News for Foodies: 04.20.17

Local Food News
Cynthia and John Kaufmann sampled the pulled pork slider and veggie burger at the Springs Tavern bar, which opened April 1. Durell Godfrey

By this time next week, we may know whether Goldberg’s Bagels is taking over the Barnes Country Store space in Springs. The owners of Barnes have closed up shop for good, and negotiations are reportedly taking place about Goldberg’s leasing the Springs-Fireplace Road site. 

Loire Valley Wines

The Loire Valley will be the focus of the next wine tasting and discussion at Park Place Wines in East Hampton. The free session, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, will touch on a variety of wine styles from the region, from Muscadet to Sancerre. Reservations have been requested.

At Wainscott Main

Andrew Tow, the founder of the Withers Winery, will discuss “a California producer’s passion project” at the next wine education session at Wainscott Main Wine and Spirits at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. It costs $10. Those who wish to attend have been asked to call the store or send an email to to register.

Farm to Table Talk

Tonight is the night that Jennifer Pike of Pike Farms and Sybille van Kempen of the Loaves and Fishes food store will give a free talk at the East Hampton Library on the symbiotic relationship between local produce like that sold at the Pike Farms stand and the takeout food shop. Part of the library’s Tom Twomey lecture series, it will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. 

A Correction

A caption that ran with last week’s recipe for rack of lamb misidentified the chef in the photo. He is Justin Finney, a chef at the Highway Restaurant and Bar, not Anand Sastry, the restaurant’s executive chef, whose recipe it was.