Old Stove Pub
3516 Montauk Highway
Seven days, from 5 p.m.
There are some very appealing aspects to the latest reincarnation of the Old Stove Pub in Sagaponack. The ramshackle, long-in-the-tooth building has been cleaned up, but not to the point of newness. The charm of the old farmhouse with wraparound indoor porches remains. The atmosphere is cozy. There are also some delicious, classic Greek dishes being served here.
Brussels Sprouts Braised With Apple and Bacon
This recipe is from my dear friend, the prolific cookbook author and East Hampton resident Jim Villas. It comes from his “The Bacon Cookbook.” Bacon will make anything taste better, even Brussels sprouts!
Serves four to six.
1 qt. fresh Brussels sprouts
2 slices lean hickory-smoked bacon, cut into small pieces (or use pancetta bacon)
1 Tbsp. butter
1 cooking apple, cored and cut into chunks