News for Foodies: 11.24.16

Local Food News

Feel like a field trip? The Greenport Shellabration, a fund-raiser for the Cornell Cooperative Extension marine program, will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on Dec. 3 and 4. 

Wristbands, which are $20 and often sell out early, entitle foodies to attend the first tasting of the day, featuring a glass of Greenport Harbor Ale and a raw bar tasting of clams and oysters at the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, and to sample small plates of shellfish-centric menu items for $5, and local wines and beers for $3, at a lineup of Greenport restaurants. Wristbands can be ordered online at shella bration.li.

 

Thanksgiving Alternative

For a Thanksgiving alternative, Momi Ramen will be open today from 5 to 10 p.m. Tomorrow, the restaurant will serve from noon to 11 p.m. 

To the Next Holiday

Coming up on Dec. 3 is Wolffer Estate Vineyard’s Lighting of the Vines in Sagaponack — the grapevines will be illuminated with 15,000 LED lights — charity wreath auction and holiday gathering. From 6 to 8 p.m., there will be hors d’oeuvres, wine, mulled wine, and other goodies, as well as jazz and a silent auction of holiday wreaths created by artists, designers, and business owners. Fighting Chance, a nonprofit helping cancer patients, will receive the proceeds. Tickets are $75 plus tax and fees, or $35 for children ages 6 and below. 

 

Sunday Brunch

Swedish pancakes, eggs Benedict, organic yogurt, salads, and more is on the Sunday brunch menu at the Living Room restaurant and in the lounge at c/o the Maidstone inn in East Hampton. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Next Up at Wainscott Main

“The Sauvignons: A Comparative Tasting” is the topic for the next Wine Wednesday session at Wainscott Main Wine and Spirits. Adrian Chalk, the manager at Adrian Chalk Selections at MS Walker, will present the talk and tasting on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $10. 

 

’Tis the Season

A Buy Local, Give Local holiday market at the Amagansett Farmers Market on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. will offer an opportunity to purchase comestibles made by Anke’s Fit Bakery, Bonac Bees, Browder’s Birds, Peconic River Preserves, and the Amagansett Sea Salt Co. 

Nonedible, locally crafted items for gift-giving will be available as well. The Amagansett Wine Stand at the market will be open during the event, and the market, which will close after the weekend, will offer some products at half price. Holiday gift baskets packed with local products will also be for sale. 

 

Station for Parties

The Service Station restaurant in East Hampton is booking holiday parties, offering a $25-per-person special for lunch, or $38 per person for dinner. Two-hour office parties can also be scheduled at a cost of $30 per person. The menu can be found on the restaurant’s website.