Food

Here’s the best advice you’re going to get while preparing for your Thanksgiving dinner. Make room now in your freezer and refrigerator. Be brutal.
The Amagansett Food Institute, which operates the Amagansett Farmers Market, is taking orders for Thanksgiving foods. The Gulf Coast Kitchen restaurant, in Montauk at the Montauk Yacht Club, will have a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the holiday. Thanksgiving at the 1770 House in East Hampton will offer a holiday meal featuring...
Amy Goldman will present and sign copies of her “Heirloom Harvest” book of daguerrotypes at Marders in Bridgehampton on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. Artisanal pizza made with organic vegetables and ingredients will be served.
Cittanuova in East Hampton is now offering a lineup of nightly specials on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The well-known painter and sculptor Eric Fischl will host the next artists and writers night at Almond in Bridgehampton. The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Here it is, early November, and the farmer’s market in Sag Harbor this past weekend still had peppers, corn, lettuce, and other greens, along with the usual suspects of winter squash, potatoes, apples, onions, garlic, and more.
The first time I reviewed the Topping Rose House I recall coming to the conclusion that it wasn’t so much a place you pop into for a good meal but rather a place for a dining experience, a special occasion. I returned two years ago and it was empty.
Get your Met's regalia on and steal on down to Stuart’s Seafood shop in Amagansett. Customers who say “Let’s Go Mets” with their Mets gear on will receive a 10-percent discount on their purchase.
“Why Seattle?” asked so many people when I told them I was whisking my son away for a long weekend recently. “Well,” I’d explain, “I was born in Northern California but have never been to the Pacific Northwest.” But the real answer is that it’s one of the few places my offspring was willing to explore with his old, old, uncool mom.

The chef, Anand Sastry of the Highway Restaurant presents Thai night on Thursdays starting next week. A Sicilian “carnival” Halloween celebration will be held at Osteria Salina in Wainscott on Oct. 31.