Food & Wine

A Season of Green for the Love of Asparagus

If ever there were an edible plant that carried with it the significant weight of the changing of the seasonal guard, asparagus would be it. A perennial that bears spears after its third year, asparagus is a hearty plant, but a challenging one, too. Prolific, weed-prone, and in need of constant tending, asparagus is the gift that keeps on giving.

Cooking With The Countess

The Southampton History Museum is hosting a live monthly Zoom cooking show that will take place in the kitchen of the Port of Missing Men, the last, private Gilded Age estate in Southampton.

Fishermen Finding Windows Of Opportunity, Necessity Opened By Coronavirus

But fishermen say that as the pandemic has settled into the habits of humans across the world, where one window of opportunity has closed, others have opened and helped the industry keep itself … well, afloat.

Restaurants See Difficult Futures Even When They Open Their Doors Again

Restaurants See Difficult Futures Even When They Open Their Doors Again

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.

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Amy Kirwin is Guild Hall’s Inaugural Chief Creative Officer

It was early 2011 when Amy Kirwin and Andrea Grover first met at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, and it wasn’t long before the two artistic souls realized they were kindred spirits. “We’re like twins. I came out of the womb first,” said Kirwin, who arrived on the East End in the fall of 2010, just three months ahead of Grover.

Sag Harbor Publisher Dr. Martin Shepard Dies

Dr. Martin Shepard, a psychiatrist, author, and with his wife, Judith, a trailblazing publisher, has died. Dr. Shepard passed away at his home in Sag Harbor surrounded by family on December 17, 2020, after a brief illness. He was 86.