Food

This is your last chance to dine at Café Max in East Hampton.The restaurant is to close after Nov. 26 after 25 years in business. Till then, however, there is a $22, three-course prix fixe dinner offered all night, all week. Winter farm shares at Quail Hill Farm are available, and will provide the holders with items such as root vegetables, fresh...
The first Thanksgiving of 1621 was simply referred to as a harvest celebration. An Englishman named Edward Winslow described it in a letter to a “loving, and old friend”: “I never in my life remember a more seasonable year, than we have here enjoyed — for fish and fowl we have a great abundance, fresh cod in the summer — our bay full of lobsters...
Babette’s restaurant in East Hampton is offering a $21.95 prix fixe dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Need ideas for Thanksgiving celebrations? The Highway Restaurant and Bar in East Hampton can provide all the side dishes and desserts needed. All you to do is prepare the turkey. The Scarpetta Beach restaurant at Gurney’s in Montauk will be...
The poet Walt Whitman was a frequent visitor to Greenport because his sister Mary Elizabeth Van Nostrand lived there. He described it as a “handsome situation” that was “unsurpassed for health.” He must have been eating a lot of oysters!
Elizabeth Yastrzemski, a baker and floral and garden designer, will lead a workshop on the making of beach plum jelly next Thursday night at 6 at the Rogers Mansion in Southampton. Those interested can register by calling the museum. The cost is $35, or $25 for museum members. Rowdy Hall in East Hampton has reintroduced its dinner-and-a-movie...
It’s easy to write about essential kitchen tools, but it’s more fun to talk about the nonessential, the unnecessary, the frivolous, and ridiculous.
I first learned about Long Island cheese pumpkins about 23 years ago. I was working as a pastry chef somewhere out here, and it was that time of year, the time of year that I would have to crank out many, many pumpkin pies. So I started working on my supply list: industrial quantities of Libby’s canned pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg,...
Head down to La Fondita, the Mexican take-out shop in Amagansett, for Dia de los Muertos. The Day of the dead menu will include pork, chicken, or chile and cheese tamales, chiles en nogada (poblano peppers stuffed with meat or cheese), churros (fried cinnamon-y pastries), and champurrado, a warm chocolate beverage. The special event will be...
Is there a food or food product that you remember from your childhood with great fondness? Have you ever revisited that food in the hopes that the taste satisfaction would match your memory of it? Did it?
A Sunday-night prix fixe at Babette’s restaurant on Newtown Lane in East Hampton, will be offered from 5 to 9 p.m. The cost is $19.95 and features a choice of turkey meatballs, barbecue tofu, steamed edamame, and crisp goat cheese dumplings, among other items, for starters, followed by entrees such as chicken mole enchiladas, vegetable pad thai,...
The fall menu at Baron’s Cove restaurant in Sag Harbor includes dishes based on locally sourced ingredients, such as scallops with spaghetti squash from the Milk Pail farm, roasted North Fork fennel and radishes with brown butter vinaigrette, parsnip soup, and cauliflower beignets with a spicy carrot dipping sauce. Maude Muto, the owner and chef...
Apples are the Everyman of fruit. They are inexpensive, available year round, and readily accessible. Delicious on their own, they are exceptionally versatile in sweet or savory recipes.
The locals are gathering at Momi Ramen in East Hampton on Wednesday for locals night. From 5 to 10 p.m., Sapporo draft beer is two-for-one, and free snacks will be served at the bar. Baron’s Cove restaurant in Sag Harbor is open year round, and on Saturday will have a fall festival from 1 to 8 p.m. featuring barbecue brisket, ribs, beer-can...