Andrina Wekontash Smith will be a featured artist at the upcoming Artists and Writers Dinner at Almond Restaurant on Monday.
Andrina of almonds
A series of dinners for artists and writers at Almond Restaurant kicks off Monday, 2023, with an evening dedicated to the work of Andrina Wekontash Smith. Writer, storyteller and performer, Smith is a cinecook who grew up in South Fork. Emerson in Boston, where she earned her theater degree from her college, based on her own experiences, she explored the issues of her identity, race, and the unusual demographics of Long Her Island’s East Her End. I am writing her story with information from. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and Watermill Center residency are among her stops along the way. She divides her time between Brooklyn and the “tiny house” she is building on her Indian Reservation in Shinnecock.
The event costs $59 and includes a 3-course meal served family-style, a glass of wine or draft beer, and gratuities. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Bridgehampton Restaurants at 631-537-5665.
Austrian wine feature
Nick and Toni’s restaurant in East Hampton will host an Austrian Winter Wine Pairing Dinner on January 26th. Alpine winter-inspired meals are created by chef Michael Zuckerman, pastry chefs Kelsey Roden and Simine McNaughton. Beverage director.
The four-course dinner, which includes braised oxtail, foie gras torchon, herring cream tart, and speck ham with drunken goat cheese, opens with canapés served with a sparkling brut rose. The first course is beet-aged Arctic char, followed by a tasting of two Grüner Veltliner white wines. A rabbit schnitzel with spetzle would be the second course with a Riesling. Followed by Smoked Duck Legs with Pinot Noir, Apple Linzer Tart and Nero Cookies for dessert, and Furmint Desert Wine.
Dinner begins at 6:30 PM and costs $150, tax and tip not included. Poured wines are available for purchase at special prices at the event through Jacques Flanay at Domaine Flanay. Dinner reservations can be made through Resy.