News for Foodies: 06.28.18

Local Food News

Cooking and Culture

Daniel Isengart, a private chef and a cabaret performer, will talk about his new book, “The Art of Gay Cooking,” at BookHampton in East Hampton tomorrow at 5 p.m. Laura Donnelly, The Star’s food columnist, will moderate the discussion. Mr. Isengart’s work, which contains 250 recipes, is a “culinary memoir” that traces the author’s cooking experiences from his grandmother’s kitchen in Germany through his childhood years in Paris and up to his adult life at home in Brooklyn Heights and at work for clients in New York City and the Hamptons.

 

Lounge Debut

A new event space and lounge called the 324 will open today at 44 Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton, an address that has seen a long succession of nightclubs and restaurants, most recently Harbor East. In its newly renovated space, the 324 contains three full-service bars, two interior dining and entertainment spaces, two outdoor patios, and can accommodate up to 500 guests. A tour of the facilities for those planning an event will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m., and afterward the lounge will make its debut. The lounge, which will serve a variety of craft cocktails and frozen drinks, will be open Thursdays through Saturdays starting at 8 p.m.

 

Oyster Special 

The North Sea Tavern is offering a special of five oysters  plus a choice of draft beer, wine, or champagne for $10 every Thursday from noon to 11 p.m.

 

Brunch With Flair

Maison Vivienne in Southampton will hold a brunch featuring a D.J. and a fashion show of jewelry from Soixante Neuf Jewels and clothing from Marina St. Barth and Elaine Kim Studio on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.