News for Foodies: 11.17.16

Local Food News

What’s on foodies’ minds this week? It’s likely that big holiday centered on a feast that’s coming up next Thursday. 

What? Thanksgiving already, you ask? Yes, and here’s one more option in case you haven’t made plans.

Highway Restaurant and Bar in East Hampton can provide all the side dishes and desserts needed: veggies, salads, soups, and pies — everything but the bird, leaving the home cook free to focus on just that one thing. The menu, with choices ranging from roasted root vegetables to sage and onion stuffing, shaved Brussels sprout salad, butternut squash soup, cranberry and orange sauce, gravy, and apple and pumpkin pies, can be found at the restaurant’s website.

Orders must be placed online, by phone, or in person by Monday, with pickup of the dishes, all made in-house at the restaurant, on Wednesday. 

The Scarpetta Beach restaurant at Gurney’s in Montauk will be serving a four-course Thanksgiving prix fixe next Thursday from noon to 8 p.m. A children’s menu will be offered, as will activities for children between noon and 4 p.m., allowing parents to sit back and enjoy a holiday respite.

Also in Montauk, the Montauk Yacht Club will have a traditional Thanksgiving Day buffet. Beyond turkey and all the fixings, there will be seafood, pasta, and carving stations. The complete menu is at The cost for adults is $39.95; children are $15.95, and kids under age 6 may eat for free. 

Sunday at Babette’s

Fresh juice-infused cocktails, along with wine and beer, are available at Babette’s restaurant in East Hampton, which is offering a $21.95 prix fixe dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sundays.