News for Foodies: 04.05.18

Local Food News

Restaurant Week

East End Restaurant Week will begin on Sunday and continue through April 15. Participating restaurants, including Fresno, the 1770 House, and Nick and Toni’s in East Hampton, will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu for $28.95 per person. In Sag Harbor, Lulu Kitchen and Bar and the Bell and Anchor will be participating, as will Union Cantina and Shippy’s Pumpernickels Restaurant East in Southampton. The deal may only be offered until 7 p.m. on some nights. 

Bostwick’s Is Back

Bostwick’s Chowder House in East Hampton will reopen for the 2018 season today. In the weeks leading up to summer, the restaurant will be open Thursdays through Sundays starting at 11:30 a.m.

Wine Class

Wainscott Main Wine and Spirits will hold a wine class focused on sense memory on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Chimene Macnaughton, the store’s general manager and sommelier, and her colleague Luis Marin will be polling participants in advance about memorable wines they recall from past milestones in their lives. The duo will then serve a flight of wines chosen to evoke those memories. Admission is $10. Advance registration is required by calling the store. 

This Week at the Eagle

The featured speaker at Wednesday’s A Night Out With event — a collaboration between the Golden Eagle Studio and Nick and Toni’s restaurant in East Hampton — will be Lesley O’Brock, a mixed-media artist who is making a return appearance, leading a workshop on creating monoprints with a gelatin plate. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Golden Eagle on North Main Street in East Hampton and will be followed by a two-course dinner at the restaurant next door. The cost is $75 and includes the class, supplies, dinner, tax, and tip. Advance registration is on the store’s website.  

Brunch at Springs Tavern

The Springs Tavern in East Hampton will begin serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu will include breakfast items such as eggs Benedict, avocado toast, and biscuits and gravy, as well as lunch options such as a chicken cutlet sandwich, grilled cheese, and a B.L.T.

Gardening Guidance

The Long Island Regional Seed Consortium will team up with Suffolk Community College to provide continuing education classes focused on gardening and agriculture. The next class, taking place on the college’s Riverhead campus on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon will teach students how to attract wild bees to their land to help with pollination. Tuition is $45 and registration is on the sunysuffolk.edu website.