Food

Sometimes food is just a prop in a movie; sometimes it becomes the star
Some of the pies Laura Donnelly concocted for the film “Waitress,” for which she taught Keri Russell how to roll out pie dough like a pro. Laura Donnelly
The timpano gets its big reveal in the film “Big Night,” with Stanley Tucci, left, and Tony Shalhoub.

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Hampton Chutney Company is based in Amagansett Square
Gary and Isabel Kaplan MacGurn, the proprietors of Hampton Chutney, met in India after a bag of coconuts fell on her head. Durell Godfrey

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James Lubetkin won top honors in the creative apple pie, vintage cake, quick bread, and pastry categories
Among the four blue ribbons James Lubetkin brought home to Amagansett from the New York State Fair in Syracuse was one for his French apple Breton pie, a version of which he was holding. Carissa Katz

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Navy Beach in Montauk sponsored a chefs’ team-building event for the Barcelona Wine Bar and Restaurant group, with profits going to benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation
Three teams of chefs from Barcelona Wine Bar competed with fish they caught off Montauk and local ingredients to see who could put together the best meal. This spread came from a team working with striped bass. Laura Donnelly
Glen Hill Jr., whose team won the “hook ’em and cook ’em” competition at Navy Beach in Montauk, sat with a selection of bluefish dishes. Laura Donnelly

Several melon varieties grow exceptionally well on the South Fork
Summer is not over yet, and the farm stands and markets still have plenty of our local and justifiably famous cantaloupes and watermelons. Laura Donnelly

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This sister restaurant to the one in Sag Harbor has moved into what was the Meeting House
A window view of the dining room and bar at Wolffer Kitchen’s latest venue, in Amagansett Laura Donnelly
The grilled calamari salad at Wolffer Kitchen in Amagansett has tender and smoky rings and tentacles with arugula, orange slices, chiles, and other peppers. Laura Donnelly