Food

    Mother’s Day is coming and I hope you are all planning creative ways to honor and remember your mothers. Creative being the operative word here. No need to buy a card, make one! No need to buy flowers, pick some wild ones...
    If there’s a little more traffic near the train station in East Hampton these days, it may be because Peter Ambrose, late of the Seafood Shop in Wainscott and the owner of Peter Ambrose Events catering, has hung out his...
    Restaurants are gearing up for the season, with a host of Mother’s Day specials this weekend.     Andrra, a new restaurant which has opened near the Harbor Marina on Three Mile Harbor where the Boathouse...
    There are a couple of springtime treats in our waters right now, often only available in spring and fall as the water temperature changes. Weakfish, also known as sea trout and by their Native American name “squeateague,...
    Jennifer Meadows, the chef at Fishbar in Montauk, which is at the Gone Fishing marina on East Lake Drive, is back in the kitchen for another season, and serving dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. A mention here of...
    If David Burke, a well-known restaurateur, were to have a precocious baby chef it would be Matthew Guiffrida. His new Muse in the Harbor echoes the whimsy and quirkiness of Burke’s signature dishes: various foods shaped...
    As the spring season marches forward, more restaurant chefs are striding back into their kitchens to man their stations for the season.     In Montauk, the Clam and Chowder House on West Lake Drive has reopened,...
Amazing Sorrel Soup     This recipe is adapted from Patricia Wells’s “At Home in Provence.”     Serves four to six. 3 oz. fresh sorrel leaves, stemmed, washed, and dried (or you can substitute...
   Other than the lack of rain, this spring has been beautiful. But what has amazed me the most are the hardy little herbs that survived the entire winter and are now going gangbusters in the garden.