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News for Foodies 06.13.24

Mon, 06/10/2024 - 12:06
A benefit for Project EATS, founded by Linda Goode Bryant, an artist and filmmaker, center, is coming to LongHouse Reserve.
Ari Marcopoulos

Watermill Brunch
The Artists' Table brunch series will return to the Watermill Center on Saturday from noon to 2:30. The series showcases resident artists with a meal made by a rotating roster of regional chefs. Saturday will feature a presentation by Matthew Leifheit, a 2023 artist in residence, and a locally sourced meal created by Colin Ambrose, the chef and owner of Estia's Little Kitchen in Sag Harbor.

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, sourcing products from local farmers and fishermen who are Mr. Ambrose's friends. Spurred by his interest in cooking and gardening, in 1992 he became a member of Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, Long Island's first community supported agriculture venture, and he has developed a garden behind the restaurant.

Mr. Leifheit will show excerpts from a new video and sound installation titled "The Gay Chorus." Drawn from the collections of L.G.B.T.Q. community centers across the country, the project is an expanding archive that preserves deteriorating VHS recordings of gay men's chorus performances between 1985 and 1995.

Tickets are $125.

Honoring Project EATS
Founded in 2009 by Linda Goode Bryant, an artist, Project EATS transforms vacant lots and rooftops into neighborhood farms to catalyze creativity and cultivate greater food sovereignty across New York City.

Ms. Bryant and Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem, will be at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton on June 22 at 5 p.m. for "An Evening of Possibility," a fund-raiser for the nonprofit. The event will include a conversation between Ms. Bryant and Ms. Golden, drinks, small bites, and a silent auction.

Tickets start at $50.

Wines With Terroir
The spring series of wine classes at Park Place Wines and Liquors in East Hampton will conclude June 20 at 6 p.m. with Location, Location, Location, which will illuminate terroir, or the natural environment in which a particular wine is produced, including soil, topography, and climate. 

The class will feature a tasting of six wines from unique terroirs from around the world. Wines will be paired with bites provided by the Cookery in East Hampton.

Tickets are $45 and nonrefundable. Ticket buyers unable to attend have been asked to notify the shop so it can offer the spot to someone else.

New in Amagansett
Meeting House restaurant has opened in Amagansett Square in the space most recently occupied by Christian's by Wolffer Estate but long ago occupied by a previous iteration of Meeting House. Small plate offerings include crispy baby artichokes, duck bao buns, and Vietnamese chicken wings. Among the large plates are chicken Milanese, pan-roasted halibut, Thai red curry, and a Gansett Cubano.

For carnivores, there is a prime steak dinner that offers a choice of filet mignon, New York strip, or ribeye. Pescatarians can enjoy raw bar offerings.

Meeting House is open for dinner every day except Tuesday.
    
 

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