Foodstuffs: Foragers Rejoice, DIY Pizza, Asian Cuisine and a winter Prix Fixe

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Make your own margherita pizza with Nicky & Toni's kit.

Farmed And Foraged At Almond

Almond Restaurant will host a special Autumn Dinner on Monday, November 15, featuring farmer, forager and guest chef Jack Formica. This third annual event features a six-course, plant based menu almost entirely sourced from the East End. Dishes include ocean salt potatoes, wild allium and smoked potato soup, hen of the woods and native corn tostada, gold beet salad, confit chicken of the woods and an acorn and maple cookie.

“I like to say that this is ‘true East End cuisine’ as 98 percent of this menu is locally sourced,” said Formica. “This event is as much of an education as it is an eating event as so many people do not realize how many native plants are out here and can find their way to your plate.”

The special menu, $95 per person plus tax and tip, will be offered from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, November 15. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 631-537-5665. Almond Restaurant is at 1 Ocean Road, Bridgehampton.

DIY Pizza Kits Are Back At Nick & Toni’s

It’s dough to go with Nick & Toni’s DIY Pizza Kits.

Nick & Toni’s will offer DIY Pizza Kits for Two again this fall. The kits include all the ingredients you need to make a delicious pizza dinner at home. Kits include: a Nick & Toni’s Caesar salad, fresh pizza dough, Nick & Toni’s pomodoro sauce, fresh mozzarella and detailed instructions on how to bake the perfect pizza, all for $36. The kits were available as of November 4 and are offered Thursday through Sunday only. Order kits online at nickandtonis.com and pickup any time after 5 p.m. at 136 North Main Street, East Hampton. Call 631-324-3550 for details.

Asian Night Returns

Yellow bass curry at Highway Restaurant. Courtesy Highway Restaurant.

Highway Restaurant & Bar in East Hampton returns with Asian Night on Thursday, November 18. Choose from appetizers like papaya and crab salad, Asian slaw, chicken and cabbage dumplings, vegetable spring rolls, or wonton soup. Also on the menu is sushi and sashimi, entrees like yellow fish curry, chicken Ramen and Thai ribs, and sides including fried rice and bok choy. Also, on Wednesday, November 17, in partnership with Vinifera Imports and Westhampton Fine Wine, Highway Restaurant will host a wine tasting with a four-course dinner to pair. The tasting begins at 6:30 p.m. with more than a dozen wines, followed by dinner at 7:15 p.m. The cost is $180 per person with reservations by Monday, November 13.

Highway Restaurant & Bar is at 290 Montauk Highway, East Hampton. Visit orders.highwayrestaurant.com for more information.

Winter Prix Fixe In Hampton Bays

The Cottage On The Hamlet Green Restaurant in Hampton Bays will remain open during the upcoming winter season, serving a $40 prix fixe three course meal from 5 to 6 p.m. with BYOB and no corkage fee. There will also be dining and dancing on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 to 10 p.m. To reserve a table, call 631-440-2240. The Cottage On The Hamlet Green is at 105 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. The restaurant opened earlier this year and features classical and modern French dishes with North African and French Antilles influences.

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