News for Foodies: 10.04.18

Local Food News

Artists and Writers

Almond in Bridgehampton will hold its first Artists and Writers night of the season on Tuesday at 7. The three-course dinner will be hosted by members of the Stony Brook Southampton M.F.A. faculty including Susan Scarf Merrell, the author of the novel “Shirley”; Amy Hempel, a short-story writer; Cornelius Eady, a poet, and Emily Gilbert, a writer and the editor of The Southampton Review literary journal. The cost is $45 and includes a glass of local wine or craft beer and tax but not gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant. 


Quiet Clam Specials 

The Quiet Clam 2.0 in East Hampton is offering football specials, including a burger and a beer for $20, and chicken wings and a beer for $10, during any televised N.F.L. game. A taco special, available on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to closing, features two tacos for $18 or three for $21, and includes chips, salsa, guacamole, and a Corona Light. There is also a two-for-one margarita special that night. Happy hour deals, including $5 pints of beer, $7 glasses of wine, and $11 specialty cocktails, plus bar bites are available from 4 to 7 p.m. every night except Saturday. 


Taste of Korea 

Members of the Korean Spirit and Culture Project will hold a free cooking demonstration and tasting of four traditional Korean dishes plus dessert at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor next Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration is via the library’s website.



Tickets are on sale for the Shelter Island Historical Society’s oyster tasting event on Oct. 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Havens Barn. The cost is $60 for adults, $40 for children who will be eating oysters, and free for kids 12 and under who will not be partaking. Tickets are available on the historical society’s website.