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Seasons by the Sea: Celebrate Asparagus

Have you ever tasted freshly picked asparagus? I mean, picked within hours of being hand harvested? It is remarkably sweet. Asparagus is similar to corn in that, once picked, it will use its sugars to survive.

Jun 13, 2019
Recipe 06.13.19

Pasta Primavera Salad

I have made this recipe numerous times, with a few adjustments. Try to find the Greek orzo, which is larger. I also always bump up the amount of vegetables in pasta recipes. I think this is from a very old New York Times food section. This recipe can also be simplified by buying already cooked and shelled fava beans and frozen peas.

Serves eight to 10.


1 lb. fresh fava beans in the pods

1 lb. fresh peas in the pods

Jun 13, 2019
News for Foodies

Father's Day specials, a new butcher in East Hampton, and a new restaurant in Water Mill.

Jun 13, 2019
News for Foodies

New in Montauk

The owners of Pulcinella, a pizzeria and restaurant in Massapequa, have opened Pulcinella East on Edgemere Street in Montauk. The menu features pasta dishes such as pappardelle Bolognese for $29, and spaghetti with clams for $38, as well as chicken, veal, and seafood entrees.

Jun 6, 2019
Happiness in a Six-Ounce Confection

Levain Bakery’s chocolate chip walnut cookies should probably come with a warning label: These cookies are known by the State of New York to be highly addictive. Huge and gooey and packed with chocolate chips just this side of melting, they have been named to just about every best cookie list in New York, which helps to explain the famously long lines outside of Levain’s 74th Street and Amsterdam Avenue locations.

Jun 6, 2019
Rosie's Arrives in Amagansett

There seem to be new cafes and restaurants popping up everywhere you turn, and they are often intermeshed with the movement in local, sustainable farming that has grown up here.

May 30, 2019
News for Foodies 05.23.19

Summer means pop-up and seasonal restaurants and chefs from New York City on the South Fork.

May 23, 2019
At Wolffer, Summer in 432,000 Bottles

Rosé has become the quintessential wine of summer, but there was a time when no self-respecting oenophile would have sullied a spit bucket with the stuff.

May 23, 2019
Paola's Is Gearing Up for Pantigo

Paola’s, the Italian restaurant taking over the space formerly occupied by EMP Summer House on Pantigo Road in East Hampton, will open by Memorial Day weekend, Stefano Marracino, the owner, said on Friday.

May 16, 2019
News for Foodies 05.02.19

New restaurants, season openings, Candace Hill Montgomery at Almond, Cinco de Mayo, and more

May 2, 2019