In celebration of Mexican Independence Day, Coche Comedor and La Fondita in Amagansett will offer menu specials on Friday. Entrees from Coche Comedor will include chiles en nogada, a poblano pepper stuffed with cheese and topped with a walnut cream sauce and pomegranate seeds for $18, and beef short rib barbacoa with crema de maiz, pickled jalapeno, and hand-pressed tortillas for $34. A pineapple tamale with cream is $11.
Next door, La Fondita will offer chiles rellenos filled with shrimp, topped with melted jack cheese and served with rice, beans, and tortillas for $20; pozole verde served with three mini-chicken taquitos, lettuce, queso fresco, and crema, and pozole rojo, with two mini-chicken tinga tostadas and the same accompaniments, each for $16. Traditional Mexican pozole is a rich soup made with pork, hominy, and red chiles. An order of churros is $3.50.
The Watermill Center's Artists' Table brunch series will return on Sept. 24 at noon with a presentation by the artist Joyce Ho and food by Colin Ambrose, the chef-owner of Estia's Little Kitchen in Sag Harbor and one of the founders of the Slow Food movement on the East End.
Ms. Ho, who is now in residence at the center, is an interdisciplinary artist whose work focuses on painting, sculpture, and theater. A recipient of the 2022 Baroness Nina von Maltzahn Fellowship for the Performing Arts, she has exhibited at the 2021 Asian Art Biennial in Taiwan, the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, the Asia Society Museum in New York, and the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia, among others.
Tickets are $100 to $250.
Rosh Hashana Menu
Loaves and Fishes has posted its menu of Rosh Hashana specialties on its website. Available from next Thursday through Sept. 25, its main dishes include grilled citrus salmon, crab cakes, pepper-crusted filet of beef, spinach and eggplant lasagna, and vegetable paella, to name a few. The list of soups, sandwiches, appetizers, sides, salads, and desserts is extensive.
The honey that will be used for several items on the menu, including honey ginger carrots and honey apple almond cake, comes from Colin Hoogerwert's Neighborhood Honey Company, whose hives are located just behind the Pike Farmstand in Sagaponack.
Rosh Hashana orders can be placed by email to [email protected] or by phone to 631-537-0555.
Rowdy Hall in East Hampton will celebrate Oktoberfest starting Saturday with the first of four $32 prix fixe menus that will be unveiled through Oct. 3. The first will include an entree of knockwurst, bratwurst, and bockwurst with German potato salad and spicy beer mustard, and, for dessert, molten chocolate Black Forest cake with cherry compote and whipped cream.
Subsequent entrees are smoked pork chops with potato pancake and warm Halsey Farm apple sauce; weiner schnitzel with herbed spaetzle and golden beets, and sauerbraten with braised red cabbage and root vegetable puree.
A giant Bavarian pretzel with beer mustard will be available a la carte during Oktoberfest for $11.