News for Foodies: 11.22.18

Local Food News

Last Chance for Clam Bar 

The Clam Bar at Napeague will close for the winter on Sunday. Because the restaurant is open on a weather-dependent basis, customers have been encouraged to call the restaurant before heading out.


Wine Class

Michael Cohen, the wine director at the 1770 House, will talk about the best wines he discovered this year on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Wainscott Main Wine and Spirits. Advance registration for the $10 class can be made by calling the store.


Maidstone Wine Dinner

The Maidstone Hotel in East Hampton will hold a five-course wine dinner on Friday, Nov. 30, starting with a cocktail hour at 7 p.m. The meal prepared by Ian Lowell, the executive chef, will include Long Island duck breast, Wagyu New York strip steak, and sea bass. The dishes will be paired with wines from Macari Vineyards on the North Fork. The cost is $85 per person, not including tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made online at 


Upcoming Events

The Baker House 1650 in East Hampton will hold a mixology class focusing on holiday cocktails on Dec. 1 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $50 per person. Reservations can be made online at 

Almond in Bridgehampton will hold an Artists and Writers night with the Star’s East magazine on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. The family-style, three-course meal will feature early-American foods such as wild game. The cost is $45 and includes a glass of wine or beer, but not tax or gratuity. Reservations are by calling the restaurant.