New for Foodies 03.28.19

East End Restaurant Week

Sixteen eateries, many on the South Fork, will offer nightly three-course prix fixe dinners for $29.95 from Sunday through April 7 as part of East End Restaurant Week. In East Hampton, the special will be available at Nick and Toni’s, Fresno, Cove Hollow Tavern, and the 1770 House. Baron’s Cove, Lulu Kitchen and Bar, and Page at 63 Main have signed on in Sag Harbor. Wolffer Kitchen locations in both Sag Harbor and Amagansett are participating, as are 668 the Gig Shack in Montauk, Bobby Van’s in Bridgehampton, Bistro Été in Water Mill, Bell and Anchor and Cappelletti in Noyac, and Claude’s and Shippy’s Pumpernickel’s in Southampton. 

Diners will be able to select from among three dishes per course. A list of all participating restaurants can be found at eastendrestaurantweek.com.

Chef’s Dinner 

Sen in Sag Harbor will hold an eight-course dinner with pairings of sake, whiskey, and other spirits on Sunday at 6. The menu features dishes such as octopus cucumber salad with Maine wakame (a type of seaweed), tuna tartare, and vegetable curry with a breaded pork cutlet. The cost is $75 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are by calling the restaurant. 

Open for the Season

The Dock in Montauk will reopen for the season on Friday, April 5, at 3. The popular restaurant by Montauk’s commercial dock will be open from noon on weekends and at 3 p.m. on weekdays. 

Il Mulino Returns

Il Mulino in Wainscott has reopened for its second season on the South Fork. The restaurant is serving dinner Thursday through Sunday until after Memorial Day, when it will be open nightly. 

Levain Expands

There is good news for Levain Bakery fans near and far. Not only has the bakery’s Wainscott outpost stayed open all year for the first time, but there will be two more Manhattan locations to get Levain’s wildly popular cookies, breads, and other baked goods. The owners, Pam Weekes and Connie McDonald, are opening new shops downtown on Bleecker Street and on 83rd Street on the Upper East Side. They will join stores on West 74th Street, Fredrick Douglass Boulevard, and Amsterdam Avenue. 

The Wainscott shop, at 354 Montauk Highway, is open Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 8 to 4, and Monday, 8 to 3.

Bostwick’s Is Back

Bostwick’s Chowder House in East Hampton will reopen for the 2019 season on Thursday. In the weeks leading up to summer, the restaurant will be open Thursdays through Sundays starting at 11:30 a.m.

Farewell to Michaels’ 

Michaels’ Maidstone Bar and Restaurant in Springs closed on Sunday. In a Facebook post, Luis DeLoera, the chef and owner for 11 years, thanked his patrons and staff, and said he had made the decision to close after exploring all other possibilities. Mr. DeLoera is also the owner of the Blend at Three Mile Harbor. 

Rosé Tasting

As part of a partnership between the Shed workspace and the Wolffer Estate Vineyard, a ladies-only rosé tasting and blending event will be held at 6 this afternoon at the vineyard in Sagaponack. Light bites will be served. The cost is $65. Tickets are available at eventbrite.com.

Springs Tavern Special

The Springs Taverns is offering a 25-percent discount to coaches and student athletes who come to the restaurant in uniform after a game. The promotion is offered to those from all schools in the Town of East Hampton as well as to Little League players.

Jason Weiner at James Beard

Jason Weiner, the executive chef of Almond in Bridgehampton, will cook a seafood-centric dinner at the James Beard House on April 10 at 7. Each course will have wine pairings. The menu will feature such dishes as lobster raviolo with springtime minestrone, and Long Island porgy tartare. The cost is $180. Tickets are available at jamesbeard.org.