island Weekly's food and sports sections. He fancies himself a tastemaker, food influencer and king of all eaters.

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Foods In Space

A brief and mostly gross history of zero-gravity grub Filling the void in your stomach while floating around the inky black void of space is no simple task. For reasons known to rocket scientists but somehow...

Eats Meets West

The legend of the American chuck wagon in the Old West The era that encompassed what came to be known as the “Wild West” only lasted for a period of about 30 years during the late...

Shea Eats In 1969

It’s October 16, 1969, at Shea Stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens. There are planes flying uncomfortably low to and from LaGuardia Airport, the World’s Fair pavilion is within view and Cleon Jones just caught...

Press 195 Rules The World Of Sandwiches And Beyond

Press 195 calls itself “the Sandwich Kings since 2002,” and a return trip to the restaurant’s Rockville Centre location reaffirms their claim to the throne. Known for pressed sandwiches stuffed with flavorful meats, fresh veggies, and...

Claw & Order

The what, why and how of lobsters Lobster has allured me for so many of my nearly 40 years on this planet that I struggle to remember my first encounter and find it damn-near impossible to...

Chef Michael Meehan Returns To Oyster Bay With River Road American Bistro

Mill River Road, the long and winding road that splits from Northern Boulevard just south of Oyster Bay, is one of those quintessential tree-lined stretches on Long Island’s North Shore: There are times you aren’t...

Steak Is For Lovers

The uncut legend of big, beefy slabs of succulence At some point in human history, one of our loincloth-wearing ancestors stood confused over a roaring fire with long-lost ancient thoughts dancing around his head—“what is this...

Celebrate National Barbecue Day The American Way

Backyard barbecue season officially kicks off As National Barbecue Day ignites the outdoor cooking season this month, many purists are quick to remind us that true barbecue is all about low and slow—that thing you do...

Belly Up: Elsie Lane Elevates The Bar Scene

In the storied tradition of dive bars, Long Island has seen more than its fair share. But apart from a few legendary local spots, the majority of our watering holes aren’t particularly noteworthy. And though...

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