Taste Top New Zealand Wine
Andrew Harris and Sally Richardson of Montauk, the owners of Stonecrop, a 20-acre vineyard in Martinborough, New Zealand, will be on hand at a tasting of their sauvignon blanc and pinot noir wines at Domaine Franey Wines and Spirits on Montauk Highway in East Hampton on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The vineyard’s handcrafted wines have received international accolades, including a recent New York Times rating of the Stonecrop pinot noir as New Zealand’s number-two pinot noir.
Gosman’s Topside and Inlet Cafe is luring lobster lovers with a $10 steamed Montauk lobster on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights between 5 and 8 p.m. An alternative is the eatery’s three-course prix fixe for $18, which includes a number of choices, including sushi.
Three Courses, $30
Nick and Toni’s restaurant in East Hampton is offering a “create your own” prix fixe on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Diners may choose an antipasti or “primi,” a second course, and a dessert for $30. Pizzas are not included, and there is a supplemental charge for some items. For those looking for Nick and Toni’s wood-oven-baked pizzas, the a la carte pizza menu is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.
At East Hampton Point
The new chef at East Hampton Point, Patrick Fromm, is serving up some specials every week. The $29, three-course prix fixe, which is offered on Mondays through Thursdays, comes with a complimentary glass of wine on Monday evenings. Tuesday is taco night, with a $19 special that includes seafood tacos with grilled or fried shrimp, or swordfish, and a margarita or Corona beer for $19. On Wednesday, chef Fromm creates a traditional clambake. For $38, diners may choose chowder or salad to start, followed by lobster, mussels, king crab, and corn. Thursdays bring surf and turf night: filet mignon and grilled shrimp served with sautéed spinach or corn, for $34.
The Harvest in Montauk, now open nightly, offers a $19 prix fixe from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
East by Northeast in Montauk, also open now every night of the week, presents a prix fixe on Sundays through Fridays between 5 and 7 p.m., and serves a Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pierre’s restaurant in Bridgehampton is relieving diners of the burden of finding a parking place with a free valet parking service in front of the restaurant on weekends.
Summer specials on Pierre’s menu at present are lobster salad, tuna steaks, and tuna tartare. At lunchtime, tuna nicoise is offered.
The Harbor Grill on Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton, a sister restaurant to Harbor Bistro, has a $22.95 prime rib dinner on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 4 p.m. It includes the soup or salad of the day, a thick slice of prime rib served with baked potato, horseradish sour cream, and vegetables of the day.
Harbor Grill is a good choice for early birds, as it serves dinner every night beginning at 4.
Summer items have been added to the menu at Muse Restaurant and Aquatic Lounge in Water Mill. Among them are a watermelon, arugula, feta cheese, and toasted pine nut salad, and appetizers such as mini lobster rolls, scallops with Caribbean jerk spices served with a bana