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Almond Restaurant has new winter specials, including on Tuesdays when a burger and beer is $25. COURTESY ALMOND

Almond Restaurant has new winter specials, including on Tuesdays when a burger and beer is $25. COURTESY ALMOND

Thursday is ramen night at Almond Restaurant with the ramen du jour $29. COURTESY ALMOND

Thursday is ramen night at Almond Restaurant with the ramen du jour $29. COURTESY ALMOND

Lulu Kitchen & Bar's truffled foie gras torchon. CARL TIMPONE

Lulu Kitchen & Bar's truffled foie gras torchon. CARL TIMPONE

Lulu Kitchen & Bar's mussels. CARL TIMPONE

Lulu Kitchen & Bar's mussels. CARL TIMPONE

authorStaff Writer on Dec 7, 2023

Gift Cards at The American Hotel

Each wintry holiday season, The American Hotel shows its appreciation for East End residents — its devoted customers — with a special 30 percent off “Winter Gift Card.” The gift card can be purchased now through December 24 at this holiday discount. This time-limited gift card can be purchased for a minimum of $150 and the following values — $200, $250, $300, $500, $1000. These special discount Gift Cards can be redeemed from January 1, 2024, through Memorial Day 2024, and cannot be combined with any other special discounts such as Happy Hour. The card cannot be redeemed for cash and the unused value remains on the card after each use.

Stop by soon to see the hotel’s beautiful holiday décor and warm up in the ever-cozy American Hotel. Join your friends at The American Hotel, 49 Main Street, Sag Harbor. For Reservations call 631-725-3535 or book through RESY.

Lulu Kitchen & Bar Holiday Menu To Go

This holiday season Lulu Kitchen & Bar is offering several Christmas and New Year’s Eve take out menus to celebrate the holidays at home without all the cooking. From full dinner menus to platters, canapes and a la carte items, Lulu has the holiday meal covered. Celebration Feasts are $350 for two, $700 for four.

In addition, the pastry team will be preparing traditional house made Bûche de Noël cakes for the holiday. The chocolate sponge cake layered with dark chocolate mousse, brandied cherry and white chocolate mousse is made in two sizes: $70 for two to four people and $130 for six to 10 people. There is a limited number available. Orders must be placed at least 48 hours before Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Pick up by 3:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Holiday orders over $400 will receive a complimentary $50 gift card to use during a future visit to Lulu.

Holiday take out menus are as follows: Celebration Feast One — fresh baked baguettes, oysters on the half shell, house foie gras torchon, cowboy rib eye, truffle potato gratin, kale and exotic mushrooms, truffled red wine sauce and Black Forest Bûche de Noël.

Celebration Feast Two — fresh baked baguettes, jumbo shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell, smoked salmon plate, chef’s mussels, grilled lobster pasta, garlic kale, Black Forest Bûche de Noël.

A la carte dishes are also available, as well as cheese and charcuterie platters ($55 for two or $110 for four), raw bar $195 and canapes by the dozen for $42.

Lulu Kitchen & Bar will be open on Christmas Eve for service from noon to 3 p.m. and closed Christmas Day. The restaurant will be open for New Year’s Eve offering the regular a la carte menu as well as the following specialty items: Royal Osetra Caviar ($175), truffled foie gras torchon ($46) and duck Wellington for two to three people ($165).

Lulu Kitchen & Bar is at 126 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Call 631-725-0900 or email info@lulusagharbor.com to reserve your holiday meal. Visit lulusagharbor.com for details.

L & W Hanukkah To Go

L & W Market in Bridgehampton is offering to-go meals for Hanukkah. Pick up is on Friday, December 15, between 1 and 3 p.m. next door to the market at Almond Restaurant. Orders may be placed online or by calling 631-537-1123. Latkes and jelly donuts will be available. Menu offerings include latkes ($18 half dozen), matzo ball soup ($24 for one quart), house cured salmon ($25 half pound), red wine braised brisket ($89 to $149), whole roasted chicken ($45), and sides ($21 each) of rosemary roasted potatoes, sautéed Amagansett greens, yakitori glazed sweet potatoes.

L & W Market is at 2493 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. For more information, visit landwmarket.com.

Nick & Toni’s Christmas Eve

Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton will offer a special prix fixe menu for Christmas Eve on December 24. The three course menu will cost $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity. A special “Bambini Menu” will also be available for children. Reservations are recommended and can be made at 631-324-3550.

Nick & Toni’s is at 136 North Main Street, East Hampton. Visit nickandtonis.com for details.

The 23rd Annual Christmas Eve Suckling Pig Roast

Almond Restaurant has announced its 23rd annual Christmas Eve tradition of Berkshire suckling pig roast sourced this year from Roaming Acres Farm, served with seasonal accompaniments for $49. A portion of the revenue from Christmas Eve will be donated to the Pajama Program (pajamaprogram.org). The program provides new, warm pajamas and new books to children in need in the United States and all around the world, many of whom are waiting to be adopted. The regular a la carte menu will also be available. Hours on Christmas Eve, December 24, are 5 to 9 p.m. Almond will be closed on Christmas Day.

Almond Restaurant is at 1 Ocean Road in Bridgehampton. For reservations or more information call Almond at 631-537-5665. Visit almondrestaurant.com for details.

Ring in 2024 at The 1770 House

The 1770 House Restaurant & Inn presents a New Year’s Eve celebration menu by Executive Chef Michael Rozzi plus wine selections available by Wine Director Michael Cohen. Reservations can be made at 631-324-1770.

