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News for Foodies 11.12.20

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 09:23

Fabricant on Zoom
Florence Fabricant, a food and wine writer for The New York Times and the author of the recently released "The Ladies' Village Improvement Society Cookbook: Eating and Entertaining in East Hampton," will discuss the cookbook with Alex Guarnaschelli, a Food Network star and a contributor to the cookbook, in a free online Zoom event at 7 p.m. next Thursday. The event is organized by the East Hampton Library and the L.V.I.S. Registration is at using the keyword "LVIS." 

For Thanksgiving
Nick and Toni's in East Hampton has a special Thanksgiving takeout menu featuring appetizers, entrees, side dishes, desserts, and more. Appetizers that will feed four include an arugula salad with shaved fennel, pumpkin seeds and a Muscadelle vinaigrette for $32, a cheese plate for $46, and a plate of cured meats for $52. The entrees for four are turkey braciola for $80, and butternut squash and ricotta lasagna for $48. Side dishes for three to four include sweet potato maple puree for $34, stuffing with sweet sausage, fennel, and leeks for $40, and wood-roasted mushrooms with herbs for $20. For dessert, a tartufo for two with caramel truffle, chocolate, and hazelnut gelato, and almond biscotti is $26, and an apple cranberry crostata is $8. To view the full menu and to order, visit the restaurant's website. All orders must be placed by Friday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. and picked up on Nov. 25 between 2 and 5 p.m. The restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

The 1770 House in East Hampton is offering a three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner menu for $125 per person, and a special $500 takeout meal package that will feed up to 10. The latter includes a 14-pound turkey trussed with herbs and spices that must be cooked at home (instructions and a meat thermometer are included), plus prepared dishes such as brioche stuffing with sausage and raisins, pan-roasted Yukon gold potato mash with garlic, sweet potato casserole, roasted Brussels sprouts with almonds and lemon butter, gravy, dinner rolls, and Tate's apple crumb and pumpkin pies. Orders must be placed by Friday, Nov. 20, for pickup on either Nov. 24 or Nov. 25 between noon and 3 p.m. Reservations and orders are by calling the restaurant.

Calissa in Water Mill has a Thanksgiving takeout menu for $75 per person that includes a mezze platter with items such as beet dip, tomato salad, and savory pies, and entrees such as roasted sliced turkey with Mediterranean herbs, slow roasted pork shank with gigante beans and thyme, and beef meatballs with Aleppo pepper and feta. The side dishes are wild and brown rice, gigante beans with thyme, and Greek-style roasted vegetables, and the desserts include Greek holiday cookies with spices and honey, and yogurt with sour cherry preserves. Orders must be placed on the restaurant's website at least 48 hours in advance for pickup on Nov. 25.

Organic Krush in Amagansett has a special Thanksgiving catering menu. Slow-cooked turkey brined in vegetable stock, brown sugar, salt, peppercorns, allspice, and ginger that will feed 14 to 16 is $150. Side dishes for eight to 10 include cornbread stuffing, roasted vegetables, pecan mashed potatoes, and brown rice pilaf, for $50 each. A full menu is on the website, and orders must be placed there by Nov. 22.

The Silver Spoon Specialties store and catering company in East Hampton (see related story on A/C TKTK) has a Thanksgiving takeout menu with appetizers, side dishes, entrees, and desserts available starting Saturday. Rolled turkey breast stuffed with spinach and herbs for eight to 10 is $100, honey-mustard-glazed smoked ham for 10 to 12 is $120, roast porketta with herb stuffing for six to eight is $100, and beef tenderloin with horseradish sauce for six to eight is $210. The side dishes available in half-tray or full-tray portions include rustic mashed potatoes with truffles and garlic for $55 or $100, sweet potato puree with praline topping for $50 or $90, and burrata with grilled peaches, tomato, and prosciutto for $75 or $140. Orders must be placed at least three days in advance by calling the store.

At Old Stove, Bell and Anchor
The Old Stove Pub in Sagaponack is now offering brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sundays. Drink and dinner specials including burgers, steak sandwiches, wings, and other dishes priced between $15 and $20 are available on Wednesdays.

The Bell and Anchor in Noyac has two-course dinner specials on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. On Tuesdays, the featured entree is pork Milanese for $36. On Wednesdays, there is a choice of entrees: Lobster garganelli pasta with corn, basil, and saffron cream is $39, a steamed one-and-a-half-pound lobster with green beans and fingerling potatoes is $50, and butter-poached lobster tail with a seven-ounce grilled filet mignon, green beans, and fingerling potatoes is $55. On Thursdays, moules frites is $34, and on Fridays, bouillabaisse is $40. On each night, dessert is an additional $6.

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