Food

    Spring vegetables are on their way, and if you have your own garden perhaps you have already gotten a few sprightly leaves of spinach and lettuce. Of all the seasons, I think spring’s vegetables go the best together. Or...
    Fans of the Lester and Snyder families’ prepared food and fresh fish and produce will be pleased to learn of Round Swamp Farm’s new Bridgehampton market and bake shop, which will open on Friday, May 16. The location is...
    With local artisans purveying such homemade comestibles as cheese, sea salt, and wine, it was only a matter of time before the production of spirits found its way to the South Fork. As the zeitgeist would have it, two such...
    Over the last two months I have spent several Sunday afternoons with some of the most relevant and important people in our community — farmers and fishermen, brewers and winemakers, restaurateurs and shellfish growers. The...
    The joy of pork, from the snout to the trotters, and craft beer will be celebrated at Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Local beer will be featured. The menu will include pork sliders, chicharrones,...
    The witty writer Dorothy Parker once aptly described eternity as “two people and a ham.”   
Cooking at Church     Marco Barrila, the chef and owner of Insatiable Eats in Southampton, will present a program highlighting the cuisine of his native Sicily at an East End Chefs program at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor...
The heat was on Saturday as hundreds of hotheads descended on a field at the Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead for the debut year of the North Fork Horseradish Festival.
Easter Sunday     Numerous restaurants will offer special meals for Easter Sunday.
    I recently had the great, good fortune to spend an evening dining at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, N.Y., followed by a farm tour the next morning. And I shall say right now that this was the most spectacular,...
    The owners of Naturally Good Foods and Cafe in Montauk are planning to open a restaurant on the hamlet’s Main Street, opposite Herb’s Market in the space formerly known as Mtk Cafe.     Like their...
Hello Again, Spring     The expanding list of restaurants reopening for the season rings a few more death knells for the extended winter.
    On Aug. 1, 1965, Craig Claiborne held a picnic on Gardiner’s Island that has come to be known as “the grandest picnic of all time.” He invited a pantheon of French chefs to prepare the meal — Pierre Franey...