If the phrases “prix fixe” and “free Prosecco” make your significant other swoon, this Valentine’s Day ought to be filled with romance. Here on the South Fork, plenty of restaurants are offering dinner and drink specials next Thursday. For those looking to kick the celebration up a notch, the Baker House 1650 also has a deal on hotel rooms.
Jeremy Blutstein, the chef de cuisine at Almond in Bridgehampton and a fixture of the South Fork culinary world since he was a teenager, has been named the executive chef of Gurney’s Star Island Resort and Marina. The resort, which was formerly the Montauk Yacht Club, was purchased by Gurney’s in May. It is undergoing renovations and is scheduled to open in the spring.
The Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is the longest holiday of the year in many countries. It begins with Little Year on Jan. 28, which leads into New Year’s Eve on Feb. 4, then the Spring Festival begins Feb. 5, and ends with the Lantern Festival on Feb. 19.