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News for Foodies 05.16.24

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 11:16
Bostwick’s on the Harbor, where the sunsets share top billing with the seafood, is now open for the season.
Amanda Stanis

Restaurant Reopenings

The Beacon, overlooking the water in Sag Harbor, has opened for its 26th season. Dinner service will begin at 5:30 p.m., and reservations, which can be made 10 days in advance, have been recommended. Among the starters are shrimp tacos, salmon rillette, crispy portobello, and pork belly pretzel buns. Entrees include a vegan no-pasta lasagna, lobster rigatoni, sesame-crusted tuna, halibut baked in parchment, and a Duroc pork chop Milanese.

Bostwick’s on the Harbor in Springs is now open Thursday through Sunday through the middle of June. New menu items include harissa dip and chips, pistachio-crusted oysters, broiled fluke, sesame-seared yellowfin tuna and a 14-ounce New York strip steak au poivre. The popular eatery does not take reservations.

Duryea’s Montauk is open Thursday through Monday through May, and will be open seven days starting in June. Menu offerings range from grilled or steamed lobster, lobster roll, lobster Cobb salad, and locally caught fish, to creative items such as whole grilled octopus with olives and green romesco, mussels mariniere, and skirt steak simply grilled and seasoned. 

At the docks in Montauk, Gosman’s Clam Bar opened last weekend and Gosman’s Topside will open for the season on Saturday.

The Beach Hut at Main Beach in East Hampton is now open every day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Its Instagram post recommends its specialty coffees and breakfast sandwiches.

Angie Mar at the Parrish

In connection with its exhibition “The Art of Food,” the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill has announced a benefit event, Canvas & Cuisine, set for May 26 at 6:30 p.m.

While guests can take in the more than 100 artworks in the exhibition, the cuisine component will be a four-course menu by Angie Mar, the renowned chef at Le B. in the West Village, where she made her name at the Beatrice Inn and Les Trois Chevaux. The meal will be supplemented by private collection wines from Sotheby’s and Wolffer Estate Vineyard.

Tickets are $1,500.

Change at Buttero

Dopo Buttero in East Hampton will pivot from Italian to French-Asian cuisine when it reopens next Thursday, thanks to Cedric Vongerichten, the chef at Wayan and Ma.de restaurants in SoHo, who will be in charge this summer at Buttero with his wife, Ochi Vongerichten.

The Vongerichtens come by the Asian influence honestly, as Ochi is Indonesian, and Cedric was born in Thailand, where his father, Jean-Georges, was a chef at the time. Among the menu items diners can expect are lobster noodles, local corn fritters, and crispy pork ribs.

Marilee’s Reopens

Marilee’s Farmstand in Sagaponack has opened for the season, offering fresh greens, radishes, herbs, asparagus, rhubarb, potatoes, tulips, fresh bread, baked goods, and more.

For the time being the stand is open on Saturdays only, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More days will be added in the coming weeks.

Spirit-Based Seltzers

Talkhouse Encore, a line of spirits-based seltzers inspired by the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, has announced the launch of its new iced tea and lemonade vodka soda and a variety pack.

The new offering is made with premium vodka, real fruit juice, and has no artificial flavoring or added sugar. With an alcohol by volume of 5 percent, it pays homage to the East End classic known as Bonac Tonic, a blend of freshly brewed iced tea and lemonade, according to a release.

In addition to the new release, the variety pack includes blood orange tequila soda, lime vodka soda, and grapefruit tequila soda.

News for Foodies 05.30.24

BBC’s are back at Montauk’s Shark Bar, happy-hour specials at Bostwick’s on the Harbor, and a northern European wine class at Park Place.

May 29, 2024

SoFo Sandwich Co. Opens at Old Breadzilla Spot

The lunch options in Wainscott got more interesting this week with the opening of the SoFo Sandwich Co. at the long-empty spot that was previously home to Breadzilla, popular for its baked goods and takeout breakfast and lunch menu. The new shop is by Peter Ambrose, a catering chef whose food many will be familiar with from Love Bites, a fund-raiser for Katy’s Courage, among others.

May 22, 2024

News for Foodies 05.23.24

A new sunset cocktail hour at the Baker House, C.S.A. programs at Quail Hill and Amber Waves, multiple openings and reopenings, breakfast at the Sweet Shop.

May 22, 2024

News for Foodies 05.16.24

Three waterfront restaurants reopen, Canvas & Cuisine at the Parrish, Dopo Buttero shifts to French-Asian cuisine, new spirit-based seltzers.

May 15, 2024

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