News for Foodies: 05.15.14

Local Food News

At Gosman’s
    Nightly specials at Gosman’s Dock in Montauk are as follows: Sunday features a $24 special on lobster, including a 11/4-pound crustacean, corn, coleslaw, and fries; Monday is rib night, with St. Louis-style barbecued ribs served with fries for $15, and on Wednesday the local catch of the day is served with a glass of house wine for $24. On Thursday, seafood pasta is the special, for $15, and fried food is featured on Friday, with a choice of fried shrimp, fish and chips, or a fisherman’s platter for $15. Gosman’s is serving lunch and dinner daily except Tuesdays, with nighttime meal service till 10 p.m., and drinks served till midnight.

Farmers Markets Return
    Weekly farmers markets are starting up for the season. Tomorrow is the opening day for the East Hampton market on North Main Street, with hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and for the Hayground School farmers market in Bridgehampton, which runs from 3 to 6:30 p.m.

    The Sag Harbor farmers market on Bay Street, which runs on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., opens this weekend for its 11th year with a vine-cutting ceremony on Saturday at 9 a.m.

At Smokin’ Wolf
    Smokin’ Wolf BBQ in East Hampton has a new offering from Gula Gula Empanadas: an empanada featuring the shop’s pulled pork, along with sweet potatoes and mango. The ice cream bar is now open for the season.

In the Harbor
    The Beacon in Sag Harbor reopens tonight and will be serving dinner nightly. Lunch service will be added in July. Sam McCleland, the executive chef, is introducing some new seasonal dishes to the menu.

    On Noyac Road in Noyac, the Bell & Anchor is hosting lobster night on Wednesdays beginning at 5:30 p.m. The menu features a choice of various lobster dishes, at various prices.

For Young Ballplayers
    The Harbor Grill on Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton will welcome East Hampton Little League players and their families during the season, through mid-June, by providing burgers at half-price and free ice cream to children who come in uniform to dine after their games.

Burger Night
    Wednesday is burger night at little/ red restaurant in Southampton. A grilled bistro burger platter with French fries, lettuce, tomato, Vidalia onion, and spicy bread and butter pickles will be $10. Toppings of cheese, sautéed onions, black truffle mousse, and avocado can be added at additional cost.

Wine at Topping Rose
    A wine dinner next Thursday at the Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton will feature Steve Clinton, a California winemaker, who will pour three selections from each of his two labels, Brewer-Clifton and Palmina wines. They will be paired with a four-course spring meal. The dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and cost $175 per person.

Sienna Restaurant
    Sienna opens on Saturday at 44 Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton. The restaurant, which is paired with a summertime “ultralounge,” features “modern Italian” cuisine. Donatella Arpaia, whose other venues include Kefi, Anthos, and davidburke & donatella, is the new chef this year.

Estia’s Little Kitchen
    Estia’s Little Kitchen in Sag Harbor is serving dinner Thursdays through Sundays, and is offering a three-course prix fixe for $29 between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. It features a choice of salad or soup, any entree from the menu, and a choice of dessert. Specials this weekend include grilled artichoke and steamed mussels in a New Mexican chile broth, for starters, and, as entrees, swordfish tostada, roasted flounder, or roasted Long Island duck breast.

Opening in Montauk
    The Harbor Raw Bar & Lounge will open on Friday, May 23, on West Lake Drive in Montauk. Advertised as a “small plates, cocktail-focused restaurant,” it will include a “robust raw bar with towering seafood plateaus.” The chef is Pierre Rougey, a former French Culinary Institute instructor who earned three stars from The New York Times while cooking at Barrique Kitchen and Wine Bar in Babylon.