News for Foodies: 12.13.18

Local Food News

Carissa’s Deadline

The last day to place Christmas orders from Carissa’s Bakery in East Hampton will be Sunday. The pickup times for orders will be between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Dec. 22 through Dec. 24. 

 

Christmas Eve Dining

Continuing an 18-year tradition, Almond in Bridgehampton will offer a special dinner of roast suckling pig with seasonal side dishes from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The cost is $36, and a portion of the revenue will be donated to the Pajama Program, which provides new pajamas and books to needy children, many of whom are waiting to be adopted. The restaurant’s à la carte dinner menu will also be available.

The dinner specials at Nick and Toni’s in East Hampton on Christmas Eve will include an appetizer of beet cured salmon and avocado toast with caviar for $21, and an entree of cioppino with lobster, Dungeness crab, and monkfish for $48. 

Rowdy Hall in East Hampton will offer lunch specials on Dec. 24 including lobster bisque for $14, a chanterelle mushroom omelet for $16, and lobster roll for $32. The restaurant will be closed for dinner. 

The dinner specials at the Highway Restaurant and Bar in East Hampton on Christmas Eve include chestnut and mushroom ravioli for $30, veal Milanese for $50, and pan-roasted halibut for $44. 

 

Christmas Day Prix Fixe

Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor will offer a three-course prix fixe dinner from 2 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 25. The entree options include roast duck, filet of beef in a Perigourdine sauce, and pan-seared blackfish. The cost is $74 for adults, and $28 for children. 

The restaurant is open for dinner Thursdays through Saturdays from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Sundays from 3 to 8. It also serves breakfast weekdays from 7:30 to 11 and brunch weekends from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.