food

They are rolling! A food truck derby will be held at the Hayground School on Friday, Aug. 14. The Harbor Market and Kitchen in Sag Harbor is now open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., serving everything from egg dishes, pastry, and espresso to sandwiches, tacos, lobster rolls, and wood-oven pizzas.
This is the time of year when we want to spend as much time as possible outdoors on the water, at the beach, in a park. So naturally we want to bring along foods that are easy to transport, are tasty and stay fresh, and, most important, remain safe.
For local food get down to the farmers market building on Main Street in Amagansett to see the new outlet run by the Amagansett Food Institute. Karen Lee will present a cooking class on Sunday focusing on Chinese dishes, her specialty, at a private residence in Amagansett. Those interested can register online at karenleecooking.com.
To paraphrase a quote-counterquote that was, in fact, never uttered: “The people of Southampton are different from you and me — they have more money.” This may be why a restaurant like Circo will succeed. Manhattan, Abu Dhabi, Southampton. These are wealthy pockets of the world that don’t question why a vegetable lasagna costs $32.
Peter Berley, a chef, will give a demonstration on grilling midsummer garden-fresh vegetables and fruits at the Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton next Thursday. The star come out for the “meteor-shower party” on Tuesday from 9 to 11 p.m. at Townline BBQ in Sagaponack.
Visitors to the Springs Farmers Market this summer may have encountered a couple of new and smiling faces — the friendly couple at the Buckwhat! booth, selling a new line of tasty bars and noshes made with buckwheat, dates, and other healthy ingredients.
Momi Ramen of Miami has opened in the former Turtle Crossing location in East Hampton. The cowgirl tchotchkes have been replaced with dark walls, glittering light fixtures, and black-clad staff.
Surf on down to the Montauk Board Riders food truck, parked at the Ditch Plain beach. But first stop in at LT Burger in Sag Harbor for a breakfast of eggs benedict, burritos, huevos rancheros, and egg white omelets, along with French toast, sandwiches, pastries, and Hampton Coffee Company coffee.
You can learn a lot about people by the type of food they serve at a cocktail party.
Seafood and barbecue fare feature at Rick’s Crabby Cowboy Cafe on East Lake Drive in Montauk. Among the new summer menu items at the Backyard Restaurant at Sole East inn are a $19 surf and turf with a rosemary grilled lamb chop. Babette's celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
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Now Osteria Salina, the charming Sicilian-style restaurant that has been at 95 School Street in Bridgehampton for the last several years, has moved into the larger space in Wainscott. The rooms, which go on and on, are beautiful.
Having never been to Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor in its previous life, I did not know what to expect. I must say, the renovation is quite impressive.