The Honor of Cooking at The James Beard House
Chef James McDevitt of Four Food Studio and Cocktail Salon
will be cooking a midwinter brunch at the James Beard House on Sunday, January 27 beginning at 12:00 p.m. The cost is $75 for members and $90 per person for non-members. For reservations call (212) 675 – 4984.
Chef Tito Onofre of Jonathan’s Ristorante
will be cooking an Italian Wine Lover’s Dinner at The James Beard House on Monday, January 28th at 7 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $125 for members of the James Beard Foundation and $155 for the general public. For reservations call (212) 675 – 4984.
Executive Chef Joseph Realmuto of Nick & Toni’s
will be cooking a Mediterranean Feast at The James Beard House on Monday, February 4th at 7 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $125 for members of The James Beard Foundation and $155 for the general public. For reservations, call (212) 675 – 4984.
News & Events
Not looking forward to Superbowl Sunday with boys cheering, beers spilling and nuts tossing? Have a girls getaway weekend at East Wind
in Wading River. A two-night luxury get-away package dedicated to women is available Friday, February 1 through Sunday, February 3. The package is $799 pp for single room occupancy or $599 pp if sharing a double room. Weekend includes: two 50-minute spa treatments; complimentary demonstrations; Tanger Outlet Center discount coupons; Friday night wine dinner; Saturday night dinner tasting menu; breakfast each morning; and a high tea afternoon lunch on Saturday. For reservations call (631) 929-3500.
Get VIP benefits at George Martin’s Coastal Grill
(516) 432-2690 in Long Beach. New VIP cards are now available to customers. Anyone is eligible to sign-up for the program and start earning perks as a frequent diner. Currently, card carrying members will receive 15-percent off their entire bill Sunday through Thursday. The promotions for card members will change monthly.
At the Jedediah Hawkin’s Inn
(631) 722-2900 in Jamesport, Tom Schaudel is replacing the traditional high tea with “high cheese.” A wonderful mid-day treat of a platter of four different cheeses paired with other accompaniments and a glass of wine from the list of “wines by the glass” for $19.95 per person.
Wildthyme Restaurant and Bar
in Southampton presents winter cooking classes throughout January and February. Classes range from $25 to $75 pp. January classes include: Splendid Soups & Stews; Warm Winter Supper; Eclectic Vegetarian; Italian Comfort Food; Cooking Light for Family & Friends; Chili, Cornbread and Crop Circle Beer. Children classes for kids ages 5-8 include: Breakfast in Bed, Pizza Party, and Tailgating Party. For more info about the classes contact Delaney Oser at (631) 204-0007.
* Hot Spot of the Month *
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This month"s hot spot:
Check out Café Diane
in Woodbury. This second outpost of celebrated chef/owner John Durkin featuring a New American/Modern Italian menu has impressed diners and food critics alike garnering an “Excellent” from The New York Times and “three stars” from Newsday. The menu offers a selection of dishes for every taste. Sample appetizers include: tuna tartar with avocado, pita chips, soy lime dressing and beet salad with roasted garlic goat cheese, hazelnuts, mache and shallot vinaigrette. Entrees include: Berkshire pork chop with garlic mashed, Brussels sprouts, wild mushrooms and peppercorn sauce and wild striped bass with fingerlings, manila clams, mussels, calamari, basil and white wine. Café Diane serves lunch and dinner. Lunch is served Tuesday through Friday 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; dinner is served Sunday 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.; closed Monday.
That’s it for now until next month, Bon Appetit!