News for Foodies: 08.10.17

Local Food News

The Slow Food East End chapter has a potluck dinner planned for next Thursday at Myron and Susan Levine’s residence in Sag Harbor. Reservations are required and can be made at slowfoodeastend.org. The event is open to both members and nonmembers, with a $15 or $20 per person fee, respectively. Attendees are also expected to provide a dish made from seasonal local ingredients and large enough to serve six to eight people. Additional details are avail­­able on the website. 

On Sept. 24, Slow Food East End will hold its annual meeting and community potluck supper at the Quinipet Camp and Retreat Center on Shelter Island. Participation is free and open to all. The event provides an opportunity to learn about the group, its events, educational programs, and goals, and to meet the candidates for Slow Food East End’s board. 

 

Shellfish Taste and Tour

Fresh local oysters will be served paired with wine during a tour of the shellfish hatcheries at the Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center in Southold on Friday, Aug. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 and can be reserved at eventbrite.com. Information on efforts by Cornell Cooperative Extension, the sponsor of the marine learning center, to upgrade the facility is available at goodcircle.org/project/ wonders-never-cease. 

 

Summertime Option

Inlet Seafood restaurant and sushi bar, perched on the second floor overlooking the mouth of Montauk Harbor and Block Island Sound, is open nightly and features a water view from every table. Sushi specials are available. Lunch is served at Inlet daily from noon to 4 p.m., and dinnertime begins at 4:30.