News for Foodies 10.18.12

    The Plaza Cafe in Southampton will participate in Cancer Awareness Month by donating $5 from every prix fixe dinner served on Wednesdays throughout  October to two local organizations, Lucia’s Angels and the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center.
    A $32, three-course prix fixe is offered Monday to Friday from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. and includes a selection among starters such as Long Island seafood chowder, organic greens salad, and prosciutto-wrapped shrimp, and entrees including horseradish-crusted local cod served with roast garlic mashed potatoes and crispy leeks with chive oil, sliced flatiron steak with potato-spinach hash and crispy shallots, herb-marinated free-range chicken with wild mushroom polenta and baby vegetables, and farfalle with gulf shrimp, asparagus, peas, sun-dried tomatoes, and prosciutto in lobster sauce. Dessert is included as well.
    The restaurant serves dinner nightly at 5:30, except on Mondays, and Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Film and Food
    At Nick & Toni’s restaurant in East Hampton, a two-course dinner will be served along with a ticket to the East Hampton movies on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday for $35 per person. The menu will include a choice of antipasti followed by a choice of a pasta dish or a wood-oven pizzetta. The “film and food” special is not available during holiday periods, or in combination with other specials.

Nibbles and Drinks
    The Living Room restaurant at c/o the Maidstone inn in East Hampton has resumed its happy hour, which includes half-off cocktails and bar menu items. The specials are available from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays.

Autumnal Dishes
    A list of autumnal dishes added to the menu at Muse in the Harbor in Sag Harbor includes, as starters, apple salad with smoked Gouda and smoked salmon “bacon” served on a Gruyere cheese bread pudding, beet and sweet potato salad with goat cheese and arugula, lobster pot pie, and fried blowfish served with sweet-potato chips. Entree choices include jumbo shrimp casino, tilapia Wienerschnitzel, “Thanksgiving meatloaf,” mushroom parmesan, and wine-braised boneless short ribs served on pumpkin sage polenta with collard greens.

Daily Specials
    At Pepalejefa, a takeout food shop on Sag Harbor’s Main Street, different fall specials are offered each weekday, except for Wednesdays, when the shop is closed. Among the soups of the day are Tuscan bean and French onion, lentil and sausage, artichoke soup, fish chowder, and black bean soup. Other daily specials include chicken, meat, pasta, and vegetable dishes. A daily “lunch box” boxed special is also available, featuring a choice of entree served with potatoes and a vegetable.

Adieu Till Spring
    The Harbor Bistro in East Hampton has served its last meal until spring, although fans of its cuisine will find Bistro-style offerings on the menu at its sister restaurant, the Harbor Grill, which is open all year. The Harbor Grill is on Three Mile Harbor Road just south of the head of Three Mile Harbor.

Bell & Anchor
    At the Bell & Anchor restaurant on Noyac Road in Sag Harbor, two prix fixe choices are now available all night on Thursdays and Sundays, and on Fridays and Saturdays until 6:30 p.m. A two-course special is $30, and three courses are $35. Both include a choice of appetizers such as brandade with potatoes and garlic, salads, and chowder, followed by fish of the day, steamed mussels with french fries, flatiron steak, or an herb-crusted pork chop served with mascarpone polenta and asparagus. Dessert is also included. The Bell & Anchor also offers raw bar specials such as Montauk Pearl oysters for $1.50 each and local Little Neck clams for $1 each.