News for Foodies: 03.30.17

Local Food News

The Harbor Grill on Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton has started Taco Tuesdays, when taco dinners are two-for-one, with specials on beverages to complement the meal. The special begins at 5 p.m. each week. The menu, subject to change, may include tacos de pollo, a crispy chicken fritter, Baja fish tacos with beer-battered Atlantic cod, tacos de carne, with grilled marinated steak, and tacos de camarones, filled with grilled black tiger shrimp. All are served with pico de gallo, lettuce, and salsa, plus rice, beans, and guacamole. Drink specials include $4 Corona beers, $10 margaritas, and $12 spicy margaritas and “mango-ritas.” 

 

Restaurant Week

Hamptons Restaurant Week continues through Sunday. At participating restaurants, a list of which can be found at hamptonsrestaurantweek.com, diners can order prix fixe dinners for $28.95.

 

Creative Acts and a Meal

Almond restaurant’s next Artists and Writers night will take place on Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. and feature Erling Hope, a craftsman, artist, and designer. The event, titled “Crazy Making: Believing Things and Other Creative Acts in the Last Days of the Culture Wars,” will feature a family-style three-course dinner created by Jason Weiner, Almond’s executive chef, and a talk by Mr. Hope. The cost is $45, which includes a glass of local wine or craft beer, and a gratuity. Tax is not included. Reservations are required. 

 

Wolffer Tasting Room

The Wolffer Estate winery in Sagaponack has unveiled its new tasting room, which features a bar where one can order a glass of the vineyard’s wine or dry rosé cider, along with high-top tables, banquettes, and a living room area. The tasting room is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and until 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. 

Not here right now? Wolffer is offering free or flat-rate shipping on cases of its Summer in a Bottle rosé 2016, or Estate Rosé 2016, through the end of April. 

Shop, Dine Tonight

As part of “Stay Out Late — Starry Night,” a business promotion in Southampton Village tonight, Union Cantina, a Mexican restaurant at Bowden Square, will have an all-night happy hour and live music. The restaurant features the 400 Rabbits Tequila Bar, which carries more than 100 types of tequila and offers a number of signature cocktails. 

 

Wine Dinner

In Sag Harbor, the Wolffer Kitchen restaurant is taking reservations for a wine dinner on April 9 featuring the Opus One Winery in California’s Napa Valley, a joint venture between Baron Philippe de Rothschild of Château Mouton Rothschild and Robert Mondavi’s son to create a premium Bordeaux-style blend. J. France Posener of Opus One will join Wolffer’s winemaker, Roman Roth, at the dinner, at which Wolffer Estate wines will also be served. Tickets are $257.25 per person.