News for Foodies: 07.26.18

Culinary Conversations

Florence Fabricant, a food and wine writer for The New York Times, will interview her colleague Sam Sifton, the newspaper’s food editor, on Sunday at 11 a.m. at Guild Hall. The event is the first in a series of conversations with culinary experts to be held at the venue. In subsequent weeks, Ms. Fabricant will sit down with three high-profile chefs, Masaharu Morimoto on Aug. 5, David Bouley on Aug. 12, and Carla Hall on Aug. 19. A complimentary continental breakfast and champagne will be served prior to each talk, and book signings will follow. The fee is $20 for each event, and tickets are available on Guild Hall’s website. 

Slow Food

Woody Tasch, the founder of the Slow Money Institute, which supports financial investments in local food production, will give a talk on Saturday at 5 p.m. at Marders in Bridgehampton. Admission is free. To receive a signed copy of Mr. Tasch’s book, “Soil,” which is a resource for investing in local food systems, the fee is $20. Tickets are available on

Sole Special

The Backyard Restaurant at Sole East Resort in Montauk will hold a special prix fixe dinner tomorrow from 7 to 11. Stephanie Danler, the author of the novel “Sweetbitter,” will attend and there will be a screening of the television adaptation of the book. The menu includes items such as a tomato tart, a summer salad, and surf and turf with anchovy butter. The cost is $160 per person. Tickets are available at