From 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Chef Rozzi presents a wide assortment of dishes in a three-course menu including appetizer, entrée and dessert at $125 per person (plus tax, gratuity and beverage). The menus may be enjoyed with selections from the 250-bottle Wine Spectator award-winning list. Champagne and sparkling wines from France, Spain, New Mexico and California include two selections by the glass ($16 to $22); four selections by the half-bottle ($45 to $275); and nine selections by the bottle ($68 to $550).

The 1770 House will be open on New Year’s Day serving Chef Rozzi’s $65 two-course menu upstairs and downstairs; along with an a la carte menu in the Tavern. All menus are on 1770house.com.

New Year’s Day will also be the last chance for photos in the parlor with The 1770 House’s spectacularly decorated Christmas tree and holiday decorations.

The 1770 House will be closed for dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The 1770 House is at 143 Main Street, East Hampton. For details, visit 1770house.com.

Canoe Place Inn

The presents are all wrapped and waiting under the tree so treat yourself to Christmas Eve or Christmas Day dinner at Canoe Place Inn & Cottages with a prix fixe, four-course meal featuring Green Circle heritage turkey, wild king salmon, rack of Australian lamb or American wagyu sirloin with family-style sides such as buttermilk mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts and mac and cheese. Save room for cinnamon brioche donuts or triple chocolate cake. The cost is $115 per person; children (12 and under) $65.

For details, visit canoeplace.com. Canoe Place Inn & Cottages is at 239 East Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays.

New Year’s at Claudio’s

Claudio’s Tavern and Grill will ring in 2024 with a festive dinner and entertainment on Sunday, December 31. The evening will feature a delicious surf and turf dinner special for $79, a special holiday cocktail the “Merry Berry Espresso Cocktail” and a New Year’s Ball Drop Dessert. A house DJ will spin live music and the resident historian will offer “Prohibition Walking Tours” through Claudio’s historic speakeasy at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. highlighting all of the Prohibition era elements on site. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the restaurant directly at 631-477-0627.

Claudio’s Tavern and Grill is at 111 Main Street in Greenport. Call 631-477-0627 or visit claudios.com for details.

Christmas Eve at Nick & Toni’s

Nick & Toni’s will offer a special prix fixe menu for Christmas Eve on December 24. The three course menu will cost $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity. A special “Bambini Menu” will also be available for children. Reservations are recommended and can be made by visiting bit.ly/3GrpFfB or calling the restaurant directly at 631-324-3550.

Nick & Toni’s is at 136 North Main Street, East Hampton. Visit nickandtonis.com for details.

Bedell Cel

lars and Corey Creek Tap Room Holiday Bundles

Bedell Cellars and Corey Creek Tap Room have put together festive holiday bundles featuring their award-winning wines, products from local Long Island vendors and signed hardcover books of “Sun, Sea, Soil and Wine: Winemaking on the North Fork of Long Island” written by Bedell winemaker Rich Olsen-Harbich. A selection of bundles is available for purchase online and all bundles can be purchased at the winery as well, while supplies last. Gift cards, merchandise and more can be purchased online by visiting bit.ly/3uSWIqi. The bundles, subject to change, include: Bedell Cellars — Holiday Candle Bundle with a locally made North Fork Holiday scented candle by Hamptons Hand-Poured, a bottle of 2020 Malbec and Bedell wine opener for $50; Holiday Magnum Bundle with a magnum of Taste Red 2019, a signed hardcover copy of “Sun, Sea, Soil, Wine: Winemaking on the North Fork of Long Island” written by Bedell winemaker Rich Olsen-Harbich for $100 (in store only); Tasting for Two gift certificate plus 10 percent off bottle purchases for $50. Corey Creek Tap Room — Festive Fills! Buy three get one free on select wines.

Bedell Cellars is at 36225 Main Road in Cutchogue. For more information, call 631-734-7537 or visit bedellcellars.com.

Corey Creek Tap Room is at 45470 Main Road in Southold. For more information, call 631-765-4168 or visit coreycreektaproom.com.

Winter Specials at Almond Restaurant

Almond Restaurant has announced new winter specials. A two-course prix fixe for $39 will be offered Tuesday through Thursday nights all night and Friday and Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. On Tuesdays a burger and beer special will be offered for $25. On Wednesdays it’s bottomless mussels and fries for $25 and on Thursdays it’s ramen night with the ramen du jour for $29. Almond is open Tuesday through Saturday at 5 p.m.

Almond Restaurant is at 1 Ocean Road in Bridgehampton. Call 631- 537-5665 or visit almondrestaurant.com for details.

Greek Specials in Bridgehampton

Elaia Estiatorio in Bridgehampton is serving its Opa Happy Hour, Tuesday to Sunday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the bar. Weekly Wine Down Wednesdays will include half-price bottles of select wine every Wednesday in the main dining room.

A weekly two-course prix fixe menu will be available from Tuesday through Sunday for $39, offered from 5 to 6:30 p.m. (and make sure to ask for the special Greek house wines for only $12).

This holiday season, Elaia Estiatorio offers a delicious catering menu so that you can enjoy your holiday dinner in the convenience of your own home, among family and friends, and a fresh, authentic Greek meal. Elaia is also accepting bookings for holiday parties and private dinners.

Elaia Estiatorio is at 95 School Street in Bridgehampton. Visit elaiaestiatorio.com for details.

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