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Seasons by the Sea: Morsels of Wisdom

There are two books about cooking that have been published recently, one with deep, deep roots in the community and one more along the lines of celebrity chef autobiography with recipes.

Nov 14, 2019
News for Foodies: 11.14.19

Thanksgiving at home courtesy of Carissa, drawing and drink at Townline, a wine class, and new specials.

Nov 14, 2019
East End Eats: Wined and Dined At the Halyard

Among the many other reasons a wine dinner at the Halyard piqued my interest was the fact that it began at 4:30. The restaurant is located at the groovily refurbished Sound View in Greenport, a motel so close to the Long Island Sound that you feel like you are on a boat, not on Route 48.

Nov 7, 2019
News for Foodies: 11.07.19

LI Restaurant Week continues, a four-course vegan dinner at Almond, a Beaujolais wine dinner at Fresno, and more

Nov 7, 2019
Seasons by the Sea: Food Cheating

I read an article the other day that claimed that if everyone gave up meat and dairy (animal products) at breakfast time, the environment could be improved by 20 percent. I barely eat breakfast, but this suggestion seems daunting nonetheless.

Oct 31, 2019
News for Foodies: 10.31.19

Seasonal specials, Long Island Restaurant Week, a new Artists and Writers Dinner at Almond, a Night Out With Beth O'Donnell at Golden Eagle and Nick & Toni's, and more

Oct 31, 2019
Seasons by the Sea: The Clam Chowder Chronicles

Chowder mavens had their fill over the past two weekends in East Hampton. On Oct. 12, the Montauk Chamber of Commerce held its 38th annual Fall Festival, which included a clam chowder contest. Then, on Saturday, the East Hampton Historical Farm Museum held its second annual chowder contest. On both occasions, Laura Donnelly was a judge.

Oct 22, 2019
News for Foodies: 10.24.19

A branch of Provisions Natural Foods Market and Organic Cafe has opened at the Mill shopping center in Water Mill.

Oct 24, 2019
Seasons by the Sea: Taco Tuesdays With the Whitmores

Charlie Whitmore has been a vegan for 30 years. After a surfing trip to Mexico about eight years ago, he returned with a desire to learn how to make his own tortillas for his family's Taco Tuesday nights. Laura Donnelly was invited to one of these Taco Tuesdays a few months ago.

Oct 16, 2019
News for Foodies: 10.17.19

Wine is the focus with a dinner at Lulu's Kitchen and class at Park Place Wines and Liquors coming up this week, Coche Comidor is serving brunch, a new after-school special premieres this week at Rowdy Hall, and more.

Oct 17, 2019
East End Eats: Carissa's Is a Winner

Is it Carissa’s the Bakery or Carissa’s the restaurant or just Carissa’s? I am talking about the newish establishment on Pantigo Road in East Hampton. No matter the name, it is an exquisite place, serving delicious food.

Oct 10, 2019
Specialty of the House: A Volunteer's Crowd-Pleaser

Firemen may have a reputation for being excellent cooks, but members of the East Hampton Volunteer Ambulance Association think their culinary skills are unrivaled.

Oct 10, 2019