News for Foodies: 08.28.14

Local Food News

North Fork for Foodies

The eighth annual Foodie Tour of the North Fork will take place on Sept. 7. Sponsored by the North Fork Reform Synagogue, it will include visits to farms, vineyards, and beverage and food producers, where there will be cooking demonstrations, talks, and tastings.

The synagogue website,,  has details. The event, with tickets at $25 (children 12 and under can attend for free), will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The self-guided tour begins at the Peconic Land Trust’s agricultural center at Charnews Farm in Southold.

Food TV

The George Hirsch Lifestyle show will be aired on WLIW-TV, Channel 21, on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. beginning on Labor Day. This week’s episode will feature visits with Scott Chaskey, farmer and director of Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, and Joe Realmuto, the chef at Townline BBQ in Sagaponack.

Asado Lamb Roast

A garden party and lamb roast will start at 4 p.m. on Monday at c/o the Maidstone Inn in East Hampton. The Living Room restaurant there will prepare an all-you-can-eat feast with appetizers, lamb, sauces, salads, and more. The cost is $75 per person, or half that for kids 12 and under. Alfredo Merat and Radio Europa will perform.

New Caterer

EatHamptons is a new catering company founded by Mark Fahrer, a chef whose clients have included the Food Network, the James Beard Foundation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Trump family. Among Mr. Faher’s specialties are churrascaria (Brazilian barbecue), Indonesian rijsttafel (a rice table), and regional African cuisines. The chef can be contacted at EatHamptons@