Gwyneth Paltrow and her father, Bruce Paltrow, from the book “My Father’s Daughter.”

Rhubarb is ripening all around the area and ready to be put in recipes such as a stew or a crisp with strawberries, but don’t eat its leaves. Matthew W. Andersen

Mundo Express
Franklin Ortiz, left, and Clodomiro Medina recently opened Mitad del Mundo Express, a grocery store and more, on North Main Street in East Hampton. Morgan McGivern

soft-shell crab
Blue crabs become soft-shells approximately 20 times in their two-to-three-year life span, but only for a few hours at a time. They begin to form a new hard shell within hours of shedding the old one. Morgan McGivern

Michael Rozzi, the chef, and Walter Struble, the manager
Michael Rozzi, the chef, and Walter Struble, the manager, at Della Femina over the weekend Morgan McGivern

Sarah Malone
Sarah Malone recently opened Django's Organics at 514 Three Mile harbor rd. Morgan McGivern