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News for Foodies 10.01.20

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 09:39
Summer might be over, but the area's farm stands are teeming with activity and cornucopias of fall produce. Included in the seasonal mix are winter squash, which are labeled at Balsam Farms to make sense of all the varieties.
Durell Godfrey

Wolffer Lunch and Tastings
Wolffer Estate Vineyard will hold outdoor lunches and wine tastings to celebrate the 2020 harvest from 12:30 to 3 on Friday, Oct. 9, and Oct.11 (Oct. 10 has already sold out) at 191 Narrow Lane East in Sagaponack. Guests can book a private table for six to eight. The cost is $250 per person for adults, and $150 for children under 7.

The food will be prepared by Jacques Gautier, the owner of Palo Santo restaurant in Brooklyn, and served family-style. The menu includes entrees such as a grilled leg of lamb with an avocado leaf rub, skirt steak with chimichurri, and wood-smoked chicken and mole. The wines will include Fatalis Fatum red blend 2017, Perle chardonnay 2018, and Petite Rosé verjus. All guests must wear a mask unless seated, and no mingling is allowed. Tickets can be purchased at exploretock.com. 

Moby's, Tented
To allow for outdoor dining as the temperature drops, Moby's in East Hampton has redesigned its outdoor dining area and installed an open-sided tent to create a heated space. The restaurant is open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday from 5, and for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 3. 

At Fresno
Fresno in East Hampton is offering two dinner specials Thursday through Tuesday. A New York strip steak with grilled sweet peppers, sautéed escarole, pancetta, crushed red pepper, duck fat potatoes, and a bordelaise sauce is $55, and an olive oil poached halibut with baby kale, heirloom cherry tomatoes, and a saffron and white wine broth is $46.


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