Food

Cittanuova in East Hampton is now offering a lineup of nightly specials on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The well-known painter and sculptor Eric Fischl will host the next artists and writers night at Almond in Bridgehampton. The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Here it is, early November, and the farmer’s market in Sag Harbor this past weekend still had peppers, corn, lettuce, and other greens, along with the usual suspects of winter squash, potatoes, apples, onions, garlic, and more.
The first time I reviewed the Topping Rose House I recall coming to the conclusion that it wasn’t so much a place you pop into for a good meal but rather a place for a dining experience, a special occasion. I returned two years ago and it was empty.
Get your Met's regalia on and steal on down to Stuart’s Seafood shop in Amagansett. Customers who say “Let’s Go Mets” with their Mets gear on will receive a 10-percent discount on their purchase.
“Why Seattle?” asked so many people when I told them I was whisking my son away for a long weekend recently. “Well,” I’d explain, “I was born in Northern California but have never been to the Pacific Northwest.” But the real answer is that it’s one of the few places my offspring was willing to explore with his old, old, uncool mom.

The chef, Anand Sastry of the Highway Restaurant presents Thai night on Thursdays starting next week. A Sicilian “carnival” Halloween celebration will be held at Osteria Salina in Wainscott on Oct. 31.
At a time when many of us are wannabe chefs, when the TV is as apt to be turned to the Food Network as to ESPN, one woman in Springs has revived a veritable tradition: She has gathered recipes from family and friends and created a modest community cookbook.
There is a theater and dining deal at the 1770 House in East Hampton. Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater lab has resumed a free series of staged readings and the 1770 House will offer a pre-theater twocourse prix fixe for $27 on reading nights.
Our approach to Via del Mare in Water Mill felt eerie. The curtains were drawn, there were no cars in the parking lot, and it was pitch black inside. I started rehearsing an apology to my editor for not having a review for this week’s issue. It’s happened before, usually at places like Philippe that are only open for vampire weekenders and don’t...