Side Dish: Prix Fixe Your Life

Check out the latest happenings and deals at favorite Hamptons and North Fork restaurants.

theRIVERHEADPROJECT in Riverhead presents an Oktoberfest beer dinner on Wednesday, October 2 hosted by brewmeister Terrance Daly, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The dinner will feature beer by Weihenstephan, paired with a four-course German-themed dinner, served family style. Cost is $40 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Menu items include spaetzle—wild mushrooms, caramelized pearl onions and herb butter; schnitzel—pretzel crusted chicken, paillard, beer-braised cabbage and sea salt fingerlings; and for dessert, Kirshwasser soaked cherries, double chocolate ganache, sweet cream and chocolate shavings. 631-284-9300

The North Fork Table and Inn in Southold offers guests a new three-course prix fixe menu during dinner service on Sunday, Monday and Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. Cost is $75, plus tax and gratuity. Dinner items may include pan-roasted Atlantic dayboat swordfish; warm invincible summer farm heirloom squash and Cavolo Nero lasagna; and roasted Colorado lamb loin. 631-765-0177

Almond in Bridgehampton announces the return of Meatless Mondays. The vegetarian three-course prix fixe is $35 and will be offered all night every Monday. A three-course prix fixe will be available the rest of the week from 5 to 7 p.m. The $29 prix fixe offers three choices at each course off the regular menu and may include grilled yellow fin tuna; goat cheese ravioli with smoked ratatouille and squash blossom tempura; and yogurt marinated lamb breast with hummus, tabbouleh, harissa, preserved lemon and eggplant chips. 631-537-5665

The Cuddy in Sag Harbor offers a prix fixe Sunday through Thursday. Selections may include fried chicken and waffles, featuring confit, scallion waffles, green tomato chutney, truffle butter and honey ($24); Berkshire pork chop with tater tots, apple jam and Pommery mustard ($32); and pan-roasted striped bass with basil fregola and lemon sweet pea purée ($32). 631-725-0101

Fresno in East Hampton serves an appetizer and entrée for $30, or an appetizer, entrée and dessert for $35, in the dining room nightly until 6:30 p.m. and all night, every night, at the bar. Choices may include artisanal baby greens with Bartlett pears, Manchego cheese, pumpkin seeds and Sherry vinaigrette; moules frites PEI mussels with shallots, garlic and thyme; and classic vanilla crème brûlée.
631-324-8700.

Long Island Restaurant Week kicks off its Fall 2013 campaign on Sunday, November 3 for eight days ending on Sunday, November 10. Participating restaurants will offer a three-course prix fixe for $27.95 all night, every night they are open except Saturday when the menu will only be offered until 7 p.m. Each restaurant will serve its own unique menu with a minimum choice of three appetizers, three entrées and three desserts. Restaurant participants can be found at longislandrestaurantweek.com.
631-329-2111

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