Side Dish: Musing About Dinner

Chef Todd Jacobs of Fresh Hamptons
Chef Todd Jacobs of Fresh Hamptons. Photo credit: S.H. Schulman

Local restaurants have updated their prix fixe deals and specials.  Check out what this selection of Hamptons and North Fork restaurants are up to.

Fresh Hamptons in Bridgehampton is hosting  family night dinner every Sunday from 4 p.m. to close. Dinner feeds two to four adults or two adults and two to three children. Menu may include a large house salad with mesclun greens and balsamic vinaigrette, choice of a whole pan-roasted Raleigh Farms organic chicken with fresh rosemary and pan gravy or one pound of Merlot barbeque braised all natural boneless beef short ribs with Pinot Noir sauce and three large sides of honey glazed local organic carrots, string beans sautéed with garlic, shallots and fennel and roasted garlic whipped potatoes. $59, plus tax and gratuity. 631-537-4700

Casa Basso in Westhampton is offering a special three-course prix fixe menu for $25 per person from Tuesday–Sunday and on Friday and Saturday until 6:30 p.m. Appetizers include baked clams, prosciutto and melon and zucchini fritte, while entrees include poached salmon with Grand Marnier, chicken franchaise and pasta primavera. The dessert menu offers a selection including Napoleon, vanilla or chocolate ice cream and rum cake. 631-288-1841

Fresno in East Hampton introduces a new autumn menu, available during dinner hours Wednesday–Sunday at 5:30 p.m. (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays). Highlights may include crispy calamari with sriracha lime aioli, chipotle barbeque grilled center cut Duroc pork chop with grilled peaches, cheddar, bacon and scallion cornbread and pan seared Scottish salmon with couscous, fennel, zucchini, golden raisins, medjool dates and harissa beurre blanc. 631-324-8700

Muse in Sag Harbor is offering a $30 prix fixe menu, all night on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, and 5:30–6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Menu items include the fall apple salad featuring frisée lettuce tossed with Granny Smith apples, sunflower seeds, smoked Gouda, craisins and crispy smoked salmon bacon with blood orange marmalade Caesar on crispy Gruyere cheese bread pudding, as well as  wasabi jerked Long Island duck au poivre served alongside herb-grilled sweet potato risotto with caramelized Vidalia onion and cranberry duck confit. 631-899-4810

noah’s in Greenport is celebrating harvest season with Winemakers’ Sundays. The next one is  October 13, at 6 p.m. and will feature a five-course wine pairing menu with wines from Shinn Estate Vineyards. Seating is limited; $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. The menu features roasted lobster bisque, pan-roasted Montauk tilefish, local mushroom risotto, red wine braised lamb shank and eau de vie poached apple cobbler with fresh whipped cream and toasted almonds. 631-477-6720

The Coast Grill in Sag Harbor is offering a 3-course prix fixe $27 special all night on Thursday and Sunday, and before 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.Items may include Thai spice bouillabaisse with shrimp, lobster, clams, monkfish, in a lemongrass, red curry and coconut fume; roasted free range chicken; and NY steak with black truffle bordelaise, exotic mushrooms, and creamed local braising greens. 631-283-2277

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