A chef’s love affair with a pig roaster.
Nadia Ernestus’s Hamptons-based sauerkraut business is taking off as more discover the benefits of fermentation and kvass.
Not Newtons. From a random cultivar, a fig farm grows in Orient. • Photographs by Lindsay Morris
The funky little restaurant and bar has a split personality in more ways than one. If we were not three blocks away from the Atlantic ocean, I could have sworn we were in Europe. There’s definitely a surfer’s vibe. And a bubble machine.
Howard Lutnick, his wife Allison Lutnick and sister Edie Lutnick of the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund are getting the penultimate weekend off to a good start on Friday afternoon by hosting their summer benefit at the “Love Shack” on the beach in Sagaponack.
Love of the water united Gina Bradley, who owns Paddle Dive, a stand-up paddleboard business, and jewelry designer Susan Rockefeller, who donates 5 percent of the proceeds of her Deep Dive Collection to Oceana, the largest organization working to protect the oceans.
Antiques may be prized for higher-quality steel, but custom-made rakes are the best. Garden tools, such as pitchforks, can easily be converted to catch clams. Thin tines work best to find hard clams in rocky bottoms, and thicker tines suit soft clams in sandy or muddy bottoms.
A small herb garden, tucked behind the Maidstone, sets the tone for the 19-room inn and its Scandinavian restaurant, the Living Room. Sections of the white shingled building date back to the 1600s. From the sheepskin-draped Adirondack chairs on the porch, the view of East Hampton’s iconic town pond and South End Burial Grounds has not changed in four centuries. The settlers were not serving up caviar tacos, however.
This once-in-a-lifetime dinner begins with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. with live music and “surprise gifts” for a suggested donation of $1,000 per person. Nicholson’s studio is at 760 East Hampton Turnpike (Route 114) Sag Harbor. RSVP: 631-604-2777
Monday is Industry Day at Montauk Beach House. The old RonJon got gussied up three years ago when the Polynesian-themed motel was turned into a private club in the heart of Montauk and the tiki god standing guard over the village turned gold.
Calling all competitors! Ruschmeyer’s, the 1950’s camp-style restaurant and inn, will transform into the South of France as 24 teams compete for the title of Bastille Day’s 2014 petanque championship.