Food & Wine

Where’s The Beef: At The Grocery Store — At Least For Now

The latest fear, borne out by occasionally picked-clean meat aisles, is whether there will be enough beef, pork, and chicken available to feed hungry families in the weeks and months ahead.

Love What’s Local with “The Hamptons Kitchen”

Hillary Davis and Stacy Dermont's new book “The Hamptons Kitchen: Seasonal Recipes Pairing Land And Sea” delves into the food culture of the East End in a way that few authors have.

Two Amagansett Farms Are Innovating Their Labor Force In Light of COVID-19

While many farms rely on a patchwork of family, longterm skilled employees and local hourly workers, many local farms are also boosted by apprenticeship programs as well as H2-A seasonal worker programs.

Area Restaurants, Delis And Specialty Stores Offering Takeout And Delivery Meals

With grocery store shelves barren and many second-home owners now living in their South Fork houses, a number of local restaurants, delis and specialty stores are continuing to produce meals and goods that can be picked up or, in some cases, will be delivered free of charge to nearby neighborhoods.

Many Sag Harbor Businesses Told To Close at 8 p.m. on Sunday

Local businesses and members of the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce were notified by Sag Harbor Village Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy on Saturday that all non-essential businesses must close by tomorrow, March 22, by 8 p.m., as per orders from New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo

The Possibility Of French Wine Tariffs Hits Close To Home

The Possibility Of French Wine Tariffs Hits Close To Home

Spirited Siblings Open Sagaponack Farm Distillery Tasting Room

Spirited Siblings Open Sagaponack Farm Distillery Tasting Room

Honest Plate Brings Clean, Meal Delivery Service to the South Fork

In January, Watermill resident Ashley Heather, founder of co-working space, The Spur, which has locations in both East Hampton and Southampton, launched a new business. Honest Plate, a clean-eating meal service, offers clients up to five meals per week, all of which are already cooked. Following pick-up, subscribers to the service simply reheat the meals and serve them: no prepping, cooking, or waiting required.

Saigon Social Comes to East Hampton

On February 14, 15, and 16, Carissa’s The Bakery, in East Hampton, will host a special culinary event. This pop-up dinner, set at Carissa Waechter’s flawless Pantigo Road space in East Hampton, will feature chef Helen Nguyen, an acclaimed chef and alum of Daniel known for her modern interpretation of classic Vietnamese dishes.

Wölffer Kitchen Sag Harbor’s Lease Is Up For Sale While The Restaurant Remains Open

Wölffer Kitchen Sag Harbor's Lease Is Up For Sale While The Restaurant Remains Open

Business Briefs: Promoted to Partner, Burns Joins SHIMA and Lear at Almond

Jake Lear — and his music — has been called an “amalgam of muddied roots reverb, Mississippi Hill Country stomp, and tasty nuanced grooves,” according to NO Depression Magazine. Almond restaurant can get down with that, and booked Lear as the next guest of its “Artists & Writers” dinner series — a family-style, three-course meal on Tuesday, February 11, at 7 p.m. at the Bridgehampton restaurant, where the musician will share his story.

With New State Grant, Time To Lean In For Food Hub On Stony Brook...

The East End Food Institute is getting a piece of the pie, thanks to a $300,000 grant from New York Empire State Development

Business Briefs: Super Bowl Specials, Market Outlook, Game Dinner

For the first time in what feels like decades, the New England Patriots aren’t stepping foot near the Super Bowl — and, for some, that’s reason enough for celebration.

The North Fork Table & Inn Finds A Buyer In Michelin-Starred Chef John Fraser

The North Fork Table & Inn may look closed from the outside — and, to business, it technically is — but inside, the beloved Southold institution is brimming with new life following its recent sale to Michelin-starred chef John Fraser.

Meet Chef George Hirsch, If He Can Do It, You Can Do It

Maybe you’ve seen Chef George Hirsch while you’re out and about on the East End. You might have caught him at a farm stand chatting up a grower, or discussing wine production at a local vineyard, or even cooking up a recipe on a grill somewhere near the water. It’s all done for the filming of George Hirsch Lifestyle, his long-running PBS television series which is about combining good food with good living.

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: September 17 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by Sag Harbor Express Publisher Emeritus Bryan Boyhan to discuss an article he wrote on the 50th anniversary of the tragic flight of The Free Life, a hot air balloon that was launched from Springs in an unsuccessful attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Remembering The Free Life 50 Years Later

They would float up the coast to Maine. There, they would catch the westerlies that would blow them the 2,500 miles to Europe. Up there, in the beauty and the silence, you hear the true noise of the sea coming up at you. There was plenty of food on board, stocked with salamis and cheeses — fatty food to keep them warm and filled — water, Champagne for celebrating, of course, plus some emergency supplies. But it turns out the crew of The Free Life, a seven-story high Roziére balloon that lifted off from a field in Springs 50 years ago this week, would not need it.

A Father Shares Advice: In his Book, Richie Jackson offers a Road Map...

At the age of 15, when Jackson Foo Wong came out and told his parents that he was gay, his father, Richie Jackson, a TV and theater producer based in New York City, couldn’t have been more delighted. That’s because for Jackson, being gay had long been an important defining feature of his own life.