News for Foodies: 03.15.18

Local Food News

Stefanie Sacks, a culinary nutritionist and the author of “What the Fork are You Eating?”, will hold a series of workshops in the coming weeks at Sang Lee Farms in Peconic. 

On Tuesday from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Ms. Sacks will teach a cooking class that focuses on making one-pot meals such as butternut minestrone, Indian spiced potatoes with lentils, and vegetable paella. On March 27 at 6 p.m., she will lead a group discussion on ways to make healthy food choices. Another cooking class will take place on April 10 at 5:30 p.m., during which Ms. Sacks will teach participants how to create innovative salads. Tickets, which are $125 per person for the cooking classes and $25 for the discussion group, can be purchased on the farm’s website.


St. Patrick’s Day Specials

At Rowdy Hall on Saturday, a two-course prix fixe lunch and dinner menu will feature Irish fare such as corned beef and cabbage and shepherd’s pie. The special, which costs $25, will also be available on March 25, in honor of the St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Montauk.

Sammy’s Restaurant and Bar in Montauk reopens today with an Irish prix fixe dinner special for $24.95. The special will be offered through March 25. 

Smokin’ Wolf BBQ in East Hampton will be serving Irish dinners all day Saturday. Featured dishes include homemade corned beef, cabbage, and house-made soda bread.

On Saturday, add one more restaurant into the mix celebrating Celtic pride. The 1770 House will feature corned beef from Oregon, which will be slow-cooked for several hours and served with cabbage, fingerling potatoes, and heirloom carrots with house-made Irish soda bread. 

If you’re cooking at home, a stop by Sam’s Beverage Place in East Hampton may help complete the meal. The shop is offering a 15-percent discount on all zIrish beers from Saturday through March 25. Starting on Tuesday, the first day of spring, all winter-themed beers will be 20 percent off. 


March Madness

Throughout the N.C.A.A. basketball tournament, Townline BBQ in Sagaponack will have food and drink specials. Among them, an order of wings for $6, a pork or chicken slider for $3, and $5 pints of beer. The restaurant’s six large TVs will be turned to the games. 


Prix Fixe Every Night

Tauk at Trail’s End in Montauk has a daily three-course prix fixe dinner menu for $28.95. Choices from one recent menu included French onion soup, New England clam chowder, house salad or a Caesar salad to start, a second course of either fried calamari, crab cake, baked clams, mussels, zucchini chips or buffalo chicken wings, and, for the main course, shrimp scampi or marinara, chicken Parmesan or Frances, eggplant Parmesan, penne a la vodka, flounder, or grilled pork chop.


Wine Class

The next in a series of free wine classes at Park Place Wines and Liquors in East Hampton, on Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., will focus on wines from the South of France. Advance registration is required and can be done online or at the store.


This Week at the Eagle

The featured speaker at Wednesday's A Night Out With event -- a collaboration between the Golden Eagle Studio and Nick and Toni's restaurant in East Hampton -- will be Michele Dragonetti. The photographer will discuss her artistic inspiration and methods of composing photos. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Golden Eagle on North Main Street in East Hampton and will be followed by a two-course dinner at the restaurant next door. The cost is $75 and includes the class, dinner, tax, and tip. Advance registration is on the store's website.