Side Dish: Get Your Quick (Prix) Fixe

Spring Rolls, Dockside, Sag Harbor
Spring Rolls, Dockside, Sag Harbor. Photo credit: Stacy Dermont

The Bell & Anchor in Sag Harbor hosts lobster night every Wednesday. The three-course menu may include home port chowder and classic Caesar salad with hearts of romaine for an appetizer; and entrées such as “old school” lobster garganelli with corn, basil and saffron cream; or butter poached lobster claws with 7 oz. grilled filet mignon, succotash and fingerling potatoes. 631-725-3400

Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton is bringing back brunch every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brunch will feature an a la carte menu with specialty brunch cocktails. Menu items may include Balsam Farm cheese pumpkin pancakes with fresh cinnamon cream and walnuts; buttermilk chicken with garden chive biscuits and pancetta red eye gravy; and sweet potato hash with local Brussels sprouts and fried organic eggs. Nick & Toni’s currently serves dinner Wednesday – Monday beginning at 6 p.m.

New Moon Café in East Quogue is offering a prix fixe Tex-Mex special every night from 5 to 7 p.m. Diners can order two entrées for $25 plus one nacho appetizer from the South o’ the Border menu. Entrées may include chimichanga, a deep fried burrito of the guest’s choosing, topped with red sauce and melted cheese; barbecued brisket o’beef; and tostada, a Mexican pizza with a choice of beef, chicken or vegetable toppings. The restaurant opens at 5 p.m. 631-653-4042

red|bar brasserie in Southampton has begun its autumn hours. The restaurant serves dinner Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 5:30 p.m. It’s closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Guests may enjoy a prix fixe menu, $30 for two courses and $35 for three courses. Menu items may include tuna tartare with wasabi, ginger, shallots, chinois vinaigrette and crispy wontons; rusticella garganelli pasta with veal sage, prosciutto and parmigiano reggiano; and jumbo shrimp with applewood-bacon red flannel hash and horseradish beurre blanc.  631-283-0704

Indian Wells in East Hampton now offers weekly specials Monday through Thursday. The specials are a burger, brew and wings on Monday ($17); steak with soup or salad and potato or vegetable on Tuesday ($25); steak, chicken or vegetable fajita with all the fixin’s on Wednesday ($19); and prime rib with soup or salad, baked potato and vegetables on Thursday ($23).  631-267-0040

The Clam Bar in Amagansett is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to sunset throughout the fall season. The restaurant is serving up customer favorite fresh catch staples such as fried clams and lobster rolls everyday. Diners can also stock up on clam chowder and spicy crab and sweet corn chowder or hit the snack bar for some grab-and-go-takeout dinner.

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