Business: Easter Done Right, Passover Seder, the Surf is Calling

The porch at Baron's Cove in Sag Harbor. Photo courtesy of Baron's Cove

Easter Brunch Done Right

Dine in at Baron’s Cove, located at 31 West Water Street in Sag Harbor, for a prix fixe Easter brunch on Sunday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring a traditional Sunday lamb or beef roast served with smashed root vegetables, local asparagus, grilled spring onions, Yorkshire pudding and natural jus.

Children can either work up an appetite or burn off that brunch with an Easter egg hunt at either 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. on the lawn — and visit with the Easter bunny, too!

Brunch is $38 and $18 for children. For more information, please call (631) 725-2101 or visit

Nick & Toni’s, located at 136 North Main Street in East Hampton, will also celebrate Easter Sunday with brunch, served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and dinner starting at 6 p.m.

Specials will include spring pea agnolotti with prosciutto and sweet onions for $19; grilled boneless lamb loin with morel mushrooms, fingerling potatoes and mint salsa verde for $42; and la Pastiera Napoletana with strawberries and orange sherbet for $14.

For more information, please call (631) 324-3550 or visit

For those who’d rather drive out to The End, the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina will serve a three-course prix fixe menu from 4 to 8 p.m. at their restaurant, located at 32 Star Island Road.

Diners can choose between a kale salad, clam chowder and salmon poke for an appetizer; slow roasted leg of lamb, a half roasted chicken and branzino for an entrée; and tarte tatin or chocolate mousse for dessert.

Cost is $34.99. For more information, please call (631) 668-3133 or visit

Get Down To Business At Bingo

Play bingo, or just swap business cards, during the Southampton Chamber of Commerce Networking Night Bingo on Thursday, March 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the North Sea Tavern, located at 1271 North Sea Road in Southampton.

Advance tickets are $15, or $20 at the door, which includes five bingo games and complimentary snacks. Proceeds will benefit the Southampton High School Carol Zuhusky Memorial Scholarship Fund.

For more information, please call (631) 283-0402 or visit

Sam’s Beverage Place in East Hampton.

Autism Speaks Hits Close To Home

On Monday, April 2, Sam’s Beverage Place — located at 29 Race Lane in East Hampton — will donate 10 percent of its collected sales to Autism Speaks, in honor of Autism Awareness Day, and the store’s namesake.

“Owners Mitchell and Heidi Iden established the store for their son, Sam, whom the business is named after,” according to a press release. “The husband-and-wife team created the store to provide employment for Sam, who is autistic, had completed his education and was ready for the next stage in his life.”

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions — across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan — for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support. For more information, please call (631) 324-7267 or visit

A Passover Seder, Of Sorts

In lieu of a traditional Passover Seder, Nick & Toni’s — located at 136 North Main Street in East Hampton — will be celebrating the bread-free holiday with an a la carte menu on Friday, March 30, and Saturday, March 31, starting at 6 p.m.

Enjoy a matzo gnocchi appetizer for $14, followed by citrus braised short ribs with cipollini onions and wheat berries for $36, and coconut macaroon cake with chocolate ganache and a hazlenut crumble for $15.

For more information, please call (631) 324-3550 or visit

Rowdy Hall will also offer a special Passover menu on Friday and Saturday, with a matzoh ball soup appetizer for $12, a red wine braised brisket entrée with sweet potato purée and root vegetables for $28, and pistachio and strawberry meringue cake with berries and lemon sherbet for $12.

The restaurant is located at 10 Main Street in the Parrish Mews in East Hampton. For more information, please call (631) 324-8555 or visit

Jazz at the Cove

Take advantage of extended happy hour specials — and listen to some jazz! — on select Wednesdays at Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor, continuing with Bossa Nova Night on April 4.

From 6 to 9 p.m., Ludmilla and Marcello will play a set of Tom Jobim, Carlos Lyra, Edu Lobo and the like, giving “an exciting, high-energy performance that is truly unforgettable,” according to a press release.

The series continues on April 18 with Gypsy Jazz, featuring a performance by Marc Daine, and May 2 with Hot Club of Montauk. For more information, please call (631) 725-2101 or visit

Six Courses, Three Chefs, One Restaurant

On Thursday, April 5, come to Almond very, very hungry — and thirsty.

The Bridgehampton restaurant, located at 1 Ocean Road, is teaming up with Iacono Farms for the Spring Chicken N’ Beer Dinner, a six-course meal — prepared by Jason Weiner, Jeremy Blutstein and guest chef Dane Sayles of Scarpetta Beach — paired with select brews from the Port Jeff Brewing Company.

The first course will feature a matzoh ball soup with Koji cured schmaltz paired with the Party Boat IPA, followed by paté and gallantine, with pickles and fements, and the Low Tide Black IPA.

Scooner Pale Ale will accompany a soft-boiled egg with togarashi, cured yolk and artichokes, followed by the Beach Beer and tamales adobo, with the usual taqueria suspects and cracklins.

The entrée will be Korean fried chicken, with crack sauce, tteokbokki and sunchoke/daikon kimchi, also paired with the Beach Beer, and finished by Dulce de Leche Pot de Crème and the Port Jeff Porter.

Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and costs $65 per person. For more information and reservations, please call (631) 537-5665 or visit

The crew from Paddle Diva.

The Surf Is Calling

Warm up, shape up, surf’s up! Join Paddle Diva’s Gina Bradley and Amy Worthington for a water and wellness retreat starting April 11 in Rincón, Puerto Rico, the surf capital of the Caribbean.

Stand-up paddling and surfing will be offered every day, as well as fitness walks and runs in the mornings and sunset yoga in the evenings. Add-on activities, such as trips to waterfalls, bioluminescent bays, massages, reformer pilates, spinning and more, will also be available.

The five-day trip — with accommodations at a private home called Casa Azul — will cost $1,850 for double occupancy with a shared bathroom, or $2,100 for single occupancy and a shared bathroom. Airfare is not included. For more information, please call (516) 383-2296 or email