Derby Day is also an excuse to polish the silver julep cups, whip up some burgoo, hot browns, and Derby pie, and muddle some spearmint in bourbon in preparation for that most deadly of cocktails, the mint julep.
It’s a berry! It’s a pear! It’s superfood! We are talking about the Persea americana, member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae: the avocado. Its name comes from the Aztec word “ahuacatl,” which means testicle. Oh, dear.
The following is excerpted from Laura Donnelly's restaurant review in this week's Star. More ideas for meals on the go can be found in the Star's Restaurant Guide: easthamptonstar.com/restaurants.
It's Columbus Day weekend AND the Hamptons International Film Festival is on the East End so I know all of you ladies and gentlemen and black-clad cinephiles want to know where to eat. With movies being shown in 6 locations from Southampton to Montauk your dining options are plentiful.