News for Foodies: 01.19.12

Race Lane restaurant in East Hampton will host a wine dinner on Sunday. The menu will begin with butternut squash soup with bay scallops, tuna crudo, and handmade burrata with prosciutto, followed by fettuccine with porcini Bolognese sauce, veal, beef, pork, and cream, and braised veal wild mushroom risotto. Dessert will be zabaglione and berries. The Italian wines to be paired with each dish include a Prosecco and selections from Tuscany and Venice. The dinner begins at 7 p.m. and costs $67 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations have been recommended. Also at Race Lane, there is a three-course prix fixe for $30, for which diners may make selections from the full menu.

Art & Dine
    The actress Mercedes Ruehl will be the guest at an Art and Dine dinner at c/o the Maidstone in East Hampton on Tuesday. Dawn Watson of The South­ampton Press will interview her. The event begins at 6 p.m. A two-course prix fixe dinner, served with a glass of wine, will be followed by a cookie plate for dessert, and the discussion. The cost is $36 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Beer and Super Bowl
    At Indian Wells Tavern in Amagansett, those who purchase a draft beer can enter to win a 42-inch flat-screen TV that will be given away just in time for the Super Bowl. The drawing will be held on Feb. 3. Indian Wells now serves lunch and dinner seven days a week.

Caramel Apple Pie
    On Saturday from noon to 2 p.m., a free cooking demonstration at the Loaves and Fishes Cookshop in Bridgehampton will center on how to make caramel apple pie using a recipe from “Country Weekend Entertaining” by Anna Pump.