Food

East Hampton Gourmet Food
In addition to its regular menu, East Hampton Gourmet Food offers a sophisticated version of a vegan Thanksgiving dinner and several solutions to food concerns such as gluten allergies. Jo M. Johnson




Justin Hoke, the new chef at Spring Close restaurant
Justin Hoke, the new chef at Spring Close restaurant, served two of his specialties, New York strip steak au poivre and grilled octopus, on a recent night. Morgan McGivern photos


One specialty shop sold nothing but amusing cakes made of brioche dough into which crushed hot pink pralined almonds have been folded and baked.
One specialty shop sold nothing but amusing cakes made of brioche dough into which crushed hot pink pralined almonds have been folded and baked. Laura Donnelly



pumpkins
Those who enjoy their pumpkin in pies, bread, cheesecakes, and soup are following a dietary tradition that dates back as far as 5,500 B.C. Morgan McGivern