News for Foodies: 12.14.17

Local Food News

‘Tis a good season for those looking for daily restaurant specials or a fresh prix fixe menu.

At Tutto Il Giorno on Nugent Street in Southampton, Monday night is deemed “date night,” with any appetizer paired with any pasta dish offered at $29. A $36 prix fixe on Thursday and Sunday nights includes an appetizer, pasta or other entree, and a choice of dessert. 

A three-course menu at Almond on Main Street in Bridgehampton, which specializes in locally sourced ingredients, is $32.50 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays until 7 p.m., and all night on Wednesdays. Vegetarian options abound at Almond on “Meatless Monday” nights. 

Wolffer Kitchen in Amagansett has happy hour and prix fixe specials as well as occasional live music. The restaurant is open Thursdays through Sundays. 


Holiday Catering

Art of Eating Catering and Event Planning has a wide-ranging menu of foods that can be ordered for the coming holidays. Orders for Hanukkah, Christmas Eve, or Christmas meals must be placed by Sunday, and those for New Year’s Eve must be placed by Dec. 23. (Orders for other dates within the holiday season must be placed 72 hours in advance.) Meals for Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 must be picked up by 11:30 a.m.

The menu selections, which can be viewed at, include “nibbles, dips, and spreads,” soups and salads, entrees, vegetables, sauces, and desserts. 


Local Love at Babette’s

Babette’s restaurant on Newtown Lane in East Hampton is issuing “Local Love” cards to the stalwart customers who remain in the off-season. They entitle the holder to a discount of 15 percent on breakfast, lunch, or dinner. 


Diners Have Spoken

The restaurant at the 1770 House in East Hampton has been included on a list of “100 Best Restaurants in America” by the reservation website Open Table. Of 19 New York eateries included, it is the only one outside Manhattan. The list stems from reviews by diners that were collected between November 2016 and the end of October.