Food

    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.
    In Montauk, Fishbar has reopened for the season. The restaurant is on East Lake Drive, overlooking Montauk Harbor, and has a new chef, Shawn Christman. For now, Fishbar is serving dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday,...
   Those looking to prepare a meal with fresh spring color, as well as the comfort and warmth of rice and spice, might enjoy one of the most popular entrees served by the Seafood Shop in Wainscott.     The new executive...
New at Montauk Harbor     Sam Joyce, a longtime chef at Gosman’s restaurant in Montauk, is opening his own place not far away on West Lake Drive. Calling it Sammy’s, he is taking over the spot where Clemente’s...
    Jennifer’s mother-in-law cooks her brisket with Coca-Cola. Steve puts Spanish olives on his peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Have you ever tried extra virgin olive oil drizzled over premium vanilla ice cream? Who knew...
    The Palm restaurant in East Hampton is offering a three-course prix fixe dinner for Easter for $58.90 per person, plus tax and tip. The meal will begin with a choice of salad or lobster bisque, followed by filet mignon served...
    It’s confession time. Two years ago you would have found me jogging three and a half miles at least four days a week, swimming a few miles at Gurney’s twice a week, and attending frequent yoga classes. But working as...
   Mirko’s restaurant in Water Mill, among the longstanding eateries that have built up a dedicated base of customers from year to year, is getting set for a springtime reopening. After a winter break, Mirko’s will begin